Socket Client Detect Disconnected Equip.

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    Socket Client Detect Disconnected Equip.

    I have a Socket Client and need detect when my socket server (an Equipment) was disconnected.

    But I don't wanna send characters to discovery this.

    What I Would to use ? KeepAlive ? SendTimeout SocketOptionLevel ?
    And how to make it....

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    I believe receicve will return 0 for a graceful disconnect, and < 0 for un normal disconnects. Either that or the socket will throw an exception when you try reading from something not connected.

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    If you're using TCP, then Valaris is correct, remember the the recieve call is a loop that will keep reading whilst the condition you set it still exists or for the reasons Valaris said.
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