LassoScript Utility
Basics Browse Detail


Tag Link [Net->SetType] Category Networking
Type Member Source Available Yes
Support Preferred Version 7.0
Change Unchanged Data Source Any
Output Type None Security None
Implementation LCAPI Sets Lasso 8.5, Lasso 8.0, Lasso 7.0


The [Net->SetType] tag sets what type of connection a [Net] object uses when it accesses remote servers or listens for incoming traffic. The tag requires one parameter which is the type of connection.

[Net_TypeTCP] creates a TCP connection. This is the default if [Net->SetType] is not called so should never be necessary unless switching back to TCP communication from a different type.

[Net_TypeUDP] creates a stateless UDP connection.

[Net_TypeSSL] creates a TCP connection that uses SSL encryption.

Important: This tag actually closes the current connection and opens a new one.


Variable: 'Listener' = (Net);
$Listener->(SetType: Net_TypeUDP);
$Listener->(Bind: 8000);
Variable: 'Connection' = $Listener->Accept;


Required Parameters
Type The type of connection.


To connect to a remote server using SSL:

Use the [Net] type and its member tags to establish an SSL connection. The following example opens a blocking SSL connection to the Web server running on an example server and fetches the root document. The result will be an HTML page.

[Variable: 'myConnection' = (Net)]
[$myConnection->(SetBlocking: True)]
[$myConnection->(SetType: Net_TypeSSL)]
[Var: 'Result' = $myConnection->(Connect: '', 591)]
[Fail_If: $Result != Net_ConnectOK, (-1), 'SSL Error']
[Variable: 'Result' = $myConnection->(Write: 'GET / HTTP/1.0\r\n\r\n')]
[Variable: 'Output' = $myConnection->(Read: 32768)]
[Output: $Output]

<html><head><title>HTML Document</title></head>>body> ...