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Processing Of Address Header For Routing, Per Se

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Cross-layer forwarding in a low-power and lossy network
01/22/15 - 20150023348 - In accordance with techniques presented herein, a packet is received at a forwarding device operating in a multi-service Low-power and Lossy Network (LLN). The forwarding device is configured to retrieve service requirements associated with the packet and obtain forwarding information from a plurality of networking layers associated with forwarding of...

Packet discovery and learning for vlan provisioning
01/22/15 - 20150023349 - A method and system for performing VLAN provisioning using packet discovery and learning allows a network transport device to support existing VLAN configurations in a new network environment. When Ethernet frames having a VLAN tag are received from a client-side device, an association of the VLAN tag with the client...

Network connection via a proxy device using a generic access point name
01/22/15 - 20150023350 - A system may receive, based on a generic access point name stored by a user device, a request to establish a network connection. The request may include a user device identifier that identifies the user device. The system may determine, based on the user device identifier, a specific access point...

Method and apparatus for performing link aggregation
01/22/15 - 20150023351 - A network node or corresponding method of performing link aggregation reduces a number of Content Addressable Memory (CAM) entries required to make a forwarding decision for a given ingress flow, reducing cost, size, and power consumption of the CAM and accompanying static RAM. In one embodiment, an ingress flow is...

Implement equal cost multiple path of trill network
01/22/15 - 20150023352 - According to an example, a method for implementing ECMP in a TRILL network includes: forming a backup group with multiple primary Routing Bridges (RBs) interconnected in the TRILL network; configuring an IP address and a MAC address both associated with each virtual Gateway for each primary RB; configuring a same...

Communication system, control apparatus, control method and program
01/22/15 - 20150023353 - A communication system includes: a plurality of nodes each of which requests a processing rule for processing a received packet; and a control apparatus that determines in response the request a processing rule corresponding to the received packet and notifies the determined processing rule to at least one of the...

Method and device for allocating packet switching resource
01/22/15 - 20150023354 - Embodiments of the present invention provide a method and a device for allocating a packet switching resource, which includes: receiving, by a management plane unit, a service transport request carrying service information, where the service information includes source node information, sink node information, quality of service QoS requirement information, and...

Method and system of dynamic next-hop routing
01/15/15 - 20150016456 - A method implementing dynamic next-hop routing at a network device is disclosed. The network device contains a routing information base (RIB) and a forwarding information base (FIB). The method starts with receiving a request to create a dynamic next-hop type using a next-hop schema. The dynamic next-hop type is for...

Pipelined egress packet modifier
01/15/15 - 20150016457 - An egress packet modifier includes a script parser and a pipeline of processing stages. Rather than performing egress modifications using a processor that fetches and decodes and executes instructions in a classic processor fashion, and rather than storing a packet in memory and reading it out and modifying it and...

Script-controlled egress packet modifier
01/15/15 - 20150016458 - An egress packet modifier includes a script parser and a pipeline of processing stages. Rather than performing egress modifications using a processor that fetches and decodes and executes instructions in a classic processor fashion, and rather than storing a packet in memory and reading it out and modifying it and...

Method and apparatus for forwarding packet in identifier/locator separation environment
01/15/15 - 20150016459 - A method of a node forwarding a packet in an identifier/locator separation environment is provided. The packet forwarding method includes providing a routing table for storing information on domains, searching the routing table using an identifier (ID) of a domain to which a destination node belongs to obtain first information...

Using headerspace analysis to identify flow entry reachability
01/15/15 - 20150016460 - Some embodiments provide a method for using headerspace analysis. The method receives several flow entries for distribution to a forwarding element in a network. Each flow entry includes a set of conditions to be matched by a packet header and a set of actions to perform on a packet that...

Duplicate mac address detection
01/15/15 - 20150016461 - Systems and methods for differentiating between a duplicate MAC address situation and a multiple MAC address movement situation are provided. A node receives a new MAC address determines if it is a known or unknown MAC address by comparing it with a stored MAC address table. If it is a...

