#include <libnbd.h> int nbd_connect_tcp (struct nbd_handle *h, const char *hostname, const char *port);
Connect (synchronously) to the NBD server listening on
port may be a port name such as
"nbd", or it may be a port number as a string such as
This call returns when the connection has been made. By default, this proceeds all the way to transmission phase, but nbd_set_opt_mode(3) can be used for manual control over option negotiation performed before transmission phase.
If the call is successful the function returns
-1 is returned.
Refer to "ERROR HANDLING" in libnbd(3) for how to get further details of the error.
The following parameters must not be NULL:
port. For more information see "Non-NULL parameters" in libnbd(3).
The handle must be newly created, otherwise this call will return an error.
This function first appeared in libnbd 1.0.
If you need to test if this function is available at compile time check if the following macro is defined:
#define LIBNBD_HAVE_NBD_CONNECT_TCP 1
nbd_aio_connect_tcp(3), nbd_create(3), nbd_set_opt_mode(3), libnbd(3).
Richard W.M. Jones
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libnbd(3), libnbd-release-notes-1.2(1), NBD(3), nbd_aio_connect_tcp(3), nbd_connect_uri(3), nbdfuse(1), nbdublk(1).