In Jolie a socket location defines a TCP/IP network socket.
Socket location name in Jolie port definition is
A socket location is an address expressed as a URI in the form
hostidentifies the system running the Jolie program. It can be either a domain name or an IP address;
portdefines the port on which the communication takes place.
host:port represents an authority, where:
pathcontains the path that identifies the Jolie program in the scope of an authority.
Local and remote socket locations
Sockets can identify:
- Local socket address, used when the communication is directed to a program running on the same location of the sender, i.e.,
- Remote socket address, used when the communication is directed to a program running on a remote location from the sender. In this case
host_names can be used in order to identify the resource via a Domain Name System, e.g.,
220.127.116.11:80point to the same location, i.e.,