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Donavon W Johnson, Todd A Smith: Remote authentication and authorization in a distributed data processing system. International Business Machines Corporation, Marilyn D Smith, Diana L Roberts, September 24, 1996: US05560008 (361 worldwide citation)

The system and method of this invention authorizes a process running at a client data processing system to have access to a service at a server data processing system. The data processing systems are connected by a communication link in a distributed processing environment. A set of credentials for ...


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Albert Chang, Grover H Neuman, Amal A Shaheen Gouda, Todd A Smith: System and method for using cached data at a local node after re-opening a file at a remote node in a distributed networking environment. International Business Machines Corporation, Marilyn D Smith, January 30, 1990: US04897781 (316 worldwide citation)

In a distributed environment several data processing systems are interconnected across a network system. A distributed services program installed on the systems in the network allows the processors to access data files distributed across the various nodes of the network without regard to the locatio ...


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Donavon W Johnson, Grover H Neuman, Charles H Sauer, Amal A Shaheen Gouda, Todd A Smith: System and method for accessing remote files in a distributed networking environment. International Business Machines Corporation, Marilyn D Smith, December 12, 1989: US04887204 (276 worldwide citation)

A distrbuted services program installed on each of a plurality of data processing systems in a network allows the processors to access data files distrbuted across the various nodes of the network.


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Donavon W Johnson, Stephen P Morgan, Todd A Smith: Maintenance of file attributes in a distributed data processing system. International Business Machines Corporation, Wayne P Bailey, Marilyn D Smith, May 12, 1992: US05113519 (202 worldwide citation)

The system and method of this invention maintains the latest file attributes such as file size, modify time, and access time, at the server data processing system in a distributed data processing system. The server data processing system combines information requested from the client data processing ...


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Gary L Owens: System for interconnecting applications across different networks of data processing systems by mapping protocols across different network domains. International Business Machines Corporation, Wayne P Bailey, Marilyn D Smith, August 25, 1992: US05142622 (187 worldwide citation)

The system and method of this invention automatically routes a connection between data processing systems in different network domains. As an example, an application running on a data processing system utilizing a network domain such as TCP (Transmission Control Protocol), can automatically make a c ...


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Stephen B Gest, Farrell W Wymore: Valuator menu for use as a graphical user interface tool. International Business Machines Corporation, Marilyn D Smith, January 23, 1990: US04896291 (117 worldwide citation)

The system and method provides a user interface tool for simultaneously selecting a menu item and a value, from a range of values, for the menu item. The user interface tool is referred to as a valuator menu, since it allows both the selection of a value from a range of values, and the selection of ...


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Marion L Blount, Stephen P Morgan, Katalin A V Rader, Robert K Rader, Shaheen Gouda: System and method for implementing operating system message queues with recoverable shared virtual storage. International Business Machines Corporation, Wayne P Bailey, Marilyn D Smith, June 22, 1993: US05222217 (108 worldwide citation)

A system for maintaining the reliability of shared data structures, such as message queues, in a multi-processor data processing system is disclosed. The system includes a plurality of virtual memory-type processor units in which the processors share virtual memory and can access each one of a plura ...


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Chij Mehn Chang, Thomas J Freund, Larry K Loucks, Robert L Wierwille: Application program interface to networking functions. International Business Machines Corporation, Marilyn D Smith, August 30, 1988: US04768150 (70 worldwide citation)

A system for, and method of, providing an interface to an application program for accessing networking functions. The application program interface translates routines requesting networking functions to the operating system commands which contain facilities for accessing networking functions. In add ...


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Arturo M de Nicolas, John C O Quin III: Translating a dynamic transfer control instruction address in a simulated CPU processor. International Business Machines, Wayne P Bailey, Marilyn D Smith, November 24, 1992: US05167023 (68 worldwide citation)

The system and method of this invention simulates the flow of control of an application program targeted for a specific instruction set of a specific processor by utilizing a simulator running on a second processing system having a second processor with a different instruction set. The simulator red ...


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Richard G Fogg Jr, Arturo M de Nicolas: Condition code graph analysis for simulating a CPU processor. International Business Machines Corporation, Marilyn D Smith, August 21, 1990: US04951195 (66 worldwide citation)

The system and method of this invention simulates the flow of control of an application program targeted for a specific instruction set of a specific processor by utilizing a simulator running on a second processing system having a second processor with a different instruction set. The simulator red ...