Solaris Bandwidth Manager consists of the following major components:
The administration tool, batool, provides a graphical interface for configuring the Solaris Bandwidth Manager software. This can be run as an applet or an application from any machine in your network that has a Java Virtual Machine.
The kernel module is viewed as a STREAMS driver, /dev/ipqos, by the tools in user space, and is viewed as a STREAMS module, ipqos, by the IP stack. It contains the classifier and the scheduler.