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Chapter 5. Binding Addresses to a Socket > Using the bind(2) Function

Using the bind(2) Function

The purpose of the bind(2) function is to assign a socket address to a nameless socket. The function synopsis is given as follows:

#include <sys/types.h>
#include <sys/socket.h>

int bind(int sockfd, struct sockaddr *my_addr, int addrlen);


  

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