Traffic forwarding in a layer 2 edge network
01/15/15 - 20150016462 - Methods and network devices are provided for forwarding a message in a layer 2 edge network that includes an access server device connected to sender and gateway devices. Forwarding information including destination IP address, destination MAC address, destination VLAN ID and destination device ID is established. A message is received...

Media over ip performance enhancement
01/15/15 - 20150016463 - A method of transmitting data traffic from a network node comprising the steps of identifying a plurality of data packets as being members of a data session adding a timestamp to the header or data payload of each packet within the session wherein the timestamp is an additional timestamp and...

Methods and systems for transmitting packets through aggregated end-to-end connection
01/08/15 - 20150009990 - A method carried out by a first communications router for transmitting data packets to a second communications router by establishing an aggregated end-to-end connection with the second communications router. The aggregated end-to-end connection comprises a plurality of established end-to-end connections which are classified into a first group and at least...

Methods and systems for transmitting packets through aggregated end-to-end connection
01/08/15 - 20150009991 - A method and a first communications router for transmitting data packets to a second communications router by establishing an aggregated end-to-end connection with the second communications router. The aggregated end-to-end connection comprises a plurality of established end-to-end connections. Data packets are transmitted through a first established end-to-end connection when a...

Communication between endpoints in different vxlan networks
01/08/15 - 20150009992 - A method for bridging communication between a plurality of Virtual eXtensible Local Area Network (VXLAN) networks, wherein the method comprises joining the VXLAN networks, obtaining a forwarding entry table that associates a plurality of endpoints with a plurality of VXLAN tunnel endpoints (VTEPs) within the VXLAN networks, receiving a VXLAN...

Method and apparatus providing single-tier routing in a shortest path bridging (spb) network
01/08/15 - 20150009993 - A method, apparatus and computer program product for providing Virtual Routing and Forwarding (VRF) and gateway Media Access Controller (MAC) distribution is presented. At least one subnet associated with a Layer 2 Virtual Switching Network (L2VSN) is provided on a network device. A message is propagated to a distributed Datapath....

Method and apparatus providing single-tier routing in a shortest path bridging (spb) network
01/08/15 - 20150009994 - A method, apparatus and computer program product for providing Virtual Routing and Forwarding (VRF) and gateway Media Access Controller (MAC) distribution is presented. At least one subnet associated with a Layer 2 Virtual Switching Network (L2VSN) is provided on a network device. A message is propagated to a distributed Datapath....

Encapsulating data packets using an adaptive tunnelling protocol
01/08/15 - 20150009995 - Some embodiments of the invention provide a novel method of tunneling data packets. The method establishes a tunnel between a first forwarding element and a second forwarding element. For each data packet directed to the second forwarding element from the first forwarding element, the method encapsulates the data packet with...

Information processing device and information processing system
01/08/15 - 20150009996 - An information processing system includes a host module and a plurality of function modules. The host module includes an interface selector, an interface information notification module, an interface information confirmer and a communication control information storage. The interface selector is configured to select one of the plurality of function modules....

Method and system for data demultiplexing
01/08/15 - 20150009997 - The demultiplexing system receives packets of a message, identifies a sequence of message handlers for processing the message, identifies state information associated with the message for each message handler, and invokes the message handlers passing the message and the associated state information. The system identifies the message handlers based on...

Method and apparatus for managing device context using an ip address in a communication system
01/08/15 - 20150009998 - The present invention relates to a system configuration and an apparatus for preventing the infringement of user privacy, and for collecting and analyzing information regardless of the service feature and type, while a system providing a context aware service collects and analyzes user information. The present invention discloses a method...

Apparatus and method for controlling transmission between relay devices
01/08/15 - 20150009999 - A relay device is arranged on a path of a Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) packet transmitted and received between a transmission-side end device and a reception-side end device. The relay device stores packet information obtained by snooping on a first TCP packet that is addressed to the reception-side end device...

