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A method and apparatus for managing bandwidth in a network is described. In one embodiment, the method determines whether a request being transferred from a socket layer to a protocol layer in the operating system is subject to one or more bandwidth limits, and limits data to be transmitted to network protocols to only a portion of the data specified by the request if at least one bandwidth limit exists.

Title
Bandwidth management
Application Number
9/420518
Publication Number
6820117 (B1)
Application Date
October 18, 1999
Publication Date
November 16, 2004
Inventor
Christopher L Johnson
San Francisco
CA, US
Agent
Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman
US
Assignee
Sun Microsystems
CA, US
IPC
G06F 15/173
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