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Multiplex Communications > Pathfinding Or Routing > Switching A Message Which Includes An Address Header

Switching A Message Which Includes An Address Header

Switching A Message Which Includes An Address Header patent applications listed include Date, Patent Application Number, Patent Title, Patent Abstract summary and are linked to the corresponding patent application page.

08/21/14 - 20140233561 - Method of determining routing path based on change in dynamic state of nodes
The present invention relates to a method of determining a routing path in a communication network in which a plurality of logical networks shares a physical network, and more particularly to such a method of determining a routing path of data, in which multiple routing paths from a source node...

08/14/14 - 20140226658 - Systems and methods for providing link-performance information in socket-based communication devices
A network socket application programming interface (API) running on a communication device is operative to provide, to applications running on the device, information about the performance of communication links used by sockets for communicating across a network. The socket API receives packets associated with sockets, and retrieves from the packets...

07/31/14 - 20140211792 - Active ip forwarding in an event driven virtual link aggregation (vlag) system
In one embodiment, a networking system includes a first networking switch positioned at a boundary between Layer-2 (L2) and Layer-3 (L3), the first networking switch including a first virtual router redundancy protocol (VRRP) module, a second networking switch connected to the first networking switch via an interswitch link (ISL), the...

07/31/14 - 20140211793 - Increasing multi-destination scale in a network environment
An example method for increasing multi-destination scale in a network environment is provided and includes receiving a packet at a pair of switches comprising a first switch and a second switch in a network environment, where the first switch is configured as an elected forwarder, and the second switch is...

07/31/14 - 20140211794 - Signaling using a time-to-live (ttl) field of a packet
In one embodiment, a Time-to-Live (TTL) field of a packet is used to signal information (other than normal other than a life span of the packet or distance information relative to the network node). The packet is sent through a network, which typically includes traversing one or more intermediate nodes...

07/31/14 - 20140211795 - Communication system, control device, node, node control method, and program
A control device is connected to a node and to a packet processing unit. The node operates according to a processing rule that includes a matching rule, against which a received packet is matched, and processing content applied to a packet that matches the matching rule. The packet processing unit...

07/24/14 - 20140204937 - Apparatus and method for relaying communication between nodes coupled through relay devices
An apparatus is configured to relay communication between first and second nodes that area coupled through a plurality of relay devices. The apparatus generates control information indicating that communication from the second node to the first node is to be performed via the computer, in response to request for migration...

07/17/14 - 20140198788 - System and method for utilizing a unique identifier while registering a device in a network
An information handling system includes a server having a management system module. The management system module broadcasts an address resolution protocol request including a unique identifier in the information handling system. The management system module also receives multiple address resolution protocol responses to the address resolution protocol request. Each of...

07/10/14 - 20140192803 - Method for extended rate/range communication over a communication network
A technique for communicating multimedia data between nodes over coaxial cable, wherein the nodes are connected via a coaxial cable network, is disclosed. In an embodiment, the technique involves establishing a primary channel for communicating between first and second nodes of the coaxial cable network, establishing a secondary channel for...

06/12/14 - 20140161122 - Network device selection
An embodiment may include circuitry that may be capable of selecting, from network devices, at least one network device to which at least one packet is to be transmitted. The network devices may be associated, at least in part, with each other in at least one link aggregation. The circuitry...

06/12/14 - 20140161123 - Multi-stage large send offload
A network stack sends very large packets with large segment offload (LSO) by performing multi-pass LSO. A first-stage LSO filter is inserted between the network stack and the physical NIC. The first-stage filter splits very large LSO packets into LSO packets that are small enough for the NIC. The NIC...

06/05/14 - 20140153567 - System and method for implementation of layer 2 redundancy protocols across multiple networks
The system, method, and article of manufacture of the present invention allows multiple customers connected to a common external network to each implement a layer 2 redundancy protocol, such as the spanning tree protocol, in order to prevent layer 2 loops. Accordingly, a method is presented for providing an independent...

06/05/14 - 20140153568 - Network routing based on resource availability
A system for network routing based on resource availability. A network switching element (NSE) may be configured to provide status information to a controller. The controller may be configured to utilize the status information in determining control information that may be provided to the NSE. The NSE may further be...

