07173933 is referenced by 15 patents and cites 39 patents.

A method for communicating in a network environment is provided that includes receiving a request packet and positioning an identifier into the request packet. The identifier may be identified and correlated to a source that generated the request packet. An internet protocol (IP) address associated with the source may be positioned in the request packet before communicating the request packet to a next destination.

Title
System and method for providing source awareness in a network environment
Application Number
10/166996
Publication Number
7173933 (B1)
Application Date
June 10, 2002
Publication Date
February 6, 2007
Inventor
Robert M Batz
Raleigh
NC, US
Chris O Rourke
Apex
NC, US
Agent
Baker Botts L
Assignee
Cisco Technology
CA, US
IPC
H04L 12/56
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