Hybrid packet processing
01/08/15 - 20150010000 - Some embodiments provide a method of processing an incoming packet for a managed forwarding element that executes in a host to forward packets in a network. The method performs a lookup into a forwarding table to identify a flow entry matched by the incoming packet. The flow entry specifies a...

Method and system for overlay routing with vxlan
01/08/15 - 20150010001 - In general, embodiments of the invention relate to routing packets between hosts or virtual machines in different layer 2 domains. More specifically, embodiments of the invention relate to using overlay routing mechanisms in an Internet Protocol (IP) fabric to enable communication between hosts or virtual machines in different layer 2...

Method and system for overlay routing with vxlan on bare metal servers
01/08/15 - 20150010002 - In general, embodiments of the invention relate to routing packets between servers in different layer 2 domains. More specifically, embodiments of the invention relate to using overlay routing mechanisms in an Internet Protocol (IP) fabric to enable communication between servers in different layer 2 domains to communication. The overlay routing...

Accessing ip network and edge devices
01/08/15 - 20150010003 - The present disclosure provides a method and an edge device for accessing an IP network. A record is pre-configured to associate and record a port number, a VLAN ID and an EVI service instance ID in the record. A first packet is received from a user side. A corresponding EVI...

Method and apparatus for binding terminals
01/08/15 - 20150010004 - A method and apparatus for binding terminals are disclosed in the field of communication technologies. In the method: a server receives first information including at least one of first geographical location information, first time information and first address information of the first terminal. The server receives second information including at...

Bus interface apparatus, router, and bus system including them
01/08/15 - 20150010005 - In the bus system, bus interface apparatuses and routers are connected together through packet exchange buses which have been established on the integrated circuit. The bus interface apparatuses are respectively connected to transmission nodes which transmit data of mutually different numbers of bits in one cycle of operation of the...

System and method to support data applications in a multi-homing, multi-mode communication device
01/08/15 - 20150010006 - A method includes receiving a data packet from a data interface and comparing an Internet Protocol (IP) address of the data interface to a destination IP address associated with the packet. Further, the method includes dropping the data packet when the IP address of the data interface does not match...

Lan multiplexing apparatus
01/08/15 - 20150010007 - The control device of a LAN multiplexing apparatus performs a process to encapsulate a MAC frame received from at least any one of the LAN and the wireless LAN with a packet header including a packet network address including at least a multiplexing identifier and a MAC address and to...

Breaking loops in overlay networks using an ip transport header
01/01/15 - 20150003452 - In one embodiment, a device receives a payload encapsulated in an Internet Protocol (IP) transport header having a time-to-live (TTL) value, and decapsulates the payload while maintaining the TTL value. In response to determining that a destination of the payload is not attached to the device, the device may then...

Network service slotting
01/01/15 - 20150003453 - Exemplary methods, apparatuses, and systems of packet processing utilize an ordered sequence of packet processing services to process a packet having a destination. The packet is a native, non-proprietary network packet that uses a standard network protocol and standard packet format. The packet processing services include a plurality of physical...

Default gateway redundancy support across spb networks
01/01/15 - 20150003454 - Methods, systems and computer readable media for default gateway redundancy support across SPB networks are described. In some implementations, the method can include enabling peer network information exchange on a per-network basis between a plurality of switches in a network and advertising a first address and a second address from...

System and method for enabling services chaining in a provider network
01/01/15 - 20150003455 - A system and method for chaining one or more services in a service provider network. A service chaining policy and associated Service Path Identifier (SPID) are determined at an ingress node with respect to a particular data packet flow. If the service chaining policy involves one or more service nodes...

System and method for transferring message in ethernet based vehicle network
01/01/15 - 20150003456 - An Ethernet based vehicle network message transferring system is provided that includes a gateway switch that connects the Ethernet to vehicle networks having different protocols and an Ethernet switch that switches Ethernet messages between the gateway switch and vehicle devices to transfer the Ethernet messages. The Ethernet switch includes a...