06/05/14 - 20140153569 - Call set-up systems
A call set-up system sets up a call, which may be a voice call, between terminals through a plurality of packet switched networks using call agents. The networks are interconnected by network address translation (NAT) devices, and the messages to successive call agents include media addresses in the associated networks...

05/29/14 - 20140146814 - Switch device
A switch device for use in telecommunications apparatus, the switch device comprising: a substantially planar substrate having first substantially planar face and an opposing second substantially planar face; a first plurality of ports mounted on the first face of the substrate, and having a first arrangement of locating pins which...

05/22/14 - 20140140341 - Increasingly minimal bias routing
A system and algorithm configured to generate diversity at the traffic source so that packets are uniformly distributed over all of the available paths, but to increase the likelihood of taking a minimal path with each hop the packet takes. This is achieved by configuring routing biases so as to...

05/22/14 - 20140140342 - Pipeline for handling network packets
Methods and apparatus relating to a tightly coupled scalar and Boolean processor are described. In an embodiment, a Boolean unit may include a result vector subunit. The result vector subunit may be controlled by an instruction flow that is managed by a scalar unit. Other embodiments are also disclosed....

05/08/14 - 20140126573 - Annotated tracing for data networks
Network devices add annotation information to network packets as they travel through the network devices. The network devices may be switches, routers, bridges, hubs, or any other network device. The annotation information may be information specific to the network devices, as opposed to simply the kinds of information available at...

05/01/14 - 20140119367 - Encoding packets for transport over sdn networks
An ingress node in a Software Defined Network (SDN) comprising a receiver for receiving a data packet, a processor coupled to the receiver and further configured to obtain the data packet from the receiver in a transport protocol agnostic manner, and encapsulate the data packet in an SDN packet header,...

04/24/14 - 20140112338 - Multi-core processor and method for multiplexing network management port thereof
The present invention provides a multi-core processor and a method for multiplexing a network management port thereof, and relates to the field of processor technologies. The multi-core processor includes a network management port, an initializing unit, and N control planes. The multi-core processor and the method for multiplexing the network...

04/24/14 - 20140112339 - High performance interconnect
A physical layer (PHY) is coupled to a serial, differential link that is to include a number of lanes. The PHY includes a transmitter and a receiver to be coupled to each lane of the number of lanes. The transmitter coupled to each lane is configured to embed a clock...

04/24/14 - 20140112340 - Source, relay, and destination executing cooperation transmission and method for controlling each thereof
A method for controlling a first node transmitting a transmission message to a plurality of second nodes may be provided. The method includes dividing the transmission message into at least one sub-message, encoding the at least one sub-message to a data stream, determining a first transmission direction of the data...

04/10/14 - 20140098811 - Method and apparatus for media data delivery control
A method and apparatus control delivery of media data in a transmission system. A method of operating a sending entity in the transmission system includes identifying a fixed delay associated with transmission of media data in the transmission system and sending information about the fixed delay as a requirement on...

04/10/14 - 20140098812 - Apparatus and method for routing in a network
A mechanism for routing in a network is described. The mechanism comprising receiving a request from a node; obtaining, based on the received request, an identifier relevant to said node; allocating a first local prefix; setting a first timer indicating a length of time the first local prefix or an...

04/03/14 - 20140092899 - Network address translation for application of subscriber-aware services
In general, techniques are described for informing services nodes of private network address information in order to apply subscriber-aware services with the services node. In some examples, a services node includes an Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting (AAA) interface to receive a AAA message, wherein the AAA message has been extended...

04/03/14 - 20140092900 - Methods and apparatuses to split incoming data into sub-channels to allow parallel processing
Exemplary embodiments of methods and apparatuses to split incoming data into a plurality of sub-channels to allow parallel processing are described. A packet is received over a network. The packet is compared against a filter. The packet is routed to a process sub-channel in a memory based on the comparing....

03/27/14 - 20140086240 - Method for abstracting datapath hardware elements
A table based abstraction layer is interposed between applications and the packet forwarding hardware driver layer. All behavior and configuration of packet forwarding to be implemented in the hardware layer is articulated as fields in tables of the table based abstraction layer, and the higher level application software interacts with...

