SERVENT structure (winsock2.h)

The servent structure is used to store or return the name and service number for a given service name.

Syntax

typedef struct servent {
  char  *s_name;
  char  **s_aliases;
#if ...
  char  *s_proto;
#if ...
  short s_port;
#else
  short s_port;
#endif
#else
  char  *s_proto;
#endif
} SERVENT, *PSERVENT, *LPSERVENT;

Members

s_name

The official name of the service.

s_aliases

A NULL-terminated array of alternate names.

s_proto

The name of the protocol to use when contacting the service.

s_port

The port number at which the service can be contacted. Port numbers are returned in network byte order.

Requirements

   
Minimum supported client Windows 2000 Professional [desktop apps only]
Minimum supported server Windows 2000 Server [desktop apps only]
Header winsock2.h (include Winsock2.h)

See also

getservbyname