Information processing apparatus and route setting method
01/01/15 - 20150003457 - An information processing apparatus includes a processor configured to perform a process which includes determining an address available to be set as a source address of a first packet to be transmitted to an apparatus included in a network; identifying one or more relay apparatuses in a communication route from...

Boarder gateway protocol signaling to support a very large number of virtual private networks
01/01/15 - 20150003458 - Disclosed herein are example embodiments for Boarder Gateway Protocol (BGP) signaling in virtual private network (VPN) communications. For example, a first network element may encode Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) information in a Network Layer Reachability Information (NLRI) label field that is longer than 24 bits, and transmit a BGP update...

Link aggregation based on port and protocol combination
01/01/15 - 20150003459 - A network switch suitable for receiving packets of information from and the packets of information to a communications network includes a plurality of physical ports, packet processing functionality and memory. The packet processing functionality operates on information stored in memory to determine the LAG, from among two or more LAGs,...

Modified ethernet preamble for inter line card communications in a modular communication chassis
01/01/15 - 20150003460 - A method of providing information regarding an Ethernet frame, within the Ethernet preamble of the Ethernet frame, comprises inserting into the Ethernet preamble an inter-line-card header that includes a start control character, a version number, a parity bit, a source port, a destination port, and a forwarding domain entry; and...

Method for parsing network packets having future defined tags
01/01/15 - 20150003461 - Methods and systems are provided for enabling existing or legacy network devices to recognize and parse packets defined in accordance with future-defined standards, without having to be re-configured to be compatible with such standards. A transmitting network device may generate packets such that to enable receiving network devices to bypass,...

Method for providing an internal server with a shared public ip address
01/01/15 - 20150003462 - A method for allowing a device in an external network to access a server in an internal network via a public IP address. A routing equipment receives a message carrying a destination IP address and a destination port number from the device, matches the destination IP address and the destination...

Method and system for uniform gateway access in a virtualized layer-2 network domain
12/25/14 - 20140376550 - The disclosure herein describes a system, which provides uniform access to a gateway in an extended virtualized layer-2 network. During operation, the system identifies a media access control (MAC) address, which is associated with a respective gateway in the extended virtualized layer-2 network, in a layer-2 header of a data...

Method and apparatus for null virtual local area network identification translation
12/25/14 - 20140376551 - A method and apparatus are described including setting a default virtual local area network identification number of a switch to 0, receiving a data packet from a local area network interface, applying a virtual local area network header with identification number 0, if the data packet is untagged, determining if...

Method and apparatus for transmitting and receiving packet in broadcasting system
12/25/14 - 20140376552 - A method and an apparatus for transmitting and receiving packets in a broadcasting system are provided. The present disclosure allocates a padding size field by using padding octets, and thus can increase transmission efficiency. Also, the present disclosure does not restrict the number of padding octets while maintaining compatibility with...

Frame search processing apparatus and method
12/25/14 - 20140376553 - A frame search processing apparatus includes a frame information extraction unit (1) that extracts frame information from an input frame, a search processing unit (2) that compares the frame information with entry information, and a frame information output control unit (3) that controls output of the frame information to the...

Scalability of providing packet flow management
12/18/14 - 20140369354 - Systems and methods for managing packet flows in a communication network are provided. Packet information can be cached on different levels and used to avoid external queries. The cache information can also be correlated with other types of information, such as location information, to be able to serve that information...

Multiple gateway device, multiplex line communication system, multiple line communication method and program
12/18/14 - 20140369355 - A multichannel gateway is provided such that a line manager detects the lines status and updates line information in a memory. A packet acquirer acquires a packet for transmission from a terminal, and a segmentation necessity determiner calculates a packet sizes (segment sizes) based on the line information so that...

