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US-7,720,995 Conditional BGP advertising for dynamic group VPN (DGVPN) clients
In a host within a group, a method for ensuring secure communications is provided. The method involves (a) determining if a group security policy is in place for...
US-7,720,994 Method for suppression of multicast join/prune messages from extranet receivers
A method of suppressing the number of PIM messages from extranet receivers is disclosed. Each receiver, before sending a PIM message, first searches for any...
US-7,720,984 Method and system for stream processing web services
Systems and methods for stream processing message data relating to a web service application are described. One system has an input pipe for receiving multiple...
US-7,720,960 Method and apparatus providing prepaid billing for network services using explicit service authorization in an...
A method is disclosed for authorizing a prepaid network service in a data network. A network end station issues a request for a prepaid network service. At a...
US-7,720,942 Method and apparatus providing virtual private network access
A virtual private network device enables individual machines at a remote subnet to be visible and addressable from a central site by establishing a private...
US-7,720,919 Automatic restriction of reply emails
In one embodiment, a method includes detecting, by an automated program, an attempt by a recipient of an email addressed to a plurality of addressees that...
US-7,720,462 Network communications security enhancing
The present invention facilitates security maintenance in a communication network. Present invention embodiments adjust power level and/or communication...
US-7,720,208 Method and apparatus for authorization based phone calls in packet switched networks
A call authorization system moves state maintenance for authorization based phone calls from a central authorization server to different gateways in a packet...
US-7,720,107 Aligning data in a wide, high-speed, source synchronous parallel link
A source-synchronous parallel interface divides a wide data bus into clock-groups including a sub-group of the data lines and a clock line carrying a copy of the...
US-7,720,101 Wideband cable modem with narrowband circuitry
A hybrid cable modem includes wideband circuitry configured to receive data over multiple different downstream channels at the same time. The wideband circuitry...
US-7,720,077 Timed packet processing to regulate data transfer between components of a gateway for a constant delay network
In one embodiment, a gateway for a constant delay network identifies a baseband clock that is synchronized by exchanging synchronization messages over a packet...
US-7,720,054 Router configured for outputting update messages specifying a detected attribute change of a connected active...
A first router is configured for monitoring prescribed attributes of an active path connected to the first router, and supplying an update message to a second...
US-7,720,031 Methods and devices to support mobility of a client across VLANs and subnets, while preserving the client's...
The present invention relates to methods and devices that support mobility of a client across a campus, particularly mobility across VLANs and subnets, while...
US-7,720,019 Small group multicast in a computer network
A network packet is encapsulated and has at least one field in the header of the encapsulation. A multicast delivery tree is written into a field of the...
US-7,720,010 Tree based wireless mesh for an OSPF network with intra-tree communication optimization
A system for providing a tree topology for a network having an interior gateway protocol. A first router receives a hello message from all connected routers in...
US-7,720,009 Virtual private network (VPN) topology identifier
Various embodiments are disclosed relating to the identification of virtual private network (VPN) topologies. In an example embodiment, a plurality of edge...
US-7,720,006 System for determining reachablity of a neighboring node in a network
A system for determining reachablity of a neighboring node from a node. A packet is received over a network by node. The packet has a destination address of a...
US-7,719,992 System for proactive time domain reflectometry
A method for cable diagnostics in a network includes performing a test to determine initial state information for each of a plurality of lines coupled to a...
US-7,719,974 System and method for loadbalancing in a network environment using feedback information
A method for loadbalancing in a network environment is provided that includes receiving a request from an end user for a communication session at a central node....
US-7,719,959 Achieving super-fast convergence of downstream multicast traffic when forwarding connectivity changes between...
In one embodiment a switch has active and standby LAYER 2 switch interfaces coupled, respectively, to device interfaces of first and second LAYER 2/LAYER 3...
US-7,719,807 Field replaceable module for protection circuitry
Methods and apparatus for enabling internal circuitry associated with a device to be efficiently replaced in an operating environment for the device are...
US-D615,985 USB device and stand unit
US-7,716,731 Method for dynamically tunneling over an unreliable protocol or a reliable protocol, based on network conditions
A method, and computer program product for providing dynamically tunneling over an unreliable protocol or a reliable protocol based on network conditions is...
US-7,716,723 System and method for network user authentication
A system for user authentication includes a gateway operable to receive a user authentication request in an Internet Protocol format from a server. The gateway...
US-7,716,721 Method and apparatus for re-authentication of a computing device using cached state
Automatically re-authenticating a computing device seeking access to a network or a resource. A method comprises forwarding a request received from the computing...
