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Method and apparatus for remotely monitoring network traffic through a
A method is disclosed for remotely monitoring network traffic through a generic network. A first data packet, which indicates a first destination network...
Synchronization of event processing at a media gateway
A method and apparatus of communication processing at a client (e.g., media gateway) connected to a server (e.g., media gateway controller) includes collecting...
System and method for providing location and access network information
support in a network environment
A method is provided in one example embodiment and includes communicating location and access network information for an end user to a policy and charging rules...
Automatic route configuration in hierarchical wireless mesh networks
Methods, apparatuses and systems directed to routing configuration in a hierarchical wireless mesh network. In one implementation, the present invention uses...
Method and apparatus for passing routing information among mobile routers
A method and apparatus for sharing routing information include receiving first domain data that indicates domains of a first mobile router. A domain is a...
System and method for improving network performance by controlling
A system and method for enhancing the behavior of a network. In an illustrative embodiment, the network includes a distribution router and plural additional...
Convergence measurement in computer network
A system and method for measuring convergence performance in a network are disclosed. In one embodiment, the method includes receiving a plurality of probes at a...
Graphical representation of the flow of a packet through a network device
A method for graphically displaying a packet progression within a network device is described. The method includes identifying a plurality of phases that...
An apparatus and automatic method for detecting brown-outs in a computer network includes determining normal rates of different types of traffic with respect to...
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...
Voting to establish a new network master device after a network failover
Embodiments of the invention can resolve conflicts between candidate master network devices such as may be encountered in a failover condition. In a common type...
Reliably continuing a secure connection when the address of a machine at
one end of the connection changes
An end machine (connected to one end of secure connection) may reliably continue to use the security association (SA) even if the self_address (usually the...
Method for tracking an event through multiple module-specific files
A method and apparatus for tracking data associated with an event across multiple files includes generating a particular value upon occurrence of a particular...
Redundant application network appliances using a low latency lossless
Redundant application network appliances using a low latency lossless interconnect link are described herein. According to one embodiment, in response to...
Operation, administration and maintenance (OAM) in a service insertion
In one embodiment, a method can include: selecting an operation, administration, and maintenance (OAM) type for a destination, where the destination is enabled...
Programmable arrayed processing engine architecture for a network switch
A programmable processing engine processes transient data within an intermediate network station of a computer network. The engine comprises an array of...
Method and system to monitor network conditions remotely
In an example embodiment, a system and method are illustrated that include receiving a query requesting a task to be performed by a first network device, the...
IP subnet sharing technique implemented without using bridging or routing
An IP subnet sharing technique is described which allows multiple network devices of an access network to share an IP subnet without the need for each network...
Generating search results based on determined relationships between data
objects and user connections to...
A search system generates an ordered list of destination targets including identified individuals and data objects, based on applying a user context to an...
Categorization of telephone calls
The present invention provides a mechanism for categorizing telephone calls and for providing special information about calls that appear on call lists...
Apparatus and method for monitoring quality metrics associated with a
An apparatus and method for measuring metrics associated with a wireless network is described. One embodiment includes capturing, at a capturing device, a packet...
Determining availability of a network service
An apparatus and method for determining availability of a network service having a plurality of end points are described. The apparatus and method are arranged...
Default gateway router supplying IP address prefixes ordered for source
address selection by host device
A default gateway router of a multi-homed site is configured for supplying, to a host device, a plurality of address prefixes having been advertised by...
Hub and spoke multicast model
Techniques for implementing multicast messaging between spokes in a hub and spoke network are provided in the present disclosure. Multicast messages may be...
Stateful network address translation protocol implemented over a data
A technique is disclosed for synchronizing NAT information stored on different network devices that have been configured to implement a network address...
Floor determination for a wireless device
An apparatus configured to acquire received signal strength intensities (RSSIs) for a wireless device from a plurality of access points (APs) located on a...
Method for tracking transmission status of data to entities such as peers
in a network
A method for tracking a transmission status of one or more data elements to one or more devices. In one example, the method includes providing a list including...
System and method for distributing information in a network environment
A method for distributing information in a network environment is provided that includes receiving one or more packets from a communication flow initiated by an...
Detection of heavy users of network resources
A device includes a multistage filter and an elephant trap. The multistage filter has hash functions and an array. The multistage filter is operable to receive a...
Efficient pruning of virtual services in bridged computer networks
In one embodiment, a bridge in a computer network may execute a spanning tree protocol (STP) for network topology and a registration protocol for traffic control...
Digital video camera with retractable data connector and resident software
A digital video camera may include a digital video image sensor for capturing digital video footage to be stored on an internal memory. The digital video image...
Methods and apparatus for monitoring and reporting network activity of
applications on a group of host computers
A security management system provides rules for monitoring network activity of applications to groups of host, computers, specifically activity indicating that...
System and method for remote management of communications networks
The invention provides a system and method for that facilitating the remote management of one or more networks. In enabling the remote management of a network,...
Method and apparatus for selection of authentication servers based on the
authentication mechanisms in...
A computer-implemented method is provided for processing access requests in an AAA network. The method includes receiving an access request from a network...
System and method for providing security in a telecommunication network
A method is provided for establishing a telephone call between a trusted Internet Protocol (IP) telephone and an untrusted device. The method includes receiving...
System and method for providing unified IP presence
In accordance with one embodiment, a method includes creating a first session object by a first traffic processor of a first network element operating in an...
Storage area network port based data transfer acceleration
According to the present invention, methods and apparatus are provided for improving data transfers between hosts and targets connected through fiber channel...
Dynamic inter-VSAN topology discovery
Disclosed are apparatus and methods for discovering topology in a storage area network having a plurality of VSANs in a network fabric is disclosed. The VSANs...
Application integrated gateway
In one embodiment, a network application may offload stateful operations to a user-plane application. In one embodiment, the network application receives state...
Method and apparatus for network to recommend best mode for user
The present disclosure generally provides techniques and apparatuses for producing, for an initiating end user, a recommended mode of communication corresponding...
Accessing a calendar server to facilitate initiation of a scheduled call
A conference control server accesses a calendar server in order to identify calls scheduled by an organizer and to facilitate initiation of the calls at the...
Method and apparatus of preventing physical layer from establishing
Methods and apparatus for preventing unsupported links between a host device and a link partner over a network is disclosed. In one embodiment, a link control...
Address resolution mechanism for ethernet maintenance endpoints
A method of operation for a node of an Ethernet access network includes issuing a multicast message on the Ethernet access network by a maintenance end point...
Intelligent adjunct network device
An adjunct network device includes several ports, an uplink interface, and an adjunct forwarding engine coupled to the ports and the uplink interface. A first...
Methods and apparatus for providing loop free routing tables
A router is described that includes a routing table containing route information and a module to evaluate a route and detect a loop path associated with the...
Methods and devices for improving the multiple spanning tree protocol
The present invention provides improved unicast routing, multicast routing and unicast load sharing as compared with conventional methods. Preferred ...
Controlling a transmission rate of packet traffic
Controlling a transmission rate of packet traffic includes receiving packets from a network processor. The packets are stored in a buffer associated with a...
Techniques for detecting loop-free paths that cross routing information
Techniques for detecting loops in routes that cross route information boundaries include receiving a control message at a first edge node on one side of the...
System and method for implementing a mid-call policy in a RSVP environment
A communication system includes a call agent that coordinates and supervises communications between endpoints. The call agent allocates a QoS agent for each...
Beamformed space time code communication with testing spatial signature
An apparatus, logic and method are provided to improve beamformed space time code (STC) wireless communication. A first device comprising a plurality of antennas...