Opportunistic compression of routing segment identifier stacks
12/18/14 - 20140369356 - A method and device are disclosed for opportunistic compression of routing segment identifiers. In one embodiment, the method includes participating in routing of a first data packet through a first node in a network, and subsequently entering into an arrangement with an adjacent node in the network. The first data...

Session initiation protocol stack optimisation
12/18/14 - 20140369357 - Apparatus comprising a Session Initiation Protocol agent arranged to send and receive Session Initiation Protocol messages to and from peer Session Initiation Protocol agents. The apparatus is configured, for a Session Initiation Protocol message to be sent, to translate one or more header fields of the message into an alternative...

Connectivity platform
12/18/14 - 20140369358 - Disclosed are a connectivity platform that allows for proprietary connectivity modules to plug into the operating system and also allows the operating system users and various existing networking applications in the operating system that are authorized by those providers to use that connectivity via existing APIs without the need for...

Stacking metadata contexts for service chains
12/11/14 - 20140362857 - Presented herein are techniques useful in a network comprising a plurality of network nodes each configured to apply one or more service functions to traffic that passes through the respective network nodes. A network node receives packets encapsulated in a service header that includes information defining a variable set of...

Efficient management of linked-lists traversed by multiple processes
12/11/14 - 20140362858 - A network device, such as a switch, implements enhanced linked-list processing features. The processing features facilitate packet manipulation actions performed, e.g., by hardware or software processes. Hardware processes may run for egress ports, for example, to traverse the linked-lists to apply the packet manipulation actions on packets before sending packets...

Scalable and segregated network virtualization
12/11/14 - 20140362859 - One embodiment of the present invention provides a switch. The switch includes a virtual network module and a forwarding module. The virtual network module includes a global virtual local area network (VLAN) tag in a packet. The global VLAN tag is mapped to an edge VLAN tag in the packet...

System and method for interconnecting multiple communication interfaces
12/11/14 - 20140362860 - A system and method for interconnecting multiple communication interfaces is provided. The system includes a router comprising a fabric controller. The fabric controller is operable to communicate with a plurality of ports, each port having an associated physical address. The plurality of physical addresses is divided into a plurality of...

Apparatus and method for use in a spacewire-based network
12/11/14 - 20140362861 - An apparatus for use in a SpaceWire-based network is configured to send and receive data packets, and process data included in a received data packet. A header of the received data packet is stored in a buffer whilst the data is being processed, a processed data packet including the stored...

Packet switching without look-up table for ethernet switches
12/11/14 - 20140362862 - In one embodiment, a system includes a switching processor and logic integrated with the switching processor, the logic being configured to receive a packet, wherein the packet comprises a header and a payload, determine, without using a look-up table, a destination port based on a destination address stored in the...

Reverse path forwarding router system
12/04/14 - 20140355607 - An apparatus configured to route packets over networks may be configured to determine whether a packet is valid prior to routing a received packet. The apparatus may receive the packet on one of a plurality of interfaces. The apparatus may identify the interface on which the packet is received and...

Excluding a data frame from a link aggregation group
12/04/14 - 20140355608 - Examples disclose a computing device, method, and machine-readable storage medium to identify a destination address associated with a data frame upon ingress. Additionally, the computing device, method, and machine-readable storage medium exclude the data frame from a link aggregation group (LAG) based upon a determination to route the data frame...

Routing aggregation and prefix delegation
12/04/14 - 20140355609 - One embodiment of the invention includes a method for prefix delegation to a customer premises equipment (CPE) device in a network system. The method includes receiving a dynamic host configuration protocol (DHCP) request that is generated at the CPE device. The address request can include an interface identifier associated with...

Switched power line communication
12/04/14 - 20140355610 - A method, an apparatus, and a computer program product for power line communication (PLC) are provided. The apparatus receives a first packet, selects a bus from a plurality of PLC buses, each PLC bus isolated from other buses of the plurality of buses, and forwards the first packet to a...

