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Ensuring emergency availability of communications devices
A communications apparatus includes an energy storage device, such as a backup battery, that provides power in certain circumstances, such as when an external...
A method for improving network compatibility, said method including but not limited to the following: receiving a first-protocol data-link layer packet having a...
Flexible engine and data structure for packet header processing
A pipelined linecard architecture for receiving, modifying, switching, buffering, queuing and dequeuing packets for transmission in a communications network. The...
Automated microcode test packet generation engine
A routing chip test case generator operable to generate test cases for testing microcode allows test cases to be directed to specific operations, such as those...
Method and apparatus for generating an RSVP message for a non-RSVP-enabled
A method and apparatus for providing RSVP capability for senders that either cannot or do not initiate RSVP processes is provided. An RSVP proxy is connected...
Board alignment tab
A card based telecommunications system, which includes a chassis. A plurality of card guides positioned in an operable relationship within said chassis. A tab...
Password based protocol for secure communications
A method for a first participant to establish a shared secret with a second participant, where the first participant and the second participant share a...
Selectively forced redirection of network traffic
A method of redirecting a client request received by a second server to a first server. The client request requires use of a Secure Sockets Layer (SSL)...
Method and apparatus for storing policies for policy-based management of
network quality of service
A method and apparatus for storing policies for use in policy-based management of quality of service treatments of network data traffic flows are described. The...
Managing recovery of service components and notification of service errors
A method and apparatus for providing management and maintenance to a node within a data communications network and to the composite data communications network....
Seamless importation of data
A data transfer interface for importing data from a source system to a target system, including a source data adapter having an attribute definition transcriber...
Fault tolerant client-server environment
A method for determining the performance of a first processor in a computer network in which the first processor is connected to a second processor includes...
Methods and apparatus for mapping ranges of values into unique values of
particular use for range matching...
Methods and apparatus are disclosed for maintaining one or more ranges and identifying whether a value matches one of the ranges and optionally which range is...
Dynamically created service class-based routing tables
Dynamically created routing table structures which may find application as routing tables for ATM or other computer networks provide a selection of pre-computed...
Security server token caching
A mechanism for establishing a plurality of sessions between a client and a first server based on a single input of user authenticating information is disclosed....
Method and apparatus for reading from and writing to storage using
acknowledged phases of sets of data
Methods and apparatus are disclosed for reading from and writing to storage using acknowledged phases of sets of data. In one implementation, a phase indication...
Method and apparatus for possibly decreasing the number of associative
memory entries by supplementing an...
Methods and apparatus are disclosed for possibly decreasing the number of associative memory entries by supplementing an associative memory result with...
Method and apparatus for efficiently reassembling fragments received at an
intermediate station in a computer...
An IP packet reassembly engine provides high-speed and efficient reassembly of IP fragments received at an intermediate station in a computer network. The IP...
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...
Ringing scheduling for FXS ports on platforms with limited power supply
An apparatus and method for supporting enhanced ring scheduling for devices on platforms with limited power supply while seeking to preserve caller ID ...
Network clock synchronization scheme
A clock distribution tree for a digital network is automatically established through the use of spanning tree computations at nodes of the network. The...
Method and apparatus for encoding bridging/switching information within a
routing information filed in a token...
A technique increases the efficiency of functions performed by an intermediate device of a computer network by encoding a portion of a routing information field...
Mechanisms and techniques for fastening a heat sink to a circuit board
A heat sink apparatus includes a heat sink having a plurality of circuit board component contact portions and a plurality of fin portions extending from the...
Generic code book compression for XML based application programming
A synthetic code book document type definition (DTD) is generated that identifies selected compression codes, based on specifying code-book extensible markup...
Apparatus and method for providing server state and attribute management
for voice enabled web applications
A unified web-based voice messaging system provides voice application control between a web browser and an application server via an hypertext transport protocol...
