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Oracle® Solaris 11.3 Programming Interfaces Guide

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Updated: April 2019
Chapter 10

Transport Selection and Name-to-Address Mapping

    This chapter describes selecting transports and resolving network addresses. This chapter further describes interfaces that enable you to specify the available communication protocols for an application and explains additional interfaces that provide direct mapping of names to network addresses.

  • Transport Selection

  • Name-to-Address Mapping

Note -  In this chapter, the terms network and transport are used interchangeably. The terms refer to the programmable interface that conforms to the transport layer of the OSI Reference Mode. The term network is also used to refer to the physical collection of computers that are connected through some electronic medium.