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sockets

The sockets manifest property declares which permissions are available for the sockets.udp, sockets.tcp and sockets.tcpServer APIs.

Sample manifest.json

{
  "name": "My Sockets app",
  "sockets": {
    "udp": {
      // Permission for chrome.sockets.udp.send:
      // The application is allowed to send udp packets
      // to any host:port combination.
      "send": "*"
    },
    "tcp": {
      // Permission for chrome.sockets.tcp.connect:
      // The application is allowed to connect only to the
      // tcp server on 127.0.0.1 port 80.
      "connect": "127.0.0.1:80"
    },
    "tcpServer": {
      // Permission for chrome.sockets.tcpServer.listen:
      // The application is allowed to accept new client
      // connections on the local address at port 80.
      "listen": "127.0.0.1:80"
    }
  },
  ...
}

Reference

  • udp (object) - optional

    The udp manifest property declares which sockets.udp operations an app can issue.

    Type Attribute Description
    string or array of string (optional) bind

    The host:port pattern for bind operations.

    string or array of string (optional) send

    The host:port pattern for send operations.

    string or array of string (optional) multicastMembership

    The host:port pattern for joinGroup operations.

  • tcp (object) - optional

    The tcp manifest property declares which sockets.tcp operations an app can issue.

    Type Attribute Description
    string or array of string (optional) connect

    The host:port pattern for connect operations.

  • tcpServer (object) - optional

    The tcpServer manifest property declares which sockets.tcpServer operations an app can issue.

    Type Attribute Description
    string or array of string (optional) listen

    The host:port pattern for listen operations.