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Method and system for network access over a low bandwidth link
A method and system are provided for transmitting information from a faster network to a data terminal via a slower network connection. The invention is adapted...
Obtaining per-port location information for wired LAN switches
In one embodiment, a device with a wireless transceiver and a network interface, such as a wireless location determination device or a laptop with wireless...
Method and system for shaping traffic in a parallel queuing hierarchy
A method and system for shaping traffic in a multi-level queuing hierarchy are disclosed. The hierarchy includes a high priority channel and a low priority...
System and method for code-based compression in a communications
A method for compressing information is provided that includes receiving a plurality of bits associated with a communications flow and determining if a match...
Method and system for network security
In accordance with one embodiment of the present invention, a method includes receiving a packet at a physical interface of a network security gateway. The...
Method and apparatus for providing a secure name resolution service for
Resolving information associated with a network device includes receiving a request for first information associated with the network device. The request...
Gang scheduling among one or more components or systems
Disclosed are mechanisms for initiating and performing tasks by a gang of members. A member of a gang identifies an event or other condition which requires...
System and method for multi-session establishment for a single device
A system and method that allows a device to complete a single complete authentication sequence to a AAA server resulting in as many secure sessions required for...
Approaches for applying service policies to encrypted packets
Approaches for applying service polices to encrypted packets are disclosed. One approach comprises examining an encrypted packet, determining whether an...
Method and apparatus for providing trend information from network devices
A method of providing performance trend information from a device in a packet-switched network to a network management station comprises maintaining in the...
Techniques for locating distributed objects on a network based on physical
Techniques for locating an object such as a data item or service on a node in a distributed system on a computer network include receiving communication cost...
Efficiently bounding the location of a mobile communications device
A system and methods enable a mobile communications device to determine the Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP) that serves the device, without disclosing the...
Frame relay accelerated local management interface status-inquiry messages
A link restoration mechanism includes sending status-inquiry messages at a varying rate between two devices. Under normal operating conditions, keep-alive...
Virtual address storage which may be of particular use in generating
A virtual address storage system, which may be of particular used in generating fragmented packets, is implemented using a linked list of data segments. Multiple...
Processing two-octet and four-octet values using border gateway protocol
A method of processing both two-octet and four-octet autonomous system (AS) identifier values in a first network node that communicates with peer network nodes...
Mechanisms for providing intelligent throttling on a nat session border
Disclosed are apparatus and methods for managing session data in a session border controller (SBC), where the session data is sent from a first node, such as a...
Wireless local area network context control protocol
A Wireless LAN Context Control Protocol (WLCCP) is used to establish and manage a wireless network topology and securely manages the "operational context" for...
Method and system for enhancing crankback handling in multi-peer group
A method for enhanced crankback handling in a multi-peer group network. The method includes receiving a first connection request from a node of a first peer...
Method and system for navigating through a plurality of features
A method, system and apparatus are provided for navigating through a plurality of features in a user interface. A user may choose from a plurality of features...
Network infrastructure validation of network management frames
A detection-based defense to a wireless network. Elements of the infrastructure, e.g., access points or scanning-only access points, detect intruders by...
Optimal sync for rapid spanning tree protocol
In one embodiment, a rapid spanning tree protocol (RSTP) is executed on an intermediate network device. The RSTP may designate a first port of the device to a...
Support IP pool-based configuration
An address is allocated to a host device which is selected to obtain network access from any access point within a given communications system, while maintaining...
Tag location, client location, and coverage hole location in a wireless
Determining the location of a radio tag or client station of a wireless network, and the location of coverage holes by receiving from a plurality of wireless...
Methods and apparatus for maintaining sets of ranges typically using an
associative memory and for using these...
Sets of ranges typically are maintained using an associative memory and may be used to identify a matching range based on a query point or query range and to...
Radio planning for WLANS
Described herein are a computer-implemented method of determining a power plan/frequency plan combination assigning transmit frequency channels and transmit...
Advance signaling for multi-stage tranceivers
Systems and methods for advanced signaling between stages of transmitters and/or receivers in a digital communication system. One or more intermediate frequency...
Device and mechanism to manage consistent delay across multiple
participants in a multimedia experience
A system and method provide for managing presentation delay for presenting media or control information to participants in a multimedia experience. Embodiments...
Apparatus and method for rate-based polling of input interface queues in
Controlling congestion in a networking device having a plurality of input interface queues comprises estimating, in each of one or more sampling states, a data...
System and method for retrieving computed paths from a path computation
element using a path key
A technique retrieves computed path segments across one or more domains of a computer network in accordance with a stateful ("semi-stateful") path computation...
Architecture for high speed class of service enabled linecard
A linecard architecture for high speed routing of data in a communications device. This architecture provides low latency routing based on packet priority:...
Architecture and method for accessing services in a data center
An architecture, arrangement, system, and method for providing service access in a data center are disclosed. In one embodiment, an arrangement can include: an...
Selecting a routing mode for a call session
Routing a call includes receiving a request to initiate a call session for a call from a caller endpoint to a callee endpoint, where the caller endpoint belongs...
Management of packet-based audio devices within acoustic spaces
A system includes multiple packet-based communication devices that support audio output and other suitable functionality and an acoustic space management device...
Method and system for finding shared risk diverse paths
A method and system for finding shared risk diverse paths is disclosed. The method includes receiving route information at a node and running a shortest path...
Mechanism to improve concurrency in execution of routing computation and
routing information dissemination
A technique enables an intermediate network node to efficiently process link-state packets using a single running context (i.e., process or thread). The...
Modifying the bandwidth of an established ATM call in response to an
identification of the contents of the call
Methods and apparatus are disclosed for changing the bandwidth or other traffic characteristic of an established packet call in response to an identification of...
Method to increase system availability of critical hardware components
One embodiment of the invention includes a system for overriding an operation of an electronic device. The system includes an override hardware logic that is...
Method to protect display text from eavesdropping
A system and method for displaying a glyph on a graphical user interface to protect the displayed glyph against eavesdropping. The method comprises providing...
Wireless network credential provisioning
A credential provisioning technique is provided that is secure yet easy to administer. A credential provisioner such as a network AP is configured to leave a...
Inline intrusion detection using a single physical port
In accordance with one embodiment of the present invention, a method for inline intrusion detection includes receiving a packet at a physical interface of an...
Apparatus and methods for providing an audibly controlled user interface
for audio-based communication devices
The invention is directed to techniques for providing an audibly controlled interface for a user of a limited audio-based communication device, for example, a...
Methods and apparatus for supporting a plurality of modulation formats using a single transmitter are disclosed. According to one aspect of the present...
Spatio-temporal processing for communication
A space-time signal processing system with advantageously reduced complexity. The system may take advantage of multiple transmitter antenna elements and/or...
Controlled distribution of inter-area routing information
A technique controls distribution of reachability information for a tail-end node of a traffic engineering (TE) label switched path (LSP) to a head-end node of...
Apparatus and method for cluster network device discovery
A group of network devices, such as Ethernet switches, are logically configured as a single cluster, with one commander device and one or more member devices....
Clustering methods for scalable and bandwidth-efficient multicast
A method, system, computer program product, and apparatus for reducing wasted bandwidth due to supercasting multicast cells through a router switch fabric 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...
Fair multiplexing scheme for multiple input port router
The present scheme provides a mechanism for preventing traffic on one or more LAN ports from dramatically affecting performance on other LAN ports of a router...
System and method for adaptively balancing network traffic over router
A method and system for determining an output port upon which to transmit a packet in a router having a plurality of output ports adapted to be coupled with an...