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ONC+ RPC Developer's Guide

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Updated: March 2019
Chapter 5

Advanced RPC Programming Techniques

    This section addresses areas of occasional interest to developers using the lower-level interfaces of the RPC package. The topics are:

  • poll() on the server – How a server can call the dispatcher directly if calling svc_run() is not feasible

  • Broadcast RPC – How to use the broadcast mechanisms

  • Batching – How to improve performance by batching a series of calls

  • Authentication – What authentication methods are available in this release

  • Port monitors – How to interface with the inetd and listener port monitors

  • Multiple program versions – How to service multiple program versions