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Andrew Danforth, Kenneth Gould: Method to block unauthorized access to TFTP server configuration files. Time Warner Cable, Roberts Mardula & Wertheim, November 6, 2007: US07293282 (36 worldwide citation)

The present invention teaches methods and systems for blocking unauthorized access to cable modem configuration files stored on trivial file transfer protocol (TFTP) servers. Filenames are modified by the DHCP to incorporate an authentication key (and optional cloaking) prior to transmission to the ...


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Andrew Danforth: System and method for provisioning a provisionable network device with a dynamically generated boot file using a server. Time Warner Cable a division of Time Warner Entertainment Company, Robert Mardula & Wertheim, November 6, 2007: US07293078 (17 worldwide citation)

A system and method for provisioning provisionable network devices with a dynamically created boot file using a server. A dynamic configuration server (DCS) generates one or more boot file templates, each boot file template comprising attributes having a name and value. A boot file request comprisin ...


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Kenneth Gould, Andrew Danforth: Method to block unauthorized network traffic in a cable data network. Time Warner Cable, The Marbury Law Group PLLC, September 7, 2010: US07792963 (14 worldwide citation)

The present invention teaches methods and systems for subscriber blocking of unauthorized network traffic in a cable data network. The cable modem termination system (CMTS) incorporates a data gateway agent that filters unauthorized traffic thereby eliminating consumption based subscribers from bein ...


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Kenneth Gould, Andrew Danforth: System and method for managing provisioning parameters in a cable network. Time Warner Cable, Roberts Mardula & Wertheim, May 20, 2008: US07376718 (10 worldwide citation)

A system and method for managing provisioning parameters in a cable network. A dynamic TFTP (DTFTP) server and a CMTS manage the provisioning of devices in a cable network. The DTFTP server and the CMTS share common provisioning parameters. A provisioning parameter has a name and a value. When chang ...


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Andrew Danforth: System and method for automatic routing of dynamic host configuration protocol (DHCP) traffic. TIME WARNER CABLE ENTERPRISES, Otterstedt Ellenbogen & Kammer, March 29, 2016: US09300627 (2 worldwide citation)

At an intermediary dynamic host configuration protocol relay device, over a network, a dynamic host configuration protocol message is obtained from one of a plurality of remote dynamic host configuration protocol relay devices in communication with the intermediary dynamic host configuration protoco ...


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Andrew Danforth, William Webb, Michael Dillon: System and method for affecting the behavior of a network device in a cable network. Time Warner Cable, The Marbury Law Group PLLC, August 4, 2009: US07571460 (2 worldwide citation)

A subscriber access control system (SACS) configures a network device connected to cable network to affect the behavior of that device. The SACS comprises a rules engine and a datastore that stores the current state of subscribers known to the SACS and historical request information. When the SACS r ...


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Kenneth Gould, Andrew Danforth: Method to block unauthorized network traffic in a cable data network. TIME WARNER CABLE ENTERPRISES, The Marbury Law Group PLLC, November 15, 2016: US09497503 (1 worldwide citation)

The present invention teaches methods and systems for subscriber blocking of unauthorized network traffic in a cable data network. The cable modem termination system (CMTS) incorporates a data gateway agent that filters unauthorized traffic thereby eliminating consumption based subscribers from bein ...


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Andrew Danforth, William Webb, Michael Dillon: System and method for affecting the behavior of a network device in a cable network. Time Warner Cable, The Marbury Law Group PLLC, August 7, 2012: US08239506 (1 worldwide citation)

A subscriber access control system (SACS) configures a network device connected to cable network to affect the behavior of that device. The SACS comprises a rules engine and a datastore that stores the current state of subscribers known to the SACS and historical request information. When the SACS r ...


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Howard Pfeffer, Noah Paci, Tushar Nakhre, Andrew Danforth: Apparatus and methods for content distribution to packet-enabled devices via a network bridge. Time Warner Cable Enterprises, Gazdzinski & Associates PC, August 23, 2016: US09426123

Apparatus and methods for providing content to packet-enabled devices in a content distribution network. In one embodiment, a network architecture is disclosed which enables delivery of content to IP-enabled devices such as mobile smartphones and tablet computers using a traditional high-speed data ...


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Andrew Danforth, Kenneth Gould, Christopher Williams: System and method for detecting and reporting cable modems with duplicate media access control addresses. Time Warner Cable, The Marbury Law Group PLLC, September 4, 2012: US08260941

The detection of devices with duplicate media access controller (MAC) addresses in a cable network may be accomplished by reference to a value indicative of a DOCSIS version supported by the device or by reference to a having a MAC address/giaddr pair. Where a version value is used, the detection of ...