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US-7,420,933 Techniques for zero touch provisioning of edge nodes for a virtual private network by pushing configuration...
A method and apparatus for configuring a network interface to support a virtual private network includes storing configuration data at a server on a host...
US-7,420,932 Default internet traffic and transparent passthrough
A method for routing packets sent from a user to the internet is provided for systems in which the user is connected to a private network. The method includes:...
US-7,420,927 Method and apparatus for determining troubleshooting information for completed calls in a telecommunications...
After completion of a voice-over IP call, for example, first information representing a Layer 3 path of a packet flow of a completed call that has passed through...
US-7,420,919 Self converging communication fair rate control system and method
Self converging communication fair rate control systems and methods of the present invention facilitate fair utilization of node buffers and optimized...
US-7,418,536 Processor having systolic array pipeline for processing data packets
A processor for use in a router, the processor having a systolic array pipeline for processing data packets to determine to which output port of the router the...
US-7,418,493 Method for computing FRR backup tunnels using aggregate bandwidth constraints
Systems and methods for estimating aggregate bandwidths of primary traffic flows are provided. Tighter upper bounds on aggregate bandwidths for arbitrary...
US-7,418,376 Method for generating a simulated network based on an actual managed network
A method for generating a simulated network. A network discovery database for a managed network is accessed, wherein the network discovery database includes...
US-7,418,100 Enciphering method
A block cipher mode of operation implements a block cipher with an arbitrary block length and provides output ciphertext that is always the same size as the...
US-7,418,003 PIM sparse mode to source specific multicast conversion
A method, apparatus, or computer executable instructions for converting Protocol Independent Mode (PIM) requests. In one embodiment, the method includes...
US-7,417,999 Priority propagation in a multi-level scheduling hierarchy
Priority propagation is achieved in the context of a rate-based scheduling hierarchy. Priority traffic is not delayed by non-priority traffic by more than the...
US-7,417,986 Shared buffer switch interface
A system and method for using a single shared buffer to service multiple destinations for a telecommunications switch is disclosed. Upon receiving a cell of data...
US-7,417,961 Methods and apparatus for implementing a speed sensitive mobile router
Methods and apparatus are disclosed for implementing a speed sensitive mobile network device (e.g., Mobile Router). The speed of the mobile network device is...
US-7,417,949 Closed loop method and apparatus for throttling the transmit rate of an ethernet media access controller
A system and method for MAC-PHY rate matching combines carrier sense signal and rate matching techniques to implement close loop rate matching. An adapter entity...
US-7,415,706 Dynamic handling of multiple software component versions for device management
A method and an apparatus are disclosed for managing multiple software component versions. The method and apparatus detect a version change to one software...
US-7,415,661 Early detection of false start-of-packet triggers in a wireless network node
An apparatus, a carrier medium storing instructions to implement a method, and a method in a node of a wireless network able to receive packets that exactly or...
US-7,415,624 System and method for saving power in a wireless network by reducing power to a wireless station for a time...
A method, an apparatus and a carrier medium storing instructions to implement the method. The method is in a first wireless station of a wireless network, and...
US-7,415,574 Dynamic, on-demand storage area network (SAN) cache
Disclosed are apparatus and methods for facilitating caching in a storage area network (SAN). In general, data transfer traffic between one or more hosts and one...
US-7,415,535 Virtual MAC address system and method
A method for creating a virtual MAC address, the method includes receiving an Internet Protocol address that is to be associated with a virtual MAC address. The...
US-7,415,523 System and method for communicating data in a loadbalancing environment
A method for communicating data in a network environment is provided that includes receiving a request from an end user for a communications link, the request...
US-7,415,516 Net lurkers
A user uses a lurker to check a colleague's location electronically. If the colleague is at the location and a device is available for communicating with the...
US-7,415,512 Method and apparatus for providing a general purpose computing platform at a router on a network
A method and apparatus for providing a general purpose computing platform at a router on a network are disclosed. A virtual machine is configured on a router to...
US-7,415,507 Logical routers
Systems and methods include providing a router that may be deployed as multiple logical routers that share a common fast interconnect. These logical routers may...
US-7,415,472 Comparison tree data structures of particular use in performing lookup operations
Comparison tree data structures of particular use in performing lookup operations are disclosed. A data structure typically includes first and second elements of...
US-7,415,463 Programming tree data structures and handling collisions while performing lookup operations
Inter alia, methods, apparatus, data structures, computer-readable medium, mechanisms, and means for programming routes and access control lists in comparison...