03/27/14 - 20140086241 - Self adapting driver for controlling datapath hardware elements
A self adapting driver for controlling datapath hardware elements uses a generic driver and a configuration library to create a set of data structures and methods to map information provided by applications to physical tables. A set of virtual tables is implemented as an interface between the applications and the...

03/27/14 - 20140086242 - Device for transmitting signals from a vehicle
The device for transmitting signals from a vehicle may include a controller, a first connector, a second connector, a third connector, and a fourth connector. The controller is in communication each of the connectors. The first connector includes a first connector type, which may be a male J1962 connector type,...

03/20/14 - 20140079055 - System and method for establishing network connection
Systems and methods of enabling a user host device to communicate on a network. In an embodiment, a system receives a request packet from a user host device. The request packet, such as an ARP request packet, may include a target IP address that corresponds to a static IP address...

03/20/14 - 20140079056 - Systems and methods for content type classification
Various embodiments illustrated and described herein include systems, methods and software for content type classification. Some such embodiments include determining a potential state of classification for packets associated with a session based at least in part on a packet associated with the session that is a packet other than the...

03/13/14 - 20140071983 - Overlay network capable of supporting storage area network (san) traffic
In one embodiment, a system includes a server having a hypervisor layer that includes an overlay-capable virtual switch and a Fibre Channel (FC) virtual switch; at least one processor adapted for executing logic; and a converge network adapter (CNA) coupled to the hypervisor, the CNA being adapted for communicating with...

03/13/14 - 20140071984 - Data and media access controller (mac) throughputs
A device may receive a request, from a client, to obtain throughput statistics for Ethernet frames transmitted under a given set of constraints; send a request to collect data about the Ethernet frames to a network element; receive the collected data from the network element in response to the request;...

03/13/14 - 20140071985 - Method and apparatus for optimizing usage of ternary content addressable memory (tcan)
Various embodiments provide a method and apparatus for processing incoming packets in an efficient manner. A service ID bitmap indicating available services associated with the user is established. The available services are grouped into service set. Common service set having common set of rules is determined. A user associated with...

03/13/14 - 20140071986 - Communication apparatus and communication system for enhancing speed of communication between terminals
In communication using TCP, since the transmission bandwidth is significantly influenced by RTT and discard rate, there was a problem that only the transmission bandwidth significantly lower than the contracted bandwidth could be obtained under the environment such as WAN causing large RTT, large hop number and many discarded segments....

03/06/14 - 20140064270 - Using fabric port-channels to scale ip connectivity to hosts in directly connected subnets in massive scale data centers
Systems and methods are provided for using fabric port-channels for Switched Virtual Interfaces (SVIs) to scale IP connectivity for hosts in directly connected subnets in massive scale data centers. By representing SVIs by internal fabric port-channels, ToRs hosting the SVI can share routed traffic directed toward hosts within the associated...

03/06/14 - 20140064271 - Semaphore soft and hard hybrid architecture
A packet processing device has a plurality of processing stages, including a first processing stage and a second processing stage arranged as a packet processing pipeline. The first processing stage and the second processing stage each have a respective processor configured to process a packet of a packet stream and...

03/06/14 - 20140064272 - Providing a layer-3 interface
Providing a VLAN virtual interface of a default VLAN as a VLAN virtual interface of a layer-3 Ethernet interface provided on an apparatus, assigning an interface MAC address for the layer-3 Ethernet interface, setting a layer-3 interface entry including at least the interface MAC address of the layer-3 Ethernet interface...

03/06/14 - 20140064273 - Utilizing betweenness to determine forwarding state in a routed network
A set of critical nodes or links is identified on the network through which most of the shortest paths on the network occur. Each node compares their distance to end points on the network with a distance between the end points and each of the distinct critical nodes. Where the...

02/27/14 - 20140056299 - Information processing system, relay device, information processing device, and information processing method
An information processing system comprising a first computer, and a second computer configured to transmit a packet including an address of the first computer, wherein when the first computer is disconnected from a network that is for the second computer to communicate with the first computer, the second computer stops...

02/20/14 - 20140050216 - Relaying frames in a large layer 2 network fabric
A network fabric includes interconnected network nodes, each having access to a database containing predetermined paths from each network node to each other network node in the network fabric. Each network node determines, in response to an incoming frame, whether the frame is a fabric protocol data unit (PDU) having...

