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Processing Of Address Header For Routing, Per Se

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Efficient memory bandwidth utilization in a network device
03/26/15 - 20150085863 - A system for efficient memory bandwidth utilization may include a depacketizer, a packetizer, and a processor core. The depacketizer may generate header information items from received packets, where the header information items include sufficient information for the processor core to process the packets without accessing the payloads from off-chip memory....

Method for transmitting data
03/26/15 - 20150085864 - A method is described for transmitting data between participants of a serial, ring-shaped communications arrangement in which the participants are serially connected to one another, wherein a data packet is passed from a participant provided as a master to further participants provided as slaves, wherein the data packet is passed...

Method and system for dynamically allocating services for subscribers data traffic
03/26/15 - 20150085865 - Access services are dynamically allocated for processing received data traffic by creating routing information for data traffic associated with a particular subscriber, subscriber equipment and/or network address information. The routing information identifies services that the data traffic can be subjected to and the order in which the services are provided....

Service process control method and network device
03/26/15 - 20150085866 - A service process control method and a network device. The method includes: selecting, according to an execution policy of at least one service deployed on a network device, M data processing modules for processing a packet received by the network device, and determining a processing sequence for the selected M...

Distributed fibre channel forwarder
03/26/15 - 20150085867 - A distributed Fiber Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) Forwarder (FCF) and a distributed Fibre Channel Switch are described. The Distributed FCF is realized by instantiating respective connections between at least one Controlling FCF and a plurality of FCoE Data-Plane Forwarder (FDF) devices and between individual FDF devices. The Distributed FC Switch...

Packet network routing
03/19/15 - 20150078381 - A line card for use in a router or packet switch is disclosed. A problem with conventional routers or packet switches is that they can take over a second to fully react to a network state update from another router or packet switch. Such network state packets are used in...

Information processing device, communication method, and computer-readable storage medium storing communication program
03/19/15 - 20150078382 - A node address table (NAT) stores therein a MAC address and a node ID (NID) representing the position of a node in a rack in association with each other for each node, and retrieves NIDs of a destination and its own node based on a destination of a packet and...

High payload data packet transmission system and relay to lower latency
03/19/15 - 20150078383 - The invention provides a method of forming s custom data packet for a point-to-point trunk network, the method comprising the steps of providing a First-In First-Out (FIFO) register to capture data packets transmitted via a packet-switched computer network at speeds equal to or greater than 1 Gbps, the packet switched...

Tracking prefixes of values associated with different rules to generate flows
03/19/15 - 20150078384 - Some embodiments provide a method for a forwarding element that forwards packets. The method receives a packet and consults a tree structure to identity a prefix length associated with an IP address in the packet header. The method skips lookup of each subtable with a set of IP addresses that...

Generating flows using common match techniques
03/19/15 - 20150078385 - Some embodiments provide a method for a forwarding element that forwards packets. The method receives a packet and performs a hash lookup operation on one or more hash tables to find a matching rule for a packet. The method consults a common match data set to generate a wildcard mask....

Performing a multi-stage lookup to classify packets
03/19/15 - 20150078386 - Some embodiments provide a method for a forwarding element that forwards packets. The method receives a packet. The method performs a first stage lookup of a hash table for a first hash of a first set of header fields and un-wildcards bits of a wildcard mask that corresponds to the...

Asymmetric network address encapsulation
03/19/15 - 20150078387 - A network component comprising a receiver configured to receive an outgoing frame from a local host, a logic circuit configured to map a destination address (DA) for a target host in the outgoing frame to a DA for a target location of the target host and encapsulate the outgoing frame...

Apparatus for transmitting encoded video stream and method for transmitting the same
03/12/15 - 20150071284 - Discussed is an apparatus for transmitting an encoded video stream, comprising: a slice generating unit that divides a frame, comprised in a video stream, into at least one or more slice; and a transmitting unit transmitting the slice in units of a packet within a slice deadline, which is a...

Distributed service chaining in a network environment
03/12/15 - 20150071285 - An example method for distributed service chaining in a network environment is provided and includes receiving a packet belonging to a service chain in a distributed virtual switch (DVS) network environment, wherein the packet includes a network service header (NSH) indicating a service path identifier identifying the service chain and...

System and method for utilization of a segmentation identification to support transmission of data to a destination node
03/12/15 - 20150071286 - A method is provided in one example and includes receiving, at a receiving node, a packet that comprises information indicative of an internet protocol address and a segmentation identification, selecting a virtual routing and forwarding table corresponding with the segmentation identification, identifying a destination node based, at least in part,...

