In Jolie a socket location defines a TCP/IP network socket.
Socket location name in Jolie port definition is
A socket location is an address expressed as a URI in the form
host identifies the system running the Jolie program. It can be either a domain name or an IP address;
port defines the port on which the communication takes place.
host:port represents an authority, where:
path contains the path that identifies the Jolie program in the scope of an authority.
Sockets can identify:
Local socket address, used when the communication is directed to a program running on the same location of the sender, i.e.,
Remote socket address, used when the communication is directed to a program running on a remote location from the sender. In this case
host_names can be used in order to identify the resource via a Domain Name System, e.g.,
188.8.131.52:80 point to the same location, i.e.,