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Information Technology: New Generations, Third International Conference on (2008)
Apr. 7, 2008 to Apr. 9, 2008
ISBN: 978-0-7695-3099-4
pp: 384-389
ABSTRACT
Modern operating systems offer a large array of features in their network subsystems that support fine-grained access control, monitoring and accounting. Such features allow a system administrator to account and filter outgoing network connections based on attributes such as the destination IP address and port number of the connection. With the increase in multi-user systems such as Grid Networks and Shared Web Hosting, the complexity of these tasks has increased. Current operating systems lack the ability to determine the intent of a network connection based on the connection's technical characteristics alone. This paper presents a new mechanism by which applications themselves are given the ability to pass meta information to the network subsystem, allowing it to take advantage of application specific data.
INDEX TERMS
Socket, Tagging, Connection, Accounting, Security
CITATION
Mark Wallis, Frans Henskens, Michael Hannaford, "Application Based Meta Tagging of Network Connections", Information Technology: New Generations, Third International Conference on, vol. 00, no. , pp. 384-389, 2008, doi:10.1109/ITNG.2008.209
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