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Method and system for transferring software and hardware feature licenses
A method and system for transferring licenses between electronic devices supporting licensable features. Specifically, in a method a request is generated for...
Network cache-based content routing
Methods and apparatus are described for routing data traffic in a network having a plurality of layers including physical, data link, and network layers. The...
Method and apparatus for coordinating internet multi-media content with
telephone and audio communications
Internet content is coordinated with audio communications, such that two or more parties can view the same media content on the Internet while simultaneously...
Method and apparatus for a dynamic web portal with content distributed
network content availability and user...
A system for providing a dynamic portal page in a content distributed network responds to a client request by generating the dynamic portal page at a content...
Methods and apparatuses for processing data representing a visual frame
The methods and apparatuses detect a plurality of pixels within a frame; separate a portion of the plurality of pixels into a lossless category based on...
User interface for call history
Techniques for using call history for voice data over a packet-switched network includes receiving call history data that indicates a redirected network identity...
Synchronization of one or more source RTP streams at multiple receiver
In one embodiment, a method includes synchronizing to a common reference timeframe between a sender node and a plurality of receiver nodes connected over a...
Method and system for providing load balanced traffic in redundant
infiniband ethernet gateways network
Method and system for providing load balancing in Infiniband-to-Ethernet networks including detecting a data traffic request, determining a network interface...
Method and device for efficient transmission of flood data frames in a
A method and device for efficient transmission of flood data frames in a backbone network comprising a plurality of virtual local area networks (VLANs). A flood...
Communication bonding systems and methods
Systems and methods are disclosed herein to provide IP bonding. For example, in accordance with an embodiment of the present invention, an IP bonding scheme is...
Source specific multicast layer 2 networking device and method
Bridge domain communication methods and devices are presented for efficiently communicating information in a bridge domain based upon group indications and...
Secure multipoint internet protocol virtual private networks
A method, apparatus and computer program product for providing secure multipoint Internet Protocol Virtual Private Networks (IPVPNs) is presented. A packet...
Policy-based processing of packets
Disclosed are, inter alia, methods, apparatus, data structures, computer-readable media, and mechanisms, for policy-based processing of packets, including...
Communicating calls from analog devices using voice over packet technology
Communicating a call from an analog device is disclosed. An analog interface receives analog signals from an analog device, and a receiver receives audio...
Method and system for efficient utilization of transmission resources in a
A method and system for efficient utilization of transmission resources in a wireless network includes requesting retransmission of an unsuccessfully received...
Application server-centric quality of service management in network
An application server-centric approach for managing quality of service in network communications involves an application server causing the modification of an...
Proactive protection mechanism based on advanced failure warning
In one embodiment, an apparatus can include: (i) logic configured to detect an advanced warning indication, such as for a degraded signal condition, on a first...
Network addressing scheme for reducing protocol overhead in an optical
A method for operating a network and a network architecture implementing the method are described. The method, in one embodiment, begins by grouping a plurality...
Multi-station physical layer communication over TP cable
Wired data telecommunications networks can make advantageous use of a communications capability between and among more than two network devices. Such...
Thermal dissipation heat slug sandwich
In one embodiment a thermal dissipation heat slug sandwich includes a circuit board, a circuit package having an integrated heat slug mounted to an obverse side...
Method and system for including network security information in a frame
A method and apparatus for including network security information in a frame is disclosed. Network security information is included in a secure portion of...
Method and apparatus providing programmable network intelligence
Programmable network intelligence approaches as disclosed herein provide apparatus, methods and tools to achieve programmable interfaces to a device, or group of...
Methods and apparatus for securing local application execution
A system detects an application attempting to invoke an administrative utility on a target application for installation of software. In response, the system...
Source code debugging method and apparatus for use in script testing
Systems, methods, apparatus and software can be implemented to provide a debugger agent, either separate form or integrated into the script-based testing...
