Restricting communication of selected processes to a set of specific network addresses

  • US 7,343,421 B1
  • Filed: 02/14/2000
  • Issued: 03/11/2008
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/14/2000
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A method in a computer system for restricting network address-based communication by selected processes to a set of specific network addresses, the method comprising:

  • associating at least one selected process with at least one network address;

    determining whether an attempted network address-based communication of a selected process is via an associated address; and

    in response to a determination that the communication is via an associated address, allowing the communication to proceed.

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