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US-7,817,636 Obtaining information on forwarding decisions for a packet flow
In one embodiment, an apparatus comprises one or more forwarding logic components and logic coupled to a plurality of network interfaces. The logic is operable...
US-7,817,620 Delayed call establishment
A network device having delayed call establishment is disclosed. The network device includes a port to allow the device to communicate with a called endpoint and...
US-7,817,580 Preventing transient loops in broadcast/multicast trees during distribution of link state information
According to the present invention, methods and apparatus are provided to improve the link state routing protocol (LSRP) to prevent transient loops during...
US-7,817,571 Automatic discovery of blocking access-list ID and match statements in a network
In one embodiment, a method can include: (i) receiving an incoming probe packet in a network device; (ii) de-encapsulating the incoming probe packet to provide a...
US-7,817,564 Method and system for handling fault messages in a network
A method and a system for handling fault messages in a network where a network device publishes fault messages related to the principal cause of the fault. The...
US-7,817,558 Flow based flow control in an ethernet switch backplane
In one embodiment, a method includes detecting packet congestion in a network device that includes a switch, and a plurality of components operable to transmit...
US-7,817,556 Modification of policing methods to make them more TCP-friendly
Various improvements are provided for prior art policing methods, including token bucket methods and virtual time policing methods. Some preferred methods of the...
US-7,817,553 Local area network services in a cable modem network
A network device has a network interface to allow the device to send and receive traffic across a network. The device also has a cable connection to allow the...
US-7,817,546 Quasi RTP metrics for non-RTP media flows
In one embodiment, a router receives a real-time multimedia flow that comprises IP packets. The router then processes values included in the Identifier fields of...
US-7,817,540 Method and apparatus for N+1 RF switch with passive working path and active protection path
The present disclosure relates an improved cable data switching unit that provides a fail-over system whereby one line card can protect a plurality of US...
US-7,817,535 Method of fault tolerance and synchronous failover for broadcast video across the network
A system and a method are disclosed for detecting a multicast stream fault condition at a variety of points within a digital broadcast video distribution system....
US-7,817,088 Beamforming multiple-input multiple-output hybrid automatic repeat request retransmission
Techniques are provided for improving hybrid automatic repeat request retransmissions techniques in a beamformed multiple-input multiple-output wireless...
US-7,817,042 RFID tag management and operation
In an example embodiment, an apparatus such as an RFID tag, is configured to operate in a first mode that allows the tag to associate with the network and...
US-7,814,542 Network connection detection and throttling
In an edge network, message traffic between the edge network and a core network passes through the edge router. A port scanning attack directed to the network as...
US-7,814,481 Method and system for minimal disruption during software upgrade or reload of a network device
A method and system for resetting a network device. Specifically, in one embodiment, a method is disclosed for upgrading and/or reloading software for a network...
US-7,814,317 Multiple password documents
An apparatus, method, and computer-readable media capable of encrypting and unencrypting secure documents with multiple passwords and/or fallback keys....
US-7,814,311 Role aware network security enforcement
Generating a binding between a source address and one or more roles of a user accessing the network and distributing the binding to a filter node. The source...
US-7,814,309 Method for checkpointing and reconstructing separated but interrelated data
A method is disclosed whereby separate but interrelated data is checkpointed and reconstructed within a router. In one embodiment, each connection is...
US-7,814,284 Redundancy elimination by aggregation of multiple chunks
A data redundancy elimination system. In particular implementations, a method includes storing in a memory one or more aggregation trees, each aggregation tree...
US-7,814,232 Network address translation with gateway load distribution
Gateway and NAT services to a single host or large number of hosts on a local network using a redundancy group having gateway devices. A pool of unique IP...
US-7,814,227 Computation of a shortest inter-domain TE-LSP across a set of autonomous systems
A technique calculates a shortest path for a traffic engineering (TE) label switched path (LSP) from a head-end node in a local domain to a tail-end node of a...
US-7,814,151 Wirelessly-enabled identification of digital media generated at an event
A method in one embodiment includes embedding a unique event tag into media files recorded at an event by a first media recording device, which is operable to...
US-7,814,150 Apparatus and method to bridge telephone and data networks
In accordance with one embodiment, the disclosure relates to a method for initiating an online meeting over a data network between a host party with a first...
US-7,813,843 Ad-hoc mobile IP network for intelligent transportation system
A method for intelligently managing a transportation network is provided. The method may include providing a roadside apparatus 18 to communicate with nodes 14A...
US-7,813,717 Authentication of mobile stations
A method and system for authenticating a mobile station, such as a dual mode cellular telephone, for access to a wireless local area network is disclosed. The...
