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OAM tools for meshed tunnels in a computer network
In one embodiment, a tunnel mesh probe, initiated for a computer network having a tunnel mesh, may be received at a first tail-end node of a probed tunnel. In...
Flow control in a variable latency system
A device and method for packet flow control is described. The method may comprise, at a packet sender device, adding a flow control identifier to a packet and...
Dynamically and efficiently forming hierarchical tunnels
In one embodiment, a node (e.g., a grooming node) determines a set of attribute groups (AGs) of existing child tunnels through the network, where an AG is a...
Visually enhancing a conference
A method for visually enhancing a conference includes receiving a first request to enhance a first object. The method also includes establishing a visual...
Digital video camera with retractable data connector
Software change modeling for network devices
A method for software change modeling for network devices provides dynamic (on the device) and static (computer) change modeling. The same source code and...
Method and system for conveying alternate acceptable canonicalizations of
a digitally signed piece of...
Methods and systems for sending a digitally signed electronic mail (email) comprising a message are described. A first canonicalization of a first version of...
Efficient network monitoring and control
In one embodiment, a method for monitoring traffic associated with users in a network includes assigning a trust level to each of the users, monitoring traffic...
System and method for providing mobility across access technologies in a
An example method includes receiving a packet for a flow associated with a subscriber; determining if a home agent element has a context for the flow by...
Distributed client services based on execution of service attributes and
data attributes by multiple nodes in...
A network provides distributed client services based on participation in respective resource groups by computing nodes, each resource group including a...
Hybrid time-spatial multiplexing for wireless broadcast messages through
antenna radiation beam synthesis
A hybrid time-spatial multiplexing technique is provided for beamforming broadcast messages to mobile stations that may be within a coverage region or cell of a...
System and method for aggregating multiple radio interfaces into a single
logical bridge interface
In an example embodiment, a system and method for aggregating multiple wireless bridge interfaces into a single logical bridge interface. The system includes a...
Enhanced extension mobility
In one embodiment, a method for enhanced extension mobility includes accessing user input indicating either a desire of a user to logon at an endpoint in a...
Quality of service update procedure
Methods and systems are provided for updating the quality of service (QoS) of an IP flow in a wireless communications system. More particularly, the methods and...
Method for bring-up of voice over internet protocol telephones
A system and method for implementing telephony devices in a distributed network environment is disclosed. The present invention provides for voice transmissions...
Parsing out of order data packets at a content gateway of a network
In one embodiment, a method includes receiving, at a local node of a network, a sequenced data packet of a flow made up of multiple sequenced data packets from...
Two-level load-balancing of network traffic over an MPLS network
An apparatus comprising three memory portions and logic for programming the memory portions is presented. The first memory portion comprises a plurality of...
Metro ethernet network with scaled broadcast and service instance domains
A method of operation for a provider edge device of a core network includes receiving a customer frame from an access network; the customer frame having a first...
Virtual dial-up protocol for network communication
A layer two forwarding protocol (L2F) provides virtual direct dial-up service into private networks through public internet service providers. An authorized...
System and method for providing multimedia services
In certain embodiments, the present invention comprises a system and method for providing feature services in a multimedia communication environment. The system...
Method and system for operating a communication service portal
A method of providing communication service includes receiving user identification information and first communication service criteria. The user identification...
Configuration tool for MPLS virtual private network topologies
Configuration tool for virtual private network (VPN) topologies. In particular implementations, a method includes accessing a network topology configuration set...
Traffic flow determination in communications networks
A method of determining traffic paths between one or more source-destination node pairs in a communications network, comprising starting from a first set of...
Infrared-aided depth estimation
Systems and methods are disclosed for creating image maps. Some embodiments include a method comprising the steps of: capturing a first image illuminated by...
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...
Method for protecting against denial of service attacks
A security policy enables security devices to forward ICE messages. The security policy may use protection tokens to prevent Denial of Service (DoS) attacks....
Trellis-based decoder using states of reduced uncertainty
A method and system are provided for improving the performance of a trellis-based decoder. States with reduced uncertainty (SRUs) are defined for one or more...
Graceful conversion of a security to a non-security transparent proxy
A graceful conversion of a security to a non-security transparent proxy is performed. A security transparent proxy is an intermediary between two end devices,...
Reducing processing load in proxies for secure communications
In one embodiment, a method for providing secure communications using a proxy is provided. The proxy negotiates with a client and a server to determine a...
Methods and apparatuses for adjusting bandwidth allocation during a
In one embodiment, a participant device joins a collaboration session among a plurality of participant devices. The content shared within the collaboration...
Method and system for automatically determining commands for a network
A method of automatically determining a set of commands that a network device supports comprises the machine-implemented steps of receiving a syntax definition...
Performing an in-service software reload on a network device
A software reload is executed. The hardware associated with the network device continues to forward network traffic during the software reload. Also, a kernel...
Distributed name services in a fibre channel fabric
Methods and apparatus are provided for improving name services in a fiber channel fabric. Either a world wide name or an alias can be used to uniquely identify...
Presenting addressable media stream with geographic context based on
obtaining geographic metadata
In one embodiment, a method comprises identifying, by a device, an addressable video stream selected for viewing by a user of the device; obtaining, by the...
System and method for providing interactive communications
A system and method for providing interactive communications includes receiving a communication from an originator destined for a persona. An identity of the...
Technique for displaying information ancillary to a location of an entity
in a communication network
A technique for displaying information ancillary to an entity's location. A request for information ancillary to the location of a communication unit in a...
Manual playback overshoot correction
A video display function that addresses fast-forward overshoot. Holding down a play key during a fast forward function, for longer than a predetermined amount...
Method and system for managing calls
A method for managing calls includes allocating a plurality of agents among a plurality of queues, receiving a plurality of calls each for connection with at...
Method for IP routing when using dynamic VLANs with web based
A method, apparatus and computer program product for providing IP Routing when using dynamic virtual local area networks (VLANs) with web based authentication....
In an example embodiment, packets for a selected flow are replicated and sent over one or more diverse paths, such as a primary path and at least one secondary...
Techniques for virtual private network fast convergence
An apparatus for VPN fast convergence in MPLS networks is disclosed. The apparatus comprises a first memory portion, a second memory portion, and a first logic...
Probing-based mechanism to reduce preemption perturbation caused by higher
priority tunnel establishment in a...
In one embodiment, a routing node (e.g., a head-end node) determines a desire to route a selected tunnel (e.g., reroute), and computes a path for the selected...
Secondary storage to reduce counter memory in flow tables
In one embodiment, a CAM overflow structure holds flow indices in a CAM and each CAM entry is associated with an overflow count value (OCV) entry holding an...
Method and system for providing congestion management within a virtual
A method for providing congestion management within a virtual talk group includes facilitating communication within a virtual talk group between a plurality of...
In one embodiment, the present disclosure refers to an apparatus comprising a bracket having a base configured to receive and hold a first electronic element....
Data connector for an electronics device
One embodiment of the invention sets forth a hand-held electronics device for recording digital video that includes a housing, a processor disposed within the...
UPnP CDS user profile
In one embodiment, an apparatus includes a hierarchy of authentication folders configured in a control directory server (CDS) of a Universal Plug and Play...
Efficiently sharing windows during online collaborative computing sessions
In one embodiment, a presenter device may determine displayed windows of applications, and may provide individual window sharing selectability (e.g., shared or...