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Paul C Hershey, Donald B Johnson, An V Le, Stephen M Matyas, John G Waclawsky, John D Wilkins: Network security system and method using a parallel finite state machine adaptive active monitor and responder. International Business Machines Corporation, Joseph C Redmond Jr, John E Hoel, John D Flynn, May 9, 1995: US05414833 (360 worldwide citation)

A system and method provide a security agent, consisting of a monitor and a responder, that respond to a detected security event in a data communications network, by producing and transmitting a security alert message to a network security manager. The alert is a security administration action which ...


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Paul C Hershey, John G Waclawsky: System and method for a workstation monitoring and control of multiple networks having different protocols. International Business Machines Corporation, John D Flynn, John E Hoel, October 22, 1996: US05568471 (153 worldwide citation)

A workstation manages and controls a plurality of communication networks using different protocols coupled to a common bus. A programmable digital filter connected between the workstation and the networks examines frame information using real time calculation for identifying protocols in the frames. ...


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John G Waclawsky, Paul C Hershey, Raymond F Daugherty: Intelligent realtime monitoring of data traffic. International Business Machines Corporation, John E Hoel, John D Flynn, October 26, 1999: US05974457 (137 worldwide citation)

The invention features a system and method to enable real-time establishment and maintenance of a standard of operation for a data communications network. The standard is a data set which includes network activity which is historically categorized by traffic type and by activity. The process begins ...


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Paul C Hershey, Kenneth J Barker, Charles S Lingafelt Sr, John G Waclawsky: Information collection architecture and method for a data communications network. International Business Machines Corporation, Joseph C Redmond, John E Hoel, December 20, 1994: US05375070 (126 worldwide citation)

A system and process are disclosed that allows the collection of events to be organized and ordered so that relationship between events and the events themselves can be identified as a state or series of states which describe and allow control of performance aspects of protocol activity. The archite ...


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John G Waclawsky, Paul C Hershey: System for configuring an event driven interface including control blocks defining good loop locations in a memory which represent detection of a characteristic pattern. International Business Machines Corporation, John D Flynn, John E Hoel, February 20, 1996: US05493689 (90 worldwide citation)

A system and process are disclosed for configuring an Event Driven Interface and analyzing its output for monitoring and controlling a data communications network. The invention is a combination of a source of control vectors, which sends control vectors to a Programmable Performance Vector Generato ...


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Paul C Hershey, Kenneth J Barker, Charles S Lingafelt Sr, John G Waclawsky: Event driven interface for a system for monitoring and controlling a data communications network. International Business Machines Corporation, John E Hoel, Joseph C Redmond Jr, November 15, 1994: US05365514 (79 worldwide citation)

An Event Driven Interface (EDI) is disclosed for use as a subsystem of a monitoring and control system for a data communications network. The network communicates a serial stream of binary bits having a characteristic pattern. The system includes a control vector generator for generating a control v ...


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Paul C Hershey, Jeffrey L Stoltzfus: Telecommunications network management observation and response system. Coherent Communications Systems, Dann Dorfman Herrell and Skillman P C, August 11, 1998: US05793753 (61 worldwide citation)

A system for monitoring and managing the operations of a multi-technology telecommunications network is disclosed. The system includes programmable probes operatively connected to a network for monitoring data transfer activity on the network and collecting selected data relating to one or more rele ...


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John G Waclawsky, Paul C Hershey, Raymond F Daugherty: Automated benchmarking with self customization. International Business Machines, John D Flynn, Joseph C Redmond, John E Hoel, August 29, 1995: US05446874 (57 worldwide citation)

The method enables realtime establishment and maintenance of a standard of operation for a data communications network. The process begins by monitoring the network over some period of time to build benchmark data sets. The benchmark data sets contain a standard of operation for the network, which i ...


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John G Waclawsky, Paul C Hershey: Event driven interface having a dynamically reconfigurable counter for monitoring a high speed data network according to changing traffic events. International Business Machines Corporation, Joseph C Redmond, John D Flynn, March 25, 1997: US05615135 (55 worldwide citation)

A hardwired, dynamically reconfigurable counter array counts occurrences of different traffic events having different rates of occurrences monitored on a high speed data network by an Event Driven Interface (EDI). The array includes a plurality of "N" bit counters, where "N" is a binary multiple. Th ...


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John G Waclawsky, Paul C Hershey: Inband directed routing for load balancing and load distribution in a data communication network. John E Hoel, Joseph C Redmond Jr, February 27, 1996: US05495426 (54 worldwide citation)

A dynamic realtime, inband routing mechanism is disclosed for a data communications network, which provides an Event Driven Interface to perform realtime, inband directed routing for load distribution and load balancing of data frames over one of a plurality of destination paths. The Event Driven In ...



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