US-7,813,511 Facilitating mobility for a mobile station
Providing a mobility key for a communication session for a mobile station includes facilitating initiation of the communication session. A master key for the...
US-7,813,493 Method and system for handling calls at an automatic call distribution system
A method for handling calls at an automatic call distribution system includes receiving a first call for connection with one of a plurality of agents and...
US-7,813,483 System and method for providing presence information to voicemail users
A method of providing telecommunication service includes receiving a call for a called party from a calling party. The method also includes determining a...
US-7,813,385 Adaptive link delay management in wireless link systems
Systems and methods for adapting IEEE 802.11 wireless communications for environments involving long propagation delays. Improved system throughput and stability...
US-7,813,384 Method and system for reducing synchronization of data in a network
In one embodiment, a method and a system for reducing synchronization of data in a network is disclosed. The method includes generating a string based on the...
US-7,813,350 System and method to process data packets in a network using stateful decision trees
A method and device to process a packet received by a network device is described. The method may comprise analyzing the packet to identify at least one set of a...
US-7,813,316 Load balancing for mobile IP home agents
In one embodiment, mobile nodes may be pre-provisioned with a static home agent address and a static home address. The home agent address may be the same for all...
US-7,813,267 Method and system for providing control plane resiliency with undisrupted forwarding in a data network
Method and system for providing continuous data forwarding during a failure mode in a wireless data network including detecting a control plane failure mode of a...
US-7,813,265 Backup BGP paths for non-multipath BGP fast convergence
A technique institutes backup Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) paths for non-multipath BGP Fast Convergence in a computer network. According to the novel technique,...
US-7,810,137 Method of controlling network access that induces consumption of merchant goods or services
A method of controlling access to a computer network, the method comprising the steps of receiving a request for network access from an end station device;...
US-7,810,041 Command interface
A method of provisioning a device through a command interface is described. A command interface capable of displaying a plurality of outputs is generated. A...
US-7,809,806 Neighbor discovery using address registration protocol over ELMI
A system and method for mapping a network to facilitating configuration is disclosed. Address registration information is appended to an enhanced local...
US-7,809,390 Method and system for providing information about a push-to-talk communication session
A method for providing information about a push-to-talk communication session includes facilitating a push-to-talk communication session among a plurality of...
US-7,809,354 Detecting address spoofing in wireless network environments
Methods, apparatuses and systems directed to detecting address spoofing in wireless networks by, after receiving a wireless management frame, transmitting...
US-7,809,351 Methods and systems for differential billing of services used during a mobile data service session
Methods and systems for differential billing of services used during a mobile data service user session are disclosed. A method includes identifying a mobile...
US-7,809,271 End-to-end chromatic dispersion characterization of optically amplified link
An economic way of determining the chromatic dispersion along a link of a DWDM network is provided. A transmitter modulates the output signals of two lasers...
US-7,809,268 Integrated optical service channel and quantum key distribution channel
A method for integrating an Optical Service Channel (OSC) with a Quantum Key Distribution (QKD) channel across a DWDM network having a single mode optical fiber...
US-7,809,126 Proxy server for internet telephony
An apparatus and a method are provided for proxying communications between devices on an IP telephony network. In a preferred embodiment, an appliance comprising...
US-7,809,020 Start of packet detection for multiple receiver combining and multiple input multiple output radio receivers
A method and an apparatus for detecting the start-of-packet in a wireless receiver operating in a packetized wireless network. One method embodiment includes...
US-7,809,009 Pipelined packet switching and queuing architecture
An architecture for a line card in a network routing device is provided. The line card architecture provides a bi-directional interface between the routing...
US-7,808,998 Disconnected transport protocol connectivity
In an embodiment, an existing transport protocol connection though a mobile device is recognized as having entered a state of disconnect. A lowest received...
US-7,808,993 Bidirectional multicast protocol with upstream and downstream join messages
Systems and methods for implementing a bidirectional multicast protocol with two types of join messages are disclosed. The two types of join messages, upstream...
US-7,808,992 Platform independent implementation of private VLANS
A PVLAN having a primary and secondary VLAN's where the primary and secondary VLAN's have ports and the users connected to those ports. The MAC addresses of...
US-7,808,983 Network device architecture for centralized packet processing
A method and system for centralized packet processing is disclosed. The method includes transferring a packet received at a port interface of a network device to...
US-7,808,981 Packet telephony across the public switched telephone network
A network device that allows packet relay across a public switched telephone network. The network device has a converter operable to convert a packet data stream...
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