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Point-to-multipoint connectivity verification
Improved connectivity verification is disclosed. A root in a point-to-multipoint network can establish parameters for a connectivity-verification session with...
System and method for performing distributed policing
Various systems and methods that synchronize local copies of a variable used in a distributed algorithm, such as that used in distributed policing, are...
Video call management apparatus and associated methodology of controlling
voice and video response
An video call management apparatus and associated methodology of controlling interactive voice and video responses is provided. A calling party is identified as...
Method and apparatus for automatic filter generation and maintenance
Automatic filter generation and maintenance comprises detecting, from network packets, an IP address and a first MAC address; the IP address and the first MAC...
Systems, methods, media, and means for user level authentication
In some embodiments, a gateway in a communications network is provided including a subscriber interface and a Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) registrar;...
Detecting unauthorized computer access
A machine executed method comprising at a first computer, receiving from a second computer a request to gain root-administrator access to an operating system...
Method and apparatus for distributing group data in a tunneled encrypted
virtual private network
A packet forwarding process, on a data communications device, forwards a packet to a plurality of destinations within a network from that data communications...
Techniques for remapping content requests
Techniques for routing content requests are provided. In one embodiment, a first device at a network device sends a request from a first device at a first site...
Distributed network communication system which enables multiple network
providers to use a common distributed...
A system and method for providing access and/or roaming features on a network system. The network system includes a plurality of wireless and/or wired access...
Real-time event notification for collaborative computing sessions
In one embodiment, a determination is made that a specified event of a collaborative computing session has occurred. In response to the specified event, a...
Methods and apparatus for determining the status of a device
Methods and devices are provided for determining the status of a networked device, e.g., a networked RFID device. In some embodiments of the invention, a...
Location based handoff
A method includes determining a coverage area for each of a plurality of base stations. The method also includes receiving a first location parameter indicative...
Offset direct conversion receiver
An offset direct conversion receiver apparatus and corresponding receiving method are provided. A received wireless signal is directly downconverted and...
Dynamic channel estimation based on channel conditions
A dynamically adaptive channel estimation process is provided for use in a wireless communication device. At a first device, a wireless transmission is received...
Methods and apparatuses for performing scene adaptive rate control
In one embodiment, the methods and apparatuses detect a network bandwidth; detect a sequence of frames; determine a motion based on the sequence of frames; set...
Forwarding multi-destination packets in a network with virtual port
In one embodiment, a method includes receiving a multi-destination packet at a switch in communication with a plurality of servers through a network device,...
Destination MAC aging of entries in a Layer 2 (L2) forwarding table
In one embodiment, entries in an address table of the forwarding engine in a linecard or supervisor are updated to a current time value when the MAC address in...
In an example embodiment, a method for synchronizing clocks between a plurality of clocked devices where one of the plurality of clocked devices is not directly...
Methods and systems for providing improved handoffs in a wireless
Methods and systems are provided for using a PDSN in a wireless communication network that includes multiple IP addresses and multiple corresponding physical...
Detecting and isolating domain specific faults
A method for detecting and isolating domain specific faults includes comparing a first media quality report for a communication from a first node with a second...
Monitoring of real-time transport protocol (RTP) packet flow along RTP
Techniques are provided herein to enable monitoring of a real-time transport protocol (RTP) packet flow in devices along the path that the RTP packet flow...
Alternate spanning tree for faster indirect link failure recovery
Methods and apparatus that form the basis of an alternate spanning tree protocol that may be used, for example, to identify rings within a properly converged...
Rich media communication client device, method and computer program
A method, computer program product, and system for initiating, routing and scheduling video conferences. A dial URL is introduced with a prefix unique for...
Location filtering based on device mobility classification
In one embodiment, a method includes obtaining location information associated with a remote device, and processing the location information. Processing the...
Apparatus and method for secure configuration of shared powerline devices
Client adapter and method simplify security deployment in an EPN, including the shared services electrical power lines of a premises. With direct coupling,...
