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7.27. unix-stream, unix-dgram: Sending messages to UNIX domain sockets

The unix-stream() and unix-dgram() drivers send messages to a UNIX domain socket in either SOCK_STREAM or SOCK_DGRAM mode.

Both drivers have a single required argument specifying the name of the socket to connect to. For the list of available optional parameters, see Section 7.27.1, unix-stream() and unix-dgram() destination options.


unix-stream(filename [options]);
unix-dgram(filename [options]);
Example 7.53. Using the unix-stream() driver
destination d_unix_stream { unix-stream("/var/run/logs"); };