US-7,415,062 Switching system supporting data communications supported by multiple power spectra
In a particular embodiment, a system for communicating data includes a data switch coupled to one or more CPE devices. The data switch may communicate with one...
US-7,415,029 Programmable FSM engine using a new CAS application language
An apparatus including a private branch exchange (PBX) switch, a residential gateway to receive channel associated signals (CAS) from the PBX switch, and a...
US-7,415,025 Method and apparatus for clearing a large number of connections in an ATM network
A method for clearing a plural number of connections from each of two connected nodes by clearing the first connection from the first node, generating a single...
US-7,415,023 Method for classifying packets using multi-class structures
In one embodiment, a super class that contains a plurality of matching rules is generated. The matching rules of the super class are converted into a...
US-7,414,979 Method and apparatus for per session load balancing with improved load sharing in a packet switched network
Systems and methods for implementing per-session load balancing of packets that increase traffic sharing and reduce systematic unequal distribution of traffic...
US-D575,316 Wireless Internet video camera
US-7,412,701 Method for network management using a virtual machine in a network device
An approach for improving a network management system by using a virtual machine in a network device is described. Applets are created and downloaded to the...
US-7,412,600 Approaches for automatically switching message authentication keys
Approaches are disclosed for switching transport protocol connection keys. A method of automatically changing a message authentication key at each of two...
US-7,412,598 Method and system for real-time insertion of service during a call session over a communication network
A method and apparatus for real-time insertion of services into an IP telephony call session are disclosed. A client initiates a service request message to a...
US-7,412,557 Apparatus and method for preventing loops in a computer network
A network device is configured in a manner to prevent connectivity loops such as one way connectivity loops. A user configures a port of the network device to...
US-7,412,051 System and method for routing calls across call managers using a route plan
A call manager includes a first device process that controls a first telephony device and that receives a call request from the first telephony device. The call...
US-7,411,981 Matching of radius request and response packets during high traffic volume
A solution for matching RADIUS request packets with corresponding RADIUS response packets when the number of simultaneous outstanding requests is greater than...
US-7,411,967 Private network gateways interconnecting private networks via an access network
Gateways providing connectivity for respective private IPv4 networks to an IPv6 network establish communications between IPv4 nodes in the private network....
US-7,411,965 Method and apparatus for determining a multilayer switching path
A method and apparatus that provide for determining a multilayer switching path are disclosed. In one embodiment of the invention, a Layer 3 path and a Layer 2...
US-7,411,963 Method for dissemination of non-routing information using the IS-IS protocol
A method and apparatus for the dissemination of non-routing information to nodes of a network is provided. A new type of IS-IS packet (called a NRI IS-IS packet)...
US-7,411,960 Method and apparatus for configuring network devices with subnetworks in an ATM environment and retrieving...
A method and apparatus retrieves and stores configuration information for network endpoint devices from other devices in the network, such as a switch adjacent...
US-7,411,957 Hardware filtering support for denial-of-service attacks
A system and method is provided for automatically identifying and removing malicious data packets, such as denial-of-service (DoS) packets, in an intermediate...
US-7,411,935 Selecting the data rate of a wireless network link according to a measure of error vector magnitude
An apparatus in a node of a wireless network for setting the data rate for sending data to a remote node, and a method for setting the data rate. The method...
US-7,411,927 Optimization of point-to-point sessions
According to one embodiment of the present invention, a method of optimizing point-to-point sessions is disclosed. A registration request is received from a...
US-7,411,925 Network route processor using state-based switchover
Embodiments of the present invention provide for switchover from an active processor to a standby processor in a route processor system. An up-to-date copy of...
US-7,411,915 Automatically configuring switch ports with appropriate features
A method and apparatus for automatically configuring a physical port of a switch with features appropriate to a connection type snoops incoming packets to...
US-7,411,911 Network availability status detection device and method
According to an embodiment of the present invention, a device configured to send and receive messages over a first network and a second network includes a...
US-7,411,909 System and method for regulating data traffic in a network
A method and system for regulating the flow of data packets in a data switching network environment is provided. The network comprises at least one virtual local...
US-7,409,712 Methods and apparatus for network message traffic redirection
Conventional methods of addressing a Distributed Denial of Service attack include taking the target node offline, and routing all traffic to an alternate...
US-7,409,706 System and method for providing path protection of computer network traffic
A computer network includes an inside network and an external network. The inside network may communicate with the external network over a first path through a...
US-7,409,672 Method and apparatus for communicating information between a browser and an application program
A method and apparatus are provided for communicating information and carrying out other interactions between a browser and an application program. A hyperaction...
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