US-7,716,671 Method for coordinating a set of related tasks and events by reducing duplicated effort
A template listing one or more associated tasks is distributed to one or more devices, each device having a respective user. A task is selectively designated as...
US-7,716,576 Flexible XML parsing based on p-code
Methods and systems thereof for processing Extensible Markup Language (XML) documents are described. In one embodiment, an XML document comprising content in an...
US-7,716,473 Methods and apparatus providing a reference monitor simulator
A computer-implemented system, method and apparatus for operating a reference monitor simulator is operable to recreate the operations performed by a reference...
US-7,716,468 Method and system for cloned cable modem detection
A method and a system for providing a service in a network, is provided. In one embodiment, a first modem with a first address, which is identical to a second...
US-7,716,363 Method and apparatus of providing zero configuration single source multicasting reporting
Methods and apparatus for providing request compatibility in a multicast system are disclosed. In one aspect, a layer 2 switch is configured to receive traffic...
US-7,716,355 Method and apparatus for processing simple network management protocol (SNMP) requests for bulk information
A method is disclosed for Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) bulk information processing. A request for a plurality of object instances stored in a...
US-7,716,350 Methods and devices for sharing content on a network
Method and devices are provided for to simplify, for the user of a home network, the sharing of content with remote users. Some such implementations allow remote...
US-7,716,320 Method and apparatus for persisting SNMP MIB integer indexes across multiple network elements
Disclosed are systems and methods for persisting management information indexes across multiple network elements. In particular, methods of detecting and curing...
US-7,716,307 Method and apparatus for reducing client-server messages associated with opening a file
A method is disclosed for reducing client-server messages. A first request to open a file is received. The first request includes first information that...
US-7,716,196 Method for culling a litigation discovery file set
Methods and systems for culling a litigation discovery file set are described. A directory of the litigation discovery file set is traversed. A hashcode...
US-7,715,562 System and method for access authentication in a mobile wireless network
A system and method is provided for authenticating access in a mobile wireless network. The system and method comprise exchanging an extensible authentication...
US-7,715,431 Fallback for V.42 modem-over-internet-protocol (MoIP) gateways method and apparatus
The invented method and apparatus include a transport mechanism for transporting a non-V.42, e.g. a V.14 or synchronous modem, data stream in a modem relay...
US-7,715,424 Method and system for billing network usage in a network
Methods, systems and apparatus for billing network usage in a network are provided. Statistics of subscribers' network usage and subscriber information are...
US-7,715,419 Pipelined packet switching and queuing architecture
An architecture for a line card in a network routing device is provided. The line card architecture provides a bi-directional interface between the routing...
US-7,715,409 Method and system for data link layer address classification
A method and system for data link layer address classification. Data link layer address information is received from a device over a local area network (LAN),...
US-7,715,380 Apparatus and methods for handling shared services through virtual route forwarding (VRF)-aware-NAT
Methods and apparatus for performing NAT are disclosed. Specifically, NAT is performed at a service provider network device associated with an interface of a...
US-7,715,369 Common backplane for physical layer system and networking layer system
A backplane having a switch card interface and an adapter card interface where the switch card interface has input/outputs in an arrangement that functionally...
US-7,715,310 L2VPN redundancy with ethernet access domain
Redundancy for Virtual Private Network (VPN) service with an Ethernet access network is provided by a full-mesh of dedicated pseudowires connected among the...
US-7,712,015 Apparatus and method for separating corrupted data from non-corrupted data within a packet
A method and apparatus for detecting errors and improving quality in real-time data transmissions is provided. In one embodiment, the packet header checksum...
US-7,711,948 Method and apparatus of communicating security/encryption information to a physical layer transceiver
An apparatus for providing link layer security in a Physical Layer Transceiver (PHY) is disclosed. In one embodiment, the apparatus may comprise analog circuitry...
US-7,711,922 Management of applications and their current versions
A system and method for a communication terminal to manage memory and maintain a current application version for multiple applications are provided. The system...
US-7,711,852 Arrangement in a router for inserting address prefixes based on command line address identifiers
A router is configured for dynamically applying an address prefix value, during execution of a router command, based on retrieving the address prefix value for...
US-7,711,826 Remote survivable DHCP for a DHCP relay agent
A remote survivable DHCP technique is described for facilitating communications between nodes of a computer network. According to a specific embodiment, the...
US-7,711,820 High availability for intelligent applications in storage networks
Methods and apparatus provide formation and management of intelligent application clusters in a storage area network. Disk arbitration mechanisms ensure that a...
US-7,711,696 File system for nonvolatile memory
A file system for nonvolatile memory media is disclosed, based on the assumptions that the file system structure is flat (i.e., does not contain directories),...
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