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US-7,953,943 Epoch-based MUD logging
In one embodiment, a MUD logger receives a notification from another MUD logger maintaining another MUD log for a volume, the notification indicating one or...
US-7,953,886 Method and system of receiving and translating CLI command data within a routing system
A method and system of receiving and translating data using an internetwork operating system (IOS) command line interface (CLI) parser subsystem of a routing...
US-7,953,885 Method and apparatus to apply aggregate access control list/quality of service features using a redirect cause
A method and apparatus to apply aggregate ACL/QoS features using a redirect cause is disclosed. According to one embodiment of the present invention, a control...
US-7,953,883 Failover mechanism for real-time packet streaming sessions
Techniques are provided herein for failover streaming mechanisms. At a first device (e.g., a content router device) that is configured to interface with a...
US-7,953,867 Session description protocol (SDP) capability negotiation
In an example embodiment a method is provided which comprises initiating at an offerer endpoint an offer message in Session Description Protocol (SDP) format....
US-7,953,826 Provisioning and redundancy for RFID middleware servers
The present invention provides for the provisioning and redundancy of RFID middleware servers. Middleware servers can be automatically provisioned and RFID...
US-7,953,756 Unified high-performance database connectivity system and method
The present invention utilizes a comprehensive object oriented software architecture that is flexibly extendible to accommodate numerous features and activities...
US-7,953,731 Enhancing and optimizing enterprise search
Embodiments of the invention improve the quality of search results returned for a given set of search terms based on metadata associated with the user...
US-7,953,227 Method for securely and automatically configuring access points
The present invention is contemplates an automatic, secure AP configuration protocol. Public/private keys and public key (PK) methods are used to automatically...
US-7,953,103 Multi-homing using controlled route leakage at a backup service provider
In one embodiment, a network node of a secondary network receives a message from a multi-homed network. The message includes a block of network addresses...
US-7,953,101 Encoding fibre channel over ethernet transport
In one embodiment, data words and ordered sets in a Fibre Channel data stream are formed into a group and the ordered sets are moved to the beginning word...
US-7,953,089 Systems and methods for multicast switching in a private VLAN
A Multicast Listener Discovery (MLD) protocol query and/or report snooping process is modified to appropriately map secondary PVLAN identifiers to corresponding...
US-7,953,088 Method and apparatus for packet classification and rewriting
In one embodiment, a method for processing a packet is disclosed. The method includes classifying the packet and determining an action to be taken with regard...
US-7,953,079 Method and apparatus to control access to content
The present invention provides a method, apparatus and computer program product for accessing content via a packet-switched network based on a content access...
US-7,953,069 Device and method for estimating audiovisual quality impairment in packet networks
An audio and/or visual transmission quality device estimates transmission quality as perceived by a user based on observation and processing of objective...
US-7,953,027 Rerouting multicast traffic in response to detecting imminent network disruption
Various systems and methods for rerouting multicast traffic in response to detecting imminent network disruption are disclosed. One method involves detecting an...
US-7,953,000 Mechanism to improve preemption behavior of resource reservations
A technique is provided for one or more network nodes to deterministically select data flows to preempt. In particular, each node employs a set of predefined...
US-7,949,792 Encoding a TCP offload engine within FCP
The present invention defines a new protocol for communicating with an offload engine that provides Transmission Control Protocol ("TCP") termination over a...
US-7,949,767 System and method for multiple address of record registration using a single explicit SIP request
One embodiment of the present invention is a method for registering multiple addresses of record. The method comprises receiving a session initiation protocol...
US-7,949,766 Offload stack for network, block and file input and output
An apparatus for offloading network, block and file functions from an operating system comprises a network interface coupled to a network for receiving packet...
US-7,949,751 Method for a network device to describe itself and the services it requires to a AAA server
The invention relates to a method for requesting access to services across a computer network, preferably although not exclusively to a network in which access...
US-7,949,734 Method and apparatus for re-generating configuration commands of a network device using an object-based approach
A method is disclosed for re-generating a configuration command of a network device. A method includes receiving a request to re-generate a configuration...
US-7,949,195 Per block breakpoint determining for hybrid variable length coding
A method, and apparatus, and logic encoded in one or more computer-readable tangible medium to carry out a method. The method is to code an ordered sequence of...
US-7,949,115 Providing a service framework at an endpoint
A method for providing telephony features at an endpoint includes accessing a service framework at an endpoint. The service framework is operable to provide one...
US-7,949,052 Method and apparatus to deliver a DVB-ASI compressed video transport stream
A method and apparatus to compress a DVB-ASI bit stream including accepting the stream containing packets of compressed media, sync words, and stuffing words,...
