Solaris 10 What's New

Networking Enhancements

The following networking features and enhancements have been added to the Solaris 10 5/08 release.

Sockets Direct Protocol

The Sockets Direct Protocol (SDP) is a transport protocol layered over the Infiniband Transport Framework (IBTF). SDP is a standard implementation based on Annex 4 of the Infiniband Architecture Specification Vol1. SDP provides reliable byte-stream, flow controlled two-way data transmission that is very similar to TCP.

For more information see sdp(7D) man page.

inetd Backlog Queue Size

Starting with this release, a tunable to set the backlog queue size of the inetd managed services is introduced. This feature adds an SMF property to inetd called connection_backlog that enables the queue size to be modified. The default value of the connection_backlog queue size is 10. You can modify the connection_backlog property by using the inetadm command. For example:

For more information, see the inetadm(1M) man page.