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Method of device service activation using a discovery mechanism
An Internet service device includes data and instructions to generate a user interface to subscribe to an Internet service, and to automatically discover one or...
Performing extended lookups on MAC-based tables including level 3
multicast group destination addresses
A method, system, and computer program product are presented to optimize OSI Level 2 switch forwarding of frames comprising IP addresses, 802.1 QinQ VLAN...
Method and system to determine and communicate the presence of a mobile
device in a predefined zone
A method and system to provide a notification is described. The system may comprise a first mobile device including a positioning component to determine when the...
System and method to detect non-native storage components to manage
configuration in a communications network
A system and method to detect non-native storage components to manage configuration in a communications network are disclosed. A stored key set is retrieved from...
Devices, software and methods for measuring packet loss burstiness to
determine quality of voice data...
Devices, software, and methods measure a burstiness of packet loss episodes in transmissions of voice data through networks. At least one burstiness statistic is...
Programmable packet parsing processor
The present invention provides a packet processing device and method. A parsing processor provides instruction-driven content inspection of network packets at...
System and method for protecting against failure of a TE-LSP tail-end node
A technique protects against failure of a tail-end node of a Traffic Engineering (TE) Label Switched Path (LSP) in a computer network. According to the...
Method and apparatus for detecting and fixing faults in an inline-power
capable ethernet system
The present disclosure provides for the sensing and detection of potential ground faults, and location of faulty ports. Circuitry is provided that utilizes the...
Network device providing multi-function status indicators
Systems and methods are provided to facilitate the display of status information associated with a network device using a plurality of multi-function status...
Ethernet to USB adapter
Dock for an electronic device
Methods and apparatus for facilitating network splicing
The invention provides systems and methods for providing compressed video data from multiple bit streams. The systems and methods apply a two-stage strategy. In...
System, method and apparatus for controlling a network post-demultiplexing
A system, method and apparatus for controlling a network post-demultiplexing function such as dejittering is described. The method includes accessing data...
System and method for power injection and out of band communications on
In one embodiment, in a power injection and out of band communications on a shared medium system, the system is configured to receive a power signal....
Methods and apparatus for scheduling entities using a primary scheduling
mechanism such as calendar scheduling...
Methods and apparatus are disclosed for scheduling entities in a system, such as, but not limited to a computer or communications system. Typically, calendar...
Techniques to support asymmetrical static/dynamic adjacency in routers
A static neighbor configured network device is configured with a static neighbor feature including a static neighbor list of network devices. The static neighbor...
Method and system for managing network traffic based on matching criteria
Methods and systems are provided for managing network traffic in a network device based on matching criteria. The method includes providing a plurality of...
Security system for network address translation systems
A system and method are disclosed for providing perform network address translation of network layer addresses of packets exchanged between nodes on a local...
Signal processing allocation using credit prediction
Digital signal processing resource allocation using a credit prediction scheme is described. The digital signal processing allocation method may include...
Method and apparatus for suppressing echo cancelling in a packet switched
A method, or corresponding apparatus, assumes a call is a Voice Band Data (VBD) call. The method disables a local echo canceller and transmits a tone that...
Reducing overhead when using loopback cells for fault detection in
bi-directional virtual circuits
An end system ("first end system") concluding that a bi-directional virtual circuit is operational if the other end system (at the other end of the virtual...
System and methods for detecting network failure
A path verification protocol (PVP) which enumerates a series of messages sent to a set of nodes, or routers, along a suspected path identifies forwarding plane...
Computing repair path information
An apparatus and method is described for computing repair path information around a failure component in a data communications network having a components nodes...
Systems and methods are disclosed herein to provide improved techniques for connecting an electrical device to an external power source. For example, in...
Load balancing using distributed front end and back end virtualization
Methods and apparatus are provided for improving network virtualization in a storage area network. A virtualization engine is divided into a front end...
Remote system administration and seamless service integration of a data
communication network management system
A method for providing remote management and maintenance of a node or service within a data communications network that is activated by the data communications...
Method and system for footprint minimized, HTML/HTTP-based systems for
Java-based embedded device management...
A method and system for accessing HTML/HTTP based information for Java-based embedded applications. Specifically, in one embodiment, a method is disclosed for...
System for using text terminal for the deaf (TTD) devices for internet
instant messaging and chat sessions
A gateway receives a call from a Text Terminal for the Deaf (TTD) device associated with an instant messaging or chat session. The gateway establishes the...
Method and apparatus for load balancing over virtual network links
Techniques for load balancing network traffic over virtual point-to-point data links at a data-link layer include determining a particular group of virtual...
Automatic partitioning of wireless access points into overlay and underlay
Methods, apparatuses and systems directed to partitioning access points into two or more network access layers, such as overlay and underlay network access...
Dynamic network allocation for mobile router
Methods and apparatus for implementing a Home Agent supporting Mobile IP and being capable of allocating one or more networks to a mobile router which registers...
Scalable moderated audio conferencing for multicast and unicast endpoints
Providing a conference call includes establishing a bidirectional first class stream for each of a set of first class endpoints. A second class stream is...
Method and apparatus for generating routing information in a data
A method and apparatus are disclosed for generating routing information in a data communications network. A first network element (such as a router) receives...
Dynamically controlling the rate and internal priority of packets destined
for the control plane of a routing...
Disclosed are, inter alia, methods, apparatus, data structures, computer-readable media, and mechanisms, for identifying admission control policies and...
Method and apparatus for encrypted unicast group communication
A process for managing encrypted group communication according to a single security association (SA) for network traffic from a sender includes receiving a...
System and method for processing packets in a multi-processor environment
A method for processing packets in a multi-processor environment, that includes receiving a set-up request packet for a communication session and directing the...
Method and apparatus for controlling data to be routed in a data
A method of controlling data to be routed in a data communications network, the network comprising at least a first network node connected via a communications...
A method, system, apparatus, and signal-bearing media for provided discovering a target device via one port of a plurality of virtual ports, creating a target...
Method for updating a hardware configuration of a networked communications
In a method for updating a hardware configuration of a networked communications device, a networked communications device is provided with one or more...
IP address allocation in a network environment
A network access server (NAS) provides a connection to a user in a data communications network, where the NAS is capable of communicating with a home gateway...
LCD display on wireless router
A device, such as an access point or router, in a wireless network includes a user-readable visual display that displays information about the network, such as...
Tracking and controlling the impact of unwanted messages
A system and method track short term and long term intervals to assess whether a voice message source is a likely source of voice spam. Upon detection of a...
Physical layer and MAC enhancements using complex sequences on a wireless
A method and apparatus to enable physical layer MAC layer enhancements while at the same time allowing complete backward compatibility with existing protocols....
Derived VLAN mapping technique
A method of operating a switch for frames in a computer network uses one or more indicia of frame type designation found in the received frame to derive a...
Ethernet switch fabric interface
Enhanced switching functionality is achieved by a switching system having of traffic management devices connected with a generic Ethernet switch fabric and an...
Method and apparatus for managing a transition for a class of data between
first and second topologies in a...
A method is disclosed of managing a transition for a class of data between first and second topologies in a data communications network comprising a plurality of...
Current imbalance compensation for magnetics in a wired data
In a circuit delivering common mode inline power over a pair of conductors imbalance in the current carried by the first and second conductors of the pair of...
Method and system for preventing operating system detection
A method and system for preventing the detection of an operating system by an intruder, the operating system installed on a host in a network, is provided. The...