Methods, systems and apparatus for the interconnection of fibre channel over ethernet devices using a fibre channel over ethernet interconnection apparatus controller
03/12/15 - 20150071287 - Methods, apparatus and systems are provided for forwarding Fibre Channel Initialization Protocol (FIP) and Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) frames by a FCoE device interconnection apparatus (FIA) and a Fibre Channel over Ethernet device interconnection apparatus controller (FIAC). In one aspect of the invention, a command is sent from a...

Inter domain link for fibre channel
03/12/15 - 20150071288 - A method includes establishing a communication link between a first Fibre Channel Forwarder (FCF) and a Fibre Channel (FC) fabric. The first FCF provides a first domain. The method includes establishing a communication link between a second FCF and the FC fabric. The second FCF provides a second domain. The...

System and method for address resolution
03/12/15 - 20150071289 - In an address resolution system in a centralized network control environment including a plurality of software defined network (SDN) switches, an address resolution protocol (ARP) controller checks whether an ARP table has a MAC address corresponding to the destination IP address of an ARP request packet when the ARP request...

Data routing acceleration
03/12/15 - 20150071290 - Systems, devices and methods for improving network performance are disclosed. In particular, in one embodiment, a method of processing data packets in an electronic network is provided. The method includes receiving data packets at a receive stack of an electronic network device and creating a first packet from at least...

Message handling in an ip multimedia subsystem
03/12/15 - 20150071291 - A method and apparatus for handling a Session Initiation Protocol communication in an IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) network. A Proxy Call Session Control Function receives a Session Initiation Protocol message sent from a trusted remote network. The P-CSCF adds to the message a further header, which identifies a Public User...

Method and system for processing packets in a network device
03/12/15 - 20150071292 - Systems are presented for processing packets in a network switch. One network device includes a processor, an Ethernet switch, a PCIe switch, and a packet processor. The processor is for executing a controller program, and the Ethernet switch is for switching packets among a ports. Further, the PCIe switch is...

Inter-domain network tenant identifier
03/05/15 - 20150063351 - In one embodiment, a method includes receiving a packet at a tunnel end point in a multi-tenant network, the packet comprising a destination, performing a lookup for the destination in a database comprising a mapping of global identifiers to local tenant identifiers for different hosting locations, each of the global...

Wireless networking with flexibly-ordered relayers
03/05/15 - 20150063352 - The broadcast nature of wireless communication may be utilized by transmitting a packet frame identifying at least one relay node that can transmit the packet frame without transmitting an acknowledgement frame confirming receipt of the packet frame by a respective relay node. A relay node may cancel a relay obligation...

Implementation of virtual extensible local area network (vxlan) in top-of-rack switches in a network environment
03/05/15 - 20150063353 - An example method for implementation of virtual extensible local area network (VXLAN) in top-of-rack (ToR) switches in a network environment is provided and includes receiving a packet encapsulated with a VXLAN header having an unknown virtual tunnel endpoint (VTEP) Internet Protocol (IP) address in a network environment, and installing an...

Communication system, control apparatus, communication apparatus, communication control method, and program
03/05/15 - 20150063354 - A communication system, includes: a node that requests a processing rule for processing a packet; and a control apparatus that notifies the node of the processing rule in response to the request. The control apparatus, upon being notified of change of a connection relationship between a communication apparatus to which...

System and method for supporting data service addressing in an engineered system for middleware and application execution
03/05/15 - 20150063355 - A system and method can support data service address resolution in a network environment. An intermediate node can receive an incoming data packet from a source node, wherein the incoming data packet targets a destination node, and wherein the incoming data packet includes a global identifier for the destination node...

System and method for supporting host channel adapter (hca) filtering in an engineered system for middleware and application execution
03/05/15 - 20150063356 - A system and method can provide a data service in a network environment. The network environment can include a node, which supports a data service component that can provide a data service. Additionally, a filter can be provided on a networking device, such as a host channel adaptor (HCA) that...

Transmitting apparatus, receiving apparatus, and signal processing method thereof
03/05/15 - 20150063357 - A transmitting apparatus, a receiving apparatus and methods of controlling these apparatuses are provided. The transmitting apparatus includes: a baseband packet generator configured to, based on an input stream including a first type stream and a second type stream, generate a baseband packet including a header and payload data corresponding...