Selective error recovery of processing complex using privilege-level error
An apparatus has at least one processing unit to generate a request having a request privilege level. At least one resource exists in the apparatus to receive...
Method and system for redundancy suppression in data transmission over
Methods, systems and apparatus for suppressing redundancy in data transmission over networks are provided. Data segments are transmitted from a transmitting DPU...
Path selection system
Methods and apparatus for processing a service request received from a client are disclosed. When a service request is received, a plurality of packets are...
Conditional BGP advertising for dynamic group VPN (DGVPN) clients
In a host within a group, a method for ensuring secure communications is provided. The method involves (a) determining if a group security policy is in place for...
Method for suppression of multicast join/prune messages from extranet
A method of suppressing the number of PIM messages from extranet receivers is disclosed. Each receiver, before sending a PIM message, first searches for any...
Method and system for stream processing web services
Systems and methods for stream processing message data relating to a web service application are described. One system has an input pipe for receiving multiple...
Method and apparatus providing prepaid billing for network services using
explicit service authorization in an...
A method is disclosed for authorizing a prepaid network service in a data network. A network end station issues a request for a prepaid network service. At a...
Method and apparatus providing virtual private network access
A virtual private network device enables individual machines at a remote subnet to be visible and addressable from a central site by establishing a private...
Automatic restriction of reply emails
In one embodiment, a method includes detecting, by an automated program, an attempt by a recipient of an email addressed to a plurality of addressees that...
Network communications security enhancing
The present invention facilitates security maintenance in a communication network. Present invention embodiments adjust power level and/or communication...
Method and apparatus for authorization based phone calls in packet
A call authorization system moves state maintenance for authorization based phone calls from a central authorization server to different gateways in a packet...
Aligning data in a wide, high-speed, source synchronous parallel link
A source-synchronous parallel interface divides a wide data bus into clock-groups including a sub-group of the data lines and a clock line carrying a copy of the...
Wideband cable modem with narrowband circuitry
A hybrid cable modem includes wideband circuitry configured to receive data over multiple different downstream channels at the same time. The wideband circuitry...
Timed packet processing to regulate data transfer between components of a
gateway for a constant delay network
In one embodiment, a gateway for a constant delay network identifies a baseband clock that is synchronized by exchanging synchronization messages over a packet...
Router configured for outputting update messages specifying a detected
attribute change of a connected active...
A first router is configured for monitoring prescribed attributes of an active path connected to the first router, and supplying an update message to a second...
Methods and devices to support mobility of a client across VLANs and
subnets, while preserving the client's...
The present invention relates to methods and devices that support mobility of a client across a campus, particularly mobility across VLANs and subnets, while...
Small group multicast in a computer network
A network packet is encapsulated and has at least one field in the header of the encapsulation. A multicast delivery tree is written into a field of the...
Tree based wireless mesh for an OSPF network with intra-tree communication
A system for providing a tree topology for a network having an interior gateway protocol. A first router receives a hello message from all connected routers in...
Virtual private network (VPN) topology identifier
Various embodiments are disclosed relating to the identification of virtual private network (VPN) topologies. In an example embodiment, a plurality of edge...
System for determining reachablity of a neighboring node in a network
A system for determining reachablity of a neighboring node from a node. A packet is received over a network by node. The packet has a destination address of a...
System for proactive time domain reflectometry
A method for cable diagnostics in a network includes performing a test to determine initial state information for each of a plurality of lines coupled to a...
System and method for loadbalancing in a network environment using
A method for loadbalancing in a network environment is provided that includes receiving a request from an end user for a communication session at a central node....
Achieving super-fast convergence of downstream multicast traffic when
forwarding connectivity changes between...
In one embodiment a switch has active and standby LAYER 2 switch interfaces coupled, respectively, to device interfaces of first and second LAYER 2/LAYER 3...
Field replaceable module for protection circuitry
Methods and apparatus for enabling internal circuitry associated with a device to be efficiently replaced in an operating environment for the device are...
USB device and stand unit