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Node.js server.close() Method

❮ HTTP Server


Example

Stop listening for connections:

var http = require('http');
var srvr = http.createServer(function (req, res) {
  res.write('Hello World!');
  res.end();
});
srvr.listen(8080);
srvr.close();

Definition and Usage

The server.close() method stops the HTTP server from accepting new connections.

All existing connections are kept.


Syntax

server.close(callback);

Parameter Values

Parameter Description
callback Optional. Specifies a function to be executed after the server stops listening for connections

Technical Details

Return Value: None
Node.js Version: 0.1.90

❮ HTTP Server