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Java example source code file (MultihomePlainSocketFactory.java)

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The MultihomePlainSocketFactory.java example source code

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package org.apache.http.conn;

import java.io.IOException;
import java.net.InetAddress;
import java.net.InetSocketAddress;
import java.net.Socket;
import java.net.SocketTimeoutException;
import java.util.ArrayList;
import java.util.Collections;
import java.util.List;
import java.util.Arrays;

import org.apache.http.annotation.Immutable;

import org.apache.http.conn.scheme.SocketFactory;
import org.apache.http.params.HttpConnectionParams;
import org.apache.http.params.HttpParams;

 * Socket factory that implements a simple multi-home fail-over on connect failure, 
 * provided the same hostname resolves to multiple {@link InetAddress}es. Please note
 * the {@link #connectSocket(Socket, String, int, InetAddress, int, HttpParams)}
 * method cannot be reliably interrupted by closing the socket returned by the
 * {@link #createSocket()} method.
 * @since 4.0
public final class MultihomePlainSocketFactory implements SocketFactory {

     * The factory singleton.
    private static final
    MultihomePlainSocketFactory DEFAULT_FACTORY = new MultihomePlainSocketFactory();

     * Gets the singleton instance of this class.
     * @return the one and only plain socket factory
    public static MultihomePlainSocketFactory getSocketFactory() {
        return DEFAULT_FACTORY;

     * Restricted default constructor.
    private MultihomePlainSocketFactory() {

    // non-javadoc, see interface org.apache.http.conn.SocketFactory
    public Socket createSocket() {
        return new Socket();

     * Attempts to connects the socket to any of the {@link InetAddress}es the 
     * given host name resolves to. If connection to all addresses fail, the  
     * last I/O exception is propagated to the caller.
     * @param sock socket to connect to any of the given addresses
     * @param host Host name to connect to
     * @param port the port to connect to
     * @param localAddress local address
     * @param localPort local port
     * @param params HTTP parameters 
     * @throws  IOException if an error occurs during the connection
     * @throws  SocketTimeoutException if timeout expires before connecting
    public Socket connectSocket(Socket sock, String host, int port, 
                                InetAddress localAddress, int localPort,
                                HttpParams params)
        throws IOException {

        if (host == null) {
            throw new IllegalArgumentException("Target host may not be null.");
        if (params == null) {
            throw new IllegalArgumentException("Parameters may not be null.");

        if (sock == null)
            sock = createSocket();

        if ((localAddress != null) || (localPort > 0)) {

            // we need to bind explicitly
            if (localPort < 0)
                localPort = 0; // indicates "any"

            InetSocketAddress isa =
                new InetSocketAddress(localAddress, localPort);

        int timeout = HttpConnectionParams.getConnectionTimeout(params);

        InetAddress[] inetadrs = InetAddress.getAllByName(host);
        List<InetAddress> addresses = new ArrayList(inetadrs.length);

        IOException lastEx = null;
        for (InetAddress remoteAddress: addresses) {
            try {
                sock.connect(new InetSocketAddress(remoteAddress, port), timeout);
            } catch (SocketTimeoutException ex) {
                throw new ConnectTimeoutException("Connect to " + remoteAddress + " timed out");
            } catch (IOException ex) {
                // create new socket
                sock = new Socket();
                // keep the last exception and retry
                lastEx = ex;
        if (lastEx != null) {
            throw lastEx;
        return sock;
    } // connectSocket

     * Checks whether a socket connection is secure.
     * This factory creates plain socket connections
     * which are not considered secure.
     * @param sock      the connected socket
     * @return  <code>false
     * @throws IllegalArgumentException if the argument is invalid
    public final boolean isSecure(Socket sock)
        throws IllegalArgumentException {

        if (sock == null) {
            throw new IllegalArgumentException("Socket may not be null.");
        // This class check assumes that createSocket() calls the constructor
        // directly. If it was using javax.net.SocketFactory, we couldn't make
        // an assumption about the socket class here.
        if (sock.getClass() != Socket.class) {
            throw new IllegalArgumentException
                ("Socket not created by this factory.");
        // This check is performed last since it calls a method implemented
        // by the argument object. getClass() is final in java.lang.Object.
        if (sock.isClosed()) {
            throw new IllegalArgumentException("Socket is closed.");

        return false;

    } // isSecure


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