Telephone indicator system and method
A telephone indicator system includes a telephone having a base and a handset. The telephone includes a cradle disposed on the base configured to receive the...
Enhanced claw packing protocol
An enhanced CLAW protocol supports the transfer of multiple data types from different sockets/sessions within a single channel operation between a host mainframe...
Performance improvement of critical code execution
Portions of code containing critical code routines are identified and labeled, then compiled into Dynamic Link Libraries ("DLLs") and linked such that the...
Extensible automated testing software
Extensible automated testing software provides reliability, user extendibility, scalability, and multiple simultaneous testing support through the use:of modules...
Computer system for eliminating memory read-modify-write operations during
A computer system stores packet data and reduces the number of Read-Modify-Write (RMW) operations. An attribute is configured to specify a mode of operation that...
Method and apparatus for transmitting an internet protocol (IP) packet
within a fiber optic network
An embodiment includes an optical source, an optical receiver, and an interconnecting optical fiber. A data sequence is received and encoded or formatted as an...
System and method for encrypting information within a communications
Within a communications system, first and second end stations coupled to a network participate in a communications session with one another using the network....
Transmission of system configuration information
Systems and methods for transmitting configuration information in an OFDM communication system. In one embodiment, within a frequency domain burst certain...
Time-sensitive-packet jitter and latency minimization on a shared data link
A system and method are disclosed for interleaving time-critical packets and lower-priority packets onto a common data link. A packet arrival prediction...
Minimum bandwidth guarantee for input-buffered packet switch
A method and system for use in data communications. The method and system substantially ensure that actual data transmission per unit time from at least one...
Overload reduction in a communication system
A method and apparatus for reducing overload conditions of a node of communication system is disclosed. One or more pairs of predefined upper and lower overload...
Over-voltage protection against periodic disturbances
An over-voltage protection module protects communications equipment against voltage surges, including periodic voltage disturbances. The protection module...
Event-enabled distributed testing system
A distributed computer network testing system includes a test controller and at least one test agent. One or more test agents are configured with interpreters...
Compression and encryption protocol for controlling data flow in a network
Process for controlling frames transporting data from a transmitting Terminal (DTE 1) to at least a receiving Terminal (DTE 2) through a plurality of consecutive...
Technique for reducing consumption of router resources after BGP restart
A technique reduces consumption of resources on behalf of a router and its neighboring routers by deferring the point at which the router renders a route...
Efficient representation of system network management object identifiers
Systems and methods for efficient storage of network management object identifiers are provided. Object identifiers such as SNMP MIB object identifiers are...
Method and system for executing, tracking and restoring temporary router
configuration change using a...
A method and system for transacting routing device configurations using a centralized information provider or database system. The invention receives...
Reducing data loss during cell handoffs
In a wireless communications system, mobile units establish data communications sessions using wireless links having negotiated transmission parameters. To...
Automated route plan generation
A communication system includes a tenant with multiple physical locations that include a number of packet enabled telecommunications devices managed by one or...
Method and system for training a modem
A method for training a modem includes selecting a transmission rate from one of a plurality of bauds, each baud identifying at least one transmission rate. The...
Switched token ring over ISL (TR-ISL) network
A technique efficiently transports token ring (TR) frames over trunks interconnecting switches of a distributed TR bridge. The TR bridge is characterized by a...
Apparatus and method for processing signals in a plurality of digital
An apparatus and method for data processing in a flexible multiple-DSP architecture that can be readily adapted to changing customer demands and changes in DSP...
Stateful failover of service managers
A system and method are disclosed for providing a fault tolerant network service. A packet is received that corresponds to a flow from a forwarding agent at a...
Device for emulating phase-locked loop and method for same
The device has a correction table for storing a digital pattern describing how a frequency of a signal is to be altered. The device also has first logic for...
Release system for optical connectors
A system for releasing an optical connector adapter from an optical connector is disclosed. The adapter has a longitudinal opening extending therethrough and is...