Updating contact information for client devices registered to the same user for an internet protocol multimedia subsystem service
02/26/15 - 20150055653 - In an embodiment, a single registrar component of an Internet Protocol (IP) Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) network, receives a request to register a client device associated with a user to an IMS service. The single registrar component sends an acknowledgment to the request that indicates an assignment of device-specific routing identifier(s)...

Segmented source routing in a network
02/26/15 - 20150055654 - A method implemented in a network controller configured to perform source routing, the method comprising receiving a request from a network node to determine a path for transporting a data packet from a source node to a destination node, determining the path to transport the data packet from the source...

System and method for forwarding of a packet
02/26/15 - 20150055655 - A method is provided in one example and includes receiving, at a head switch, a packet that comprises information indicative of a destination media access control address and a destination domain address, determining that the destination media access control address fails to correlate with at least one stored media access...

Network appliance redundancy system, control apparatus, network appliance redundancy method and program
02/26/15 - 20150055656 - A network appliance redundancy system includes: a first switch arranged upstream of two different models of network appliances each of which switchably operates in an active system and a standby system; a second switch arranged downstream of the two different models of network appliances; and a control apparatus comprising a...

Application based packet forwarding
02/26/15 - 20150055657 - Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer program products, featuring receiving at a network device a plurality of packets associated with a flow, one or more of the plurality of packets having associated header data and content. Based on the content of one or more first packets in the plurality of...

Handling high throughput and low latency network data packets in a traffic management device
02/19/15 - 20150049763 - Handling network data packets classified as being high throughput and low latency with a network traffic management device is disclosed. Packets are received from a network and classified as high throughput or low latency based on packet characteristics or other factors. Low latency classified packets are generally processed immediately, such...

Distributed storage system, control apparatus, client terminal, load balancing method and program
02/19/15 - 20150049764 - A distributed storage system includes: a plurality of servers that store data that is associated with key information, respectively; a packet forwarding apparatus that, on receipt of a new packet that contains the key information and is addressed to one of the plurality of servers, requests a control apparatus to...

Intelligent handling of virtual machine mobility in large data center environments
02/12/15 - 20150043581 - At a physical device in a network configured to host a virtual switch and one or more virtual machines, a packet is received at the virtual switch from a source virtual machine that is directly attached to that virtual switch. A destination Media Access Control (MAC) address is identified from...

Packet transfer apparatus and packet relay method
02/12/15 - 20150043582 - It is provided a packet transfer apparatus comprising: a packet reception part; a packet transmission part; a packet generation part for generating an own-apparatus-originated packet serving as a packet for instructing a predetermined operation and outputting the own-apparatus-originated packet; a packet search part for determining a content of flow control...

Load balancing and session persistence in packet networks
02/12/15 - 20150043583 - Methods and systems for performing load balancing and session persistence in IP (e.g., IPv6) networks are described herein. Some aspects relate to a destination options extension header that may be defined as a load balancing session persistence option (LBSPO) for storing a client identifier and a server identifier for each...

Converged fabric for fcoe
02/12/15 - 20150043584 - Network devices, systems, and methods, including program instructions are disclosed which provide a converged fabric for Fiber Channel over Ethernet (FCoE). A network device includes a Fiber Channel Controller (FCC), located outside of a lossless Ethernet network. The FCC has a processing resource coupled to a memory. The memory includes...

Communication apparatus, communication method, communication system and program
02/12/15 - 20150043585 - A communication apparatus, comprises: a storage unit that stores a rule for identifying a packet and a process to be executed on a packet corresponding to the rule; a first unit that refers to a predetermined area in an incoming packet and searches the storage unit for a process corresponding...

Control apparatus, communication apparatus, communication system, communication method, and program
02/12/15 - 20150043586 - A control apparatus connected to a communication apparatus(es) that processes received packets in accordance with control information includes a control information generation unit generating control information to be set in the communication apparatus(es) and a communication apparatus control unit setting the generated control information in the communication apparatus(es). This control...

Communication system, communication apparatus, control apparatus, communication apparatus control method and program
02/12/15 - 20150043587 - A communication system includes: a plurality of communication apparatuses that process a received packet(s) based on externally-set communication control information; and a plurality of control apparatuses that set the communication control information in the plurality of communication apparatuses. At least one of the plurality of communication apparatuses includes a control...

