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Theodore Thomas Herzog, Jie Chu, Xi Xu: Method and apparatus for DNS resolution. Cisco Technology, David B Ritchie, Thelen Reid & Priest, July 23, 2002: US06425003 (112 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for resolving where to forward DNS (domain name service) requests for a user simultaneously logged into more than one service existing on a data communications network utilizes an active service list (ASL) to keep track of the services that the user is currently logged into. T ...


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Jane Jiaying Jin, Jie Chu, Maria Alice Dos Santos, Shuxian Lou, Xi Xu, Shujin Zhang: Method for providing single step log-on access to a differentiated computer network. Cisco Technology, David B Ritchie, Thelen Reid & Priest, October 30, 2001: US06311275 (111 worldwide citation)

A method for providing single step log-on access for a subscriber to a computer network. The computer network is differentiated into public and private areas. Secure access to the private areas is provided by a Service Selection Gateway (SSG) Server, introduced between a conventional Network Access ...


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Shujin Zhang, Xi Xu, Maria Alice Dos Santos, Jane Jiaying Jin, Jie Chu, Shuxian Lou: Per user and network routing tables. Cisco Technology, Marc S Hanish, Thelen Reid & Priest, May 28, 2002: US06396833 (74 worldwide citation)

A gateway is provided which routes a packet sent from a user to the connected network which would maximize the chances that the packet arrives at its destination in the quickest way possible. This is accomplished by extracting a source address from the packet; searching through one or more per-user ...


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Jie Chu, Aravind Sitaraman, Leslie Alan Thomas: Managing recovery of service components and notification of service errors and failures. Cisco Technology, Thelen Reid Brown Raysman & Steiner, May 6, 2008: US07370102 (68 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for providing management and maintenance to a node within a data communications network and to the composite data communications network. A network management application is started on a host which may be located at a network operation center. The management application is in ...


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Shujin Zhang, Jane Jiaying Jin, Jie Chu, Maria Alice Dos Santos, Shuxian Lou: Multiple network connections from a single PPP link with partial network address translation. Cisco Technology, Marc S Hanish, Thelen Reid & Priest, April 30, 2002: US06381646 (66 worldwide citation)

Multiple simultaneous network connections from a single PPP connection may be accomplished. A primary PPP connection is established between a user and a first network. A first real network address for the user is then received, the first real network address assigned by the first network. Then, the ...


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Shujin Zhang, Jane Jiaying Jin, Jie Chu, Maria Alice Dos Santos, Shuxian Lou: Multiple network connections from a single PPP link with network address translation. Cisco Technology, Marc S Hanish, Thelen Reid & Priest, December 3, 2002: US06490289 (55 worldwide citation)

Multiple simultaneous network connections from a single PPP connection may be accomplished by utilizing a gateway in the following manner. A first network connection is established between the gateway and a first network. A first real network address for the user is then received, the first real net ...


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Jane Jiaying Jin, Jie Chu, Maria Alice Dos Santos, Shuxian Lou, Shujin Zhang: Use of precedence bits for quality of service. Cisco Technology, Thelen Reid & Priest, David B Ritchie, July 12, 2005: US06917617 (45 worldwide citation)

Certain bits of a packet, such as bits in the IP header of an IP packet, are used to designate the type of service or Quality of Service (QoS) level to be afforded to the packet as it passes through a data communications network. A user entitled to a certain QoS level logs into a service selection g ...


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Aravind Sitaraman, Houshang Nayeb Hosseini, Jie Chu, Sampath Kumar Sthothra Bhasham: Seamless importation of data. Cisco Technology, Thelen Reid & Priest, April 6, 2004: US06718332 (45 worldwide citation)

A data transfer interface for importing data from a source system to a target system, including a source data adapter having an attribute definition transcriber for generating transcribed data, and a target data adapter having a data format converter for converting the transcribed data from a first ...


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Aravind Sitaraman, Houshang Nayeb Hosseini, Jie Chu, Leslie Alan Thomas, Shujin Zhang: Distributed architecture allowing local user authentication and authorization. Cisco Technology, David B Ritchie, Thelen Reid & Priest, July 17, 2001: US06263369 (36 worldwide citation)

A network access point for locally processing an access request is configured to include an information bus, an access event publisher, and at least one local cache having at least one user record. The access event publisher publishes at least one network access event on the information bus during t ...


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Shujin Zhang, Jie Chu, Maria Alice Dos Santos: Default internet traffic and transparent passthrough. Cisco Technology, Marc S Hanish, Thelen Reid & Priest, December 3, 2002: US06490290 (36 worldwide citation)

A method for routing packets sent from a user to the internet is provided for systems in which the user is connected to a private network. The method includes: extracting a source network address from the packet; using said source network address to retrieve a user profile for the user; examining sa ...