vtc.connect

Generates a connection descriptor.

Syntax

vtc.connect ( serverName, portNumber, options );
Example Global Functions

Arguments

name Comments
serverName The name or IP address of the VTS server host.
portNumber The port the server is listening on.
options

One of:

  • 0 - No options
  • vtc.VTOPT_KEEP_ALIVE - Keep connection alive

The vtc.connect function creates a connection to the server.

If a connection already exists, it is automatically disconnected and cleared.

Return Values

Returns zero on success or one of the Error Codes.

Parameterization

All string input arguments can be passed using standard parameterization.

Example

function callback(){
    var name = 'x' + arguments.callee.caller.arguments.callee.caller;
    lr.message( name.match(',(.*)_wrapper')[1] + '\'s callback arg:');
    for(var i=0 ;i<arguments.length; ++i){
        lr.message( 'arg[' + i + '] type: ' + typeof arguments[i] + ' =' + arguments[i]);
    }
}

function Action()
{
    var handle2 = vtc.connect('321.321.321.321', 8889, vtc.VTOPT_KEEP_ALIVE);
    var handle1 = vtc.connect('123.123.123.123', 8888, vtc.VTOPT_KEEP_ALIVE);  
    lr.message('handle1: '+ handle1.handle + ' handle2: ' + handle2.handle);
    
    if(handle2.handle!==0){
        handle2.createColumn('CID_2', callback );  
        handle2.updateMessage('CID_2', 1, 'bbbb', callback );       
    }
    
    if(handle1.handle!==0){
        handle1.createColumn('CID_1', callback );
        handle1.sendMessage('CID_1', '111', callback );
        handle1.sendMessage('CID_1', '2222', callback );
        handle1.updateMessage('CID_1', 1, 'aaaaa', callback );
        handle1.columnSize('CID_1', callback );
        handle1.queryColumn('CID_1', 1, callback );     
        handle1.rotateRow(vtc.VTSEND_SAME_ROW, callback );
        handle1.queryRow(1, callback ); 
        handle1.rotateMessage('CID_1', vtc.VTSEND_SAME_ROW, callback );
        handle1.rotateMessages1('CustomerID,CompanyName', ',', vtc.VTSEND_SAME_ROW, callback );
        handle1.clearColumn('CID_1', callback );        
        handle1.getLastError( callback );
        handle1.disconnect( callback );
    }
    
    if(handle2.handle!==0){
        handle2.disconnect( callback );
    }
}