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Monitoring is done of communications which occur in a network of nodes, each communication being effected by a transmission of one or more packets among two or more communicating nodes, each communication complying with a predefined communication protocol selected from among protocols available in the network. The contents of packets are detected passively and in real time, communication information associated with multiple protocols is derived from the packet contents.

Title
Network monitoring
Application Number
684695
Publication Number
6115393
Application Date
July 21, 1995
Publication Date
September 5, 2000
Inventor
Gerard White
Tyngsborough
MA, US
David M Thompson
Redmond
WA, US
Kary Robertson
Bedford
MA, US
Kendall S Jones
Newton Center
MA, US
Ferdinand Engel
Northborough
MA, US
Agent
Fish & Richardson P C
Assignee
Concord Communications
MA, US
IPC
H04J 3/22
H04J 3/16
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