Implementing a flow control

In the last subsection, we handled resource control on processors and memory. In Oracle Solaris 11, the network control has acquired importance and relevance, allowing us to set a network flow control based on TCP/IP services and ports. Read the next pages to learn a bit more.

Getting ready

This recipe requires a virtual machine (VMware or VirtualBox) that runs Oracle Solaris 11 on one processor, with 4 GB RAM and one physical network interface. To make our life simpler, we are going to reuse the same environment as the one in the previous recipes.

How to do it…

To be able to follow the steps in this section, you need to check the current environment setup. Therefore, it is possible to gather information about existing ...

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