06738909 is referenced by 27 patents.

A method and apparatus for use in data processing system for selecting rules to filter data for a tunnel. A request is received to create a tunnel to another data processing system. A granularity of information about the data processing system is identified to form an identified granularity. The identified granularity of the information about the data processing system is used to select a rule, which matches the identified granularity. This rule is placed in a filter, wherein the filter associates data packets with the tunnel.

Title
Method and apparatus for automatic configuration for internet protocol security tunnels in a distributed data processing system
Application Number
9/389199
Publication Number
6738909 (B1)
Application Date
September 2, 1999
Publication Date
May 18, 2004
Inventor
Jacqueline Hegedus Wilson
Austin
TX, US
Christiaan Blake Wenzel
Austin
TX, US
Vachaspathi Peter Kompella
Cary
NC, US
William Alton Fiveash
Austin
TX, US
Pau Chen Cheng
Yorktown Heights
NY, US
Agent
Stephen J Walder Jr
US
Volel Emile
US
Duke W Yee
US
Assignee
International Business Machines Corporation
NY, US
IPC
H04L 9/32
View Original Source