02/20/14 - 20140050217 - Two-stage port-channel resolution in a multistage fabric switch
In some embodiments, a data packet may be received at a leaf switch. A port-channel associated with a destination port for the data packet may be identified, and the data packet may be transmitted to the destination port via the identified port-channel....

02/13/14 - 20140044127 - Distributed web object identification for web caching
In some embodiments, a request for a content object may be received as a data packet. Upon determining that the content object is not cached, an element of the data packet may be modified and the modified data packet may be forwarded toward a content provider of the content object....

02/06/14 - 20140036908 - Recording packet routes using bloom filters
In one embodiment, a Bloom filter is provided in a data packet signal functional to preferably encode the identifier of each nodal device and record the nodal hop count the signal traverses across in a computer network. The Bloom filter provided in a data packet signal has one or more...

02/06/14 - 20140036909 - Single instruction processing of network packets
Executing a single instruction/multiple data (SIMD) instruction of a program to process a vector of data wherein each element of the packet vector corresponds to a different received packet....

02/06/14 - 20140036910 - Method of provisioning h-vpls services in a multi-domain mpls network
A method is disclosed for provisioning loop free H-VPLS traffic service in a multi-domain MPLS network having interconnected domains. The method comprises: provisioning pseudo wires (PWs) for MPTMP services in each domain of the MPLS network; defining multiple Split Horizon Groups (SHGs) in the network, wherein each SHG corresponds to...

02/06/14 - 20140036911 - Serial communication tapping and transmission to routable networks
Apparatuses and methods for tapping serial communications and transforming the serial data into a format appropriate for routable networks are significant for purposes of security and troubleshooting, especially in critical infrastructure networks. Communication taps should be completely passive such that any failure would not interrupt the serial communications. Furthermore, automatic...

01/30/14 - 20140029609 - Updating table data in network device
One example includes a network device. The network device includes a processor and a memory communicatively coupled to the processor. The memory stores instructions causing the processor, after execution of the instructions by the processor, to receive a plurality of frames including table data, each frame including a sequence number,...

01/30/14 - 20140029610 - Managing grey zones of unreachable nodes in computer networks
In one embodiment, a node (e.g., a root-node) of a currently known directed acyclic graph (DAG) topology of a computer network can identify a sub-DAG of one or more nodes that are unreachable. The node can further determine a scope of the unreachable nodes of the sub-DAG and tunnel a...

01/30/14 - 20140029611 - Systems and methods for sharing a serial communication port between a plurality of communication channels
An apparatus for sharing a serial communication port between a plurality of communication channels is described. The apparatus comprises a transceiver that manages communications over the serial communication port. The apparatus also includes a multiplexer coupled to the transceiver, wherein the multiplexer multiplexes the plurality of communication channels. The apparatus...

01/23/14 - 20140023069 - Method and apparatus for packet buffering measurement
A method, apparatus and computer program product for packet buffering measurement is presented. A plurality of packets are transmitted to a packet switching device. Packets are received from the packet switching device. A determination is made, with respect to a particular time, based on packets transmitted to the packet switching...

01/23/14 - 20140023070 - Method and apparatus for exchanging messages
A method and apparatus for exchanging messages between entities in a packet network. The solution includes exchanging a predetermined number of data entities with an apparatus by transmitting and receiving frames having one or more data fields; each frame including a field indicating which data entities the transmitting apparatus has...

01/23/14 - 20140023071 - Apparatus and method for delivering transport characteristics of multimedia data
There are provided a method and apparatus for delivering transport characteristics of multimedia data. According to an aspect of the present invention, transport characteristics of media data that can be divided in a unit of a Media Processing Unit (MPU) are created in a unit of a predetermined number of...

01/23/14 - 20140023072 - Packet processing device for ip-based information-centric network
Provided is a packet processing device for an information-centric network. The packet processing device includes a packet transceiver configured to transmit and receive packets, and a packet processing unit configured to process a transmitted or received packet including a forwarding identifier that identifies information present in the ICN and corresponds...

01/23/14 - 20140023073 - Packet routing within an on-chip network
Techniques for packet routing in an on-chip network are provided. In one embodiment, a method for routing packets in a multi-core processor including multiple cores connected by an on-chip network includes identifying ports that are incorrect while routing the packet. After receiving the packet at an input port, some of...