Program guide navigation
Systems and methods that provide a first electronic program guide (EPG) screen having a plurality of channel identifiers, program information, and an icon...
Hierarchical collaboration policies in a shared workspace environment
In one embodiment, a first administrative entity having first members may initiate an operated shared workspace having a policy control engine. The first...
Thread interleaving in a multithreaded embedded processor
The present invention provides a network multithreaded processor, such as a network processor, including a thread interleaver that implements fine-grained...
Upgrading media content quality for media content based on detecting
upgraded media presentation device
In one embodiment, a method comprises detecting a user selection of media content having a prescribed quality and that is authorized for presentation to the...
Communication system with configurable shared line privacy feature
A PBX system with a shared line connected to a plurality of telephone devices includes one or more processors that control a connection for an incoming call...
Ethernet node port virtualizer
In one embodiment, a method includes defining a virtual node port proxy and virtual fabric port proxies at a Fiber Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) bridge, the...
System and method for providing deterministic routing in a network
A method is provided in one example embodiment and includes receiving a packet that is part of a flow, and identifying parameters within the packet for mapping...
Providing telephony services using intelligent end points
A system includes telephony devices that provide services and applications through the execution of scripts in web pages.
Methods and apparatus for broadcast optimization in mobile IP
Methods and apparatus for supporting broadcast traffic in Mobile IP are disclosed. When a Mobile Node registers via a Foreign Agent supporting Mobile IP, the...
Distributed channel assignment
Disclosed, in example embodiment herein, is an apparatus comprising an interface and channel selection logic coupled to the interface. The channel selection...
Active multicast information protocol
In the disclosed active multicast information protocol, a first edge router of a network receives a data packet from a source, wherein the data packet comprises...
Smart mechanism for multi-client bidirectional optical channel protection
Methods and apparatus for efficiently allowing protection switch information to be communicated on bidirectional lines are disclosed. According to one aspect of...
Fast computation of alterative packet routes
A method for communication includes simultaneously computing a shortest path and a backup path through a network between a pair of nodes. Packets are routed...
Method and apparatus for high resolution passive network latency
A method includes receiving a first capture time corresponding to a first time that a data packet is received at a first probe and a second capture time...
Disaster recovery for active-standby data center using route health and
The present invention provides an active/standby data center that avoids the delay associated with a cached DNS entry to switch from the active data center to...
Connection for antennas operating above a ground plane
An antenna system is provided. The antenna system includes a ground plane, an antenna, a feed cable, a cable connector, and an antenna connector. The ground...
Energy-saving status indicator
The embodiments described herein present methods and apparatus for an energy-saving status indicator. A method includes receiving a configuration of a first...
Parallel intrusion detection sensors with load balancing for high speed
Various embodiments of a method and system for detecting unauthorized signatures to or from a local network. Multiple sensors are connected at an...
Controlling computer program extensions in a network device
A network infrastructure element such as a packet data router or switch hosts an application program and one or more user program extensions to the application...
Systems and methods of deferred error recovery
Systems and methods of deferred error recovery in a digital home communications terminal are disclosed. One such method comprises: receiving packets at a...
OSPF optimization for hub and spoke environment
A method and apparatus for routing data in a network is disclosed. A spoke router signals its intention to act as spoke in a new bit in Hello and database...
Distributed computing based on multiple nodes with determined capacity
selectively joining resource groups...
A network provides distributed computing services based on participation in respective resource groups by computing nodes, each resource group including a...
Apparatus and methods for controlling a data tapping session in a storage
Disclosed is a session modification mechanism for altering a data tapping process in a storage area network (SAN). In general, a data tapping mechanism is set...
Network device proximity data import based on weighting factor
Systems, methods, and other embodiments associated with importing proximity data are provided. Device identification information and device location information...
Controlling multi-mode devices
In an example embodiment, a technique for automatically controlling radio interfaces of a multi-mode device. Wireless interfaces are enabled or disabled based...