Communication system, upper layer switch, control apparatus, switch control method, and program
02/12/15 - 20150043588 - A communication system includes: a core network including a lower layer switch that holds control information associating match condition(s) including lower layer header information, and processing content, and processes a received packet using control information having a match condition that matches the received packet; an upper layer switch, disposed at...

Extending openflow to support packet encapsulation for transport over software-defined networks
02/12/15 - 20150043589 - A method for controlling a data flow in a domain of an OpenFlow protocol controlled software-defined network (SDN) comprising receiving a request from a network element for instructions to route the data flow through the OpenFlow SDN, determining a route for the data flow through the OpenFlow SDN, transmitting a...

Global ip-based service-oriented network architecture
02/12/15 - 20150043590 - Data is transferred. A data packet associated with an application flow is received. A Pseudowire label is determined based at least in part on an application header associated with the data packet. The data packet is encapsulated with the Pseudowire label. The data packet is transferred over a Pseudowire using...

Packet format of network abstraction layer unit, and algorithm and apparatus for video encoding and decoding using the format, qos control algorithm and apparatus for ipv6 label switching using the format
02/12/15 - 20150043591 - The construction method of NALU (Network Abstraction Layer Unit) for IPv6 label switching and its using algorithms of video encoding, QoS control, and decoding are provided. According to an embodiment of the present invention, the NALU format is composed of the NALH (Network Abstraction Layer Header) including the label and...

Mapping selective dscp values to gtp-u
02/05/15 - 20150036687 - An apparatus and a method are provided by which a packet is received, a service identification in the packet is detected, it is decided based on the detected service identification whether a tunnel protocol extension header is to be generated or not, and, when the tunnel protocol extension header is...

Packet relay device and packet relay method
02/05/15 - 20150036688 - A packet relay device has a packet receiving unit, a switch, a packet sending unit, an associative memory, and a packet search unit. The packet search unit has action registers which hold information specifying an action to be executed, holds address range information including consecutive address ranges of the associative...

Transmitting apparatus, receiving apparatus, and controlling methods thereof
02/05/15 - 20150036689 - A transmitting apparatus is provided. The transmitting apparatus includes: a baseband packet (BBP) generator configured to generate a BBP including a header and payload data; a frame generator configured to generate a frame including the BBP; a signal processor configured to signal-process the generated frame; and a transmitter configured to...

Systems and methods for a data center architecture facilitating layer 2 over layer 3 communication
01/29/15 - 20150030024 - An information handling system is provided. The information handling system includes a plurality of core devices coupled to each other and to a plurality of distribution devices and a plurality of top-of-rack devices coupled to a plurality of servers and to the distribution devices. The plurality of servers are running...

Management of multiple network routes
01/29/15 - 20150030025 - Managing network communications between network hosts that have multiple physical network ports coupled to the network. A first host broadcasts address resolution requests from first physical network ports of the first host and receives responses to the address resolution requests from second physical network ports of a second host. The...

Mpls lsp connectivity test when the initiator address is unknown
01/29/15 - 20150030026 - The present disclosure provides for carrying reachability information in an echo request message and/or an echo reply message, which can be used to reach an initiator when the initiator's address is unknown. An echo request message includes an FEC (forwarding equivalence class) stack that identifies a label switched path (LSP)....

Switch device with device-specified bridge domains
01/29/15 - 20150030027 - A switch includes registers, a parser and port selection logic. The registers store an address in multiple locations. The address defines a bridge domain. Each bridge domain defines a set of switch ports. The parser identifies when a received frame includes a virtual local area network (VLAN) identifier. The parser...

Obtaining information from data items
01/29/15 - 20150030028 - Methods and apparatus are disclosed for obtaining information from one or more headers of a data item transmitted via a communication network, a predetermined portion of at least one header carrying a symbol or combination of symbols having a first pre-defined meaning according to a first pre-defined communication protocol. The...

Frame passing based on ethertype
01/29/15 - 20150030029 - Example embodiments disclosed herein relate to passing or forwarding a frame. A frame is received from a first device. The frame includes a first header including a destination Media Access Control (MAC) address followed by a second header including a source MAC address followed by a third header including an...

Network adapter based zoning enforcement
01/29/15 - 20150030030 - Embodiments of the present invention are directed to enforcing zoning at a network adapter of an end point device. Thus, a network adapter can monitor the communications that are sent and/or received by the adapter and discard communications that are prohibited based on the zoning rules applicable to the adapter....

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...