07127524 is referenced by 79 patents and cites 37 patents.

A system and method controls access to a network. The system and method intercepts communications received from, and responses and other communications to, devices on the network. Communications may be forwarded to their intended destination if the sending device has sufficient privileges to do so, or the communications may be handled by the system and method or forwarded to a different destination (e.g. a printer nearby the access point to which the user is communicating) using network address translation or redirection. Responses are received and stored by the system and method and may be forwarded to the device that sent the original communication, either directly or via a different device that requests the stored communications using a tunnel.

Title
System and method for providing access to a network with selective network address translation
Application Number
10/27010
Publication Number
7127524 (B1)
Application Date
December 21, 2001
Publication Date
October 24, 2006
Inventor
Van Jacobson
Woodside
CA, US
Archibald L Cobbs
San Carlos
CA, US
Gregory L Renda
Saratoga
CA, US
Agent
Charles E Gotlieb
Innovation partners
Assignee
Vernier Networks
CA, US
IPC
G06F 15/16
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