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  • Question

  • The example code from Microsoft shows pipeServer.WaitForConnection( ) which is blocking.

    If the client never connects, the program cannot be shut down.

    How do I use ASyncCallback function in conjunction with BeginWaitForConnection( ) ?

    https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/api/system.io.pipes.namedpipeserverstream.beginwaitforconnection?view=netframework-4.0

    Microsoft has no examples.

    Thursday, May 23, 2019 6:47 PM

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  • If you don't mind looking at a C# article/code sample go here or here, else I have nothing. And please note I rarely suggest C# code in this forum but there are pretty much not many examples out there to begin with.

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    Thursday, May 23, 2019 7:03 PM
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  • Thank you.

    So, short of creating a simple client program to connect to the server program, there is no way to shut the server program down once it has started short of going into Task Manager and ending the process?

    I am researching Named Pipes because I am looking for an way to exchange short packets of information (< 200 bytes) between two programs?

    Program #1  sends 5 bytes to Program #2

    Program #2 then responds with 127 bytes to Program #1

    and repeat until both programs are closed.

    .

    Thursday, May 23, 2019 9:31 PM

  • How do I use ASyncCallback function in conjunction with BeginWaitForConnection( ) ?


    Hi,

    I found a link,it uses NamedPipeServerStream.BeginWaitForConnection(AsyncCallback, Object) Method,you can see it.

    https://www.codeproject.com/Articles/864679/Creating-a-Server-Using-Named-Pipes

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    Best Regards,

    Alex


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    Monday, May 27, 2019 3:02 AM