Simple Windows Socket Server Example source code

This snippet submitted by Jahan Addison on 2007-01-22. It has been viewed 15492 times.
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#include <winsock2.h>
#include <cstdlib>
#include <windows.h>
#include <iostream>

using namespace std;


int main(){

    WSADATA WsaDat;
    if (WSAStartup(MAKEWORD(2,2), &WsaDat) != 0){
	cout<<"WSA FAILED\n";
	cin.get();
	return 0;
    }

    SOCKET Socket;
    Socket = socket(AF_INET, SOCK_STREAM, IPPROTO_TCP);
    if (Socket == SOCKET_ERROR){
	cout<<"Socket Failed to load\n";
	cin.get();
	return 0;
    }

    SOCKADDR_IN server;

    server.sin_port=htons (7898);
    server.sin_family = AF_INET;

    server.sin_addr.s_addr = INADDR_ANY;

    if (bind(Socket, (SOCKADDR *)(&server), sizeof (server)) == SOCKET_ERROR) 
    { 
	cout<<"BINDING FAILED\n";
	cin.get();
	return 0;
    }
    do {
	listen(Socket, 5000);
    } while (Socket != SOCKET_ERROR);
}




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