US-7,948,991 Broadcast and multicast transmissions with acknowledgement scheduling
In one embodiment, a method includes scheduling acknowledgements from a plurality of receivers in a wireless network, transmitting an acknowledgement schedule...
US-7,948,984 Detecting an identifier change of an endpoint
Detecting an identifier change of an endpoint includes dialing an identifier associated with an endpoint to initiate a call to the endpoint. A network indicator...
US-7,948,922 Blocked redundant link-aware spanning tree protocol enhancement
An exemplary embodiment provides for a method for use in a network device of a plurality of network devices configured to implement a link management protocol...
US-7,948,920 Trunking with port aggregation for fabric ports in a fibre channel fabric and attached devices
Trunking with port aggregation for fabric ports in a Fiber Channel (FC) fabric and attached devices is described. In some examples, a method of establishing a...
US-7,948,910 Monitoring quality of a packet flow in packet-based communication networks
A communication system includes multiple routers interconnected by a packet-based communication network. Each of the routers includes a monitoring application...
US-7,948,905 Troubleshooting voice over WLAN deployments
A voice over WLAN diagnostic system. In particular implementations, a method includes simulating, in response to a triggering event, Voice over Internet...
US-7,948,883 Applying router quality of service on a cable modem interface on a per-service-flow basis
In one embodiment, a cable modem determines network backpressure per service-flow, and transmits the network backpressure per service-flow to a router (e.g.,...
US-7,948,876 Method of detecting non-responsive network flows
A network device identifies a non-adaptive flow as follows. The network device drops packets on a random basis using a Random Early Detection (RED) algorithm. A...
US-7,948,873 Method for recovery of a controlled failover of a border gateway protocol speaker
A method and apparatus for recovering from a controlled failover of a BGP speaker is provided. A user sends, to a network element, a request to switch a...
US-D638,376 Passive cooling element
US-7,945,941 Flexible access control policy enforcement
A method and system for applying access-control policies. In particular implementations, a method includes determining one or more policies, and a...
US-7,945,696 Differentiated routing using tunnels in a computer network
In one embodiment, one or more tunnel mesh groups may be established in at least a portion of a computer network, where each tunnel mesh group corresponds to a...
US-7,945,695 Smart secretary
A message-processing agent receives an object from a space in a Scalable Infrastructure System. The message-processing agent determines the destination of the...
US-7,945,656 Method for determining round trip times for devices with ICMP echo disable
A method and apparatus for determining reachability of a device connected to a computer network by receiving from a requesting device at least one ICMP echo...
US-7,945,651 Method and system for network configuration
Methods and systems have been provided for pushing critical configuration to a set of network devices. According to various embodiments of the invention, a...
US-7,945,650 Identifying modular chassis composition by using network physical topology information
A method and apparatus for identifying internal occupants of a communications system apparatus with an Ethernet backplane and at least one internal occupant....
US-7,945,164 Multiple fiber optic gigabit ethernet links channelized over single optical link
A method, an apparatus, and a system where multiple lower bandwidth optic Ethernet (e.g. 1000Base-FX) signals can be interleaved or encoded onto a single fiber...
US-7,945,042 Method for switching active calls
A method and apparatus for switching active calls from one entity to another on a network device. The method includes the steps of collecting the call...
US-7,944,930 Memory buffering with fast packet information access for a network device
A networking device employing memory buffering in which a first memory is logically configured into blocks, and the blocks are logically configured into...
US-7,944,925 System and method for grouping multiple VLANs into a single 802.11 IP multicast domain
A system and method for identifying and grouping multiple virtual local area networks into a single multicast domain is provided. The system and method may be...
US-7,944,889 System and method for rate shifting for wireless VoIP
A method of rate shifting specially suited for the voice traffic, which differentiates poor channel conditions from a heavily loaded channel of a WLAN and...
US-7,944,886 Infrastructure-based enabling indication for dynamic frequency selection in wireless networks
A wireless access point selection system. In particular implementations, a method includes receiving a notification that identifies a wireless access point that...
US-7,944,875 Enforcement of user level policies from visited networks in a mobile IP environment
In one embodiment, a system for providing mobile Internet Protocol (IP) connectivity includes a memory and a processor. The memory stores one or more user level...
US-7,944,860 Preventing loss of network traffic due to inconsistent configurations within the network
In one embodiment, a method includes receiving at a processor at a node, notification of an error in a VLAN to topology mapping at the node, receiving a...
US-7,944,854 IP security within multi-topology routing
A method for IP Security within Multi-Topology Routing is disclosed. Disclosed methods may also include IKE extensions. A route eligible for IPSec protection is...
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