Methods, systems, and computer program products for routing traffic between nodes in a network that are connected by redundant links
12/04/14 - 20140355611 - A communications network is operated by providing a plurality of redundant links between a first network node and a second network node. A first identifier is associated with a first one of the plurality of redundant links and a second identifier is associated with a second one of the plurality...

Network system and routing method
12/04/14 - 20140355612 - A network system and a routing method are disclosed herein. The routing method includes receiving a route planning request corresponding to a packet flow; calculating a corresponding value according to the route planning request; comparing the corresponding value with a plurality of matching values stored in a storage space; and...

Packet capture
12/04/14 - 20140355613 - Roughly described, a network interface device for connection between a host data processing device and a network, comprising: a controller for supporting communication with a host data processing device over a data bus interface; and a packet capture unit between the controller and the network and comprising: a packet inspector...

Data interaction method, apparatus, and system
12/04/14 - 20140355614 - A data interaction method is provided, which includes: sending simultaneously an address detection request for a UDP channel and an address detection request for a TCP channel; and when both address detection for the UDP channel and address detection for the TCP channel fail, sending an address detection request for...

Traffic forwarding
12/04/14 - 20140355615 - The present disclosure provides a method and an apparatus for traffic forwarding, wherein the method is applied to a control apparatus in a network, including: determining a switch apparatus having egress ports associated with N equal-cost paths simultaneously in the network, wherein N is equal to or greater than 2;...

Optimal forwarding for trill fine-grained labeling and vxlan interworking
11/27/14 - 20140348166 - An example method for determining an optimal forwarding path across a network having VxLAN gateways configured to implement both FGL networking and VxLAN capabilities can include learning RBridge nicknames associated with the VxLAN gateways in the network. Additionally, the method can include determining a path cost over the FGL network...

System and method for transmitting an alert using a network virtualization using generic routing encapsulation (nvgre) tunneling mechanism
11/27/14 - 20140348167 - A data packet comprising a header, the header having a format associated with a Network Virtualization Using Generic Routing Encapsulation (NVGRE) technology is generated at an originating tunnel end point device in a network. A predetermined bit in a reserved portion of the header is set to a predetermined value....

System and method for transmitting an alert using a virtual extensible lan (vxlan) tunneling mechanism
11/27/14 - 20140348168 - A data packet comprising a header, the header having a format associated with a Virtual Extensible LAN (VXLAN) technology is generated at an originating tunnel end point device in a network. A predetermined bit in a reserved portion of the header is set to a predetermined value. The data packet...

Method for transmitting broadcast service, method for receiving the broadcasting service, and apparatus for receiving the broadcasting service
11/27/14 - 20140348169 - Provided is a method for receiving a broadcast service. The method includes: receiving a first packetized stream; extracting presentation time information from a header of the first packetized stream; extracting trigger information comprising a target service identifier and a trigger action from a payload of the first packetized stream; and...

Scalable forwarding table with overflow address learning
11/27/14 - 20140348170 - A node is configured to receive a packet from a host device, where the packet includes a source address associated with the host device; determine that the source address is not stored by the node; generate one or more logical distances, associated with one or more nodes, based on the...

Communication system, communication device, controller, and method and program for controlling forwarding path of packet flow
11/27/14 - 20140348171 - In a network device to be used for a packet handling, the network device includes a first unit to communicate with a controller according to a first protocol, and to receive a packet handling rule from the controller which is capable of sending the packet handling rule to a plurality...

Communication system, communication device, controller, and method and program for controlling forwarding path of packet flow
11/27/14 - 20140348172 - In a network device to be used for a packet handling, the network device includes a first unit to communicate with a controller according to a first protocol, and to receive a packet handling rule from the controller which is capable of sending the packet handling rule to a plurality...

Scaling number of virtual links in a fiber channel forwarder device
11/27/14 - 20140348173 - At a network device that forwards packets between compute devices and virtual storage area networks using Fiber Channel over Ethernet techniques, data is stored for a virtual fabric port of the network device identifying each of a plurality of virtual storage area networks. For each virtual storage area network, data...