Basic multiprocess server design in c

Posted on 24 Ağustos 2015 in Programlama by

Following code creates a new subprocess per connection from the port 1005. You can show them all by ps command.


                          main.c  -  description
    begin                : Thu Jun  1 20:30:59 IST 2006
    copyright            : (C) |YEAR| by Am2006a
    email                :

 *                                                                         *
 *   This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify  *
 *   it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by  *
 *   the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or     *
 *   (at your option) any later version.                                   *
 *                                                                         *

#include <config.h>

#include <stdio.h>
#include <stdlib.h>

#include <stdio.h>
#include <stdlib.h>
#include <string.h>
#include <unistd.h>
#include <sys/types.h>
#include <sys/socket.h>
#include <netinet/in.h>
#include <arpa/inet.h>

#define PORT 1005   // port we're listening on

int main(void)
    struct sockaddr_in myaddr;     // server address
    struct sockaddr_in remoteaddr; // client address
    int fdmax;        // maximum file descriptor number
    int listener;     // listening socket descriptor
    int newfd,pid;        // newly accept()ed socket descriptor
    char buf[256];    // buffer for client data
    int nbytes;
    int yes=1;        // for setsockopt() SO_REUSEADDR, below
    socklen_t addrlen;
    int i, j,b_status,c=0;
	char ch[20];
    // get the listener
    if ((listener = socket(AF_INET, SOCK_STREAM, 0)) == -1) {

    // lose the pesky "address already in use" error message
    if (setsockopt(listener, SOL_SOCKET, SO_REUSEADDR, &yes, sizeof(int)) == -1) {

    // bind
    myaddr.sin_family = AF_INET;
    myaddr.sin_addr.s_addr = ntohl(INADDR_LOOPBACK);
    myaddr.sin_port = htons(PORT);
    memset(&(myaddr.sin_zero), '\0', 8);
    if (bind(listener, (struct sockaddr *)&myaddr, sizeof(myaddr)) == -1) {

    // listen
    if (listen(listener, 10) == -1) {
    printf("Server Started.Listening for incoming connections\n\n");
    while(1) {
        if ((newfd = accept(listener, (struct sockaddr *)&remoteaddr,&addrlen)) == -1) {
            // fork a new child whenever we have a new client connection
                //handle the client
                printf("new connection from %s on socket %d\n", inet_ntoa(remoteaddr.sin_addr),newfd);
                printf("Recieved %d bytes from the client",read(newfd,buf,sizeof(buf)));

                //do any other tasks as needed
    return 0;

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