nbd_connect_vsock - connect to NBD server over AF_VSOCK protocol
#include <libnbd.h> int nbd_connect_vsock (struct nbd_handle *h, uint32_t cid, uint32_t port);
Connect (synchronously) over the
AF_VSOCK protocol from a virtual machine to an NBD server, usually running on the host. The
port parameters specify the server address. Usually
cid should be
2 (to connect to the host), and
port might be
10809 or another port number assigned to you by the host administrator.
Not all systems support
AF_VSOCK; to determine if libnbd was built on a system with vsock support, see nbd_supports_vsock(3).
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 handle must be newly created, otherwise this call will return an error.
This function first appeared in libnbd 1.2.
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_VSOCK 1
nbd_aio_connect_vsock(3), nbd_create(3), nbd_set_opt_mode(3), nbd_supports_vsock(3), libnbd(3).
Richard W.M. Jones
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