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I am looking for someone with an understanding of Perl POE, specifically POE::Wheel::Run, and POE::Component::Server::TCP. An understanding of TCP/IP sockets, networking, efficient use of memory / memory management in Perl, writing server daemons in Perl, Linux (RedHat/CentOS) would also be beneficial.
The project will be to give advice, and support (per hour consulting) to a Perl coder unfamiliar with POE rather than actually writing code (although I may provide, and ask for code samples).
The main question I am currently looking for advice on is:
I have decided to implement a “ping”, whereby the server running "Component::Server::TCP" sends a packet to a client (in Wireshark this shows up as PSH, ACK), and that client sends back an [ACK]. Based on the client either responding or not responding (i.e. an ACK going back to the server or no ACK being received within a specific time period) I would like to use this to determine if the client has gone away. At present I have found i...
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