Pauline Shuen: Mobile networking method and apparatus. Novell, A John Pate, Berne S Broadbent, Gary D E Pierce, November 5, 1996: US05572528 (680 worldwide citation)

An internetwork including a plurality of local area networks may include wireless and hard-wired local area networks. The internetwork may also include wide area network links between routers. The system includes routers between networks, which may be bridged networks. Certain routers are configured ...

Pauline Shuen, Chinying Chaou, Mallikarjuna R Padavala, Moni Pande, Shyamasundar S Kaluve: Cross stack rapid transition protocol. Cisco Technology, Cesari and McKenna, January 20, 2009: US07480258 (101 worldwide citation)

A cross stack rapid transition protocol is provided for permitting multiple network devices organized as a stack to rapidly transition their ports in response to network changes so as to minimize traffic flow disruptions while avoiding loops. Each switch in the stack has a stack port that connects t ...

Timothy Olson, Pauline Shuen, Ajit Sanzgiri, Nancy Winget, Pejman Roshan: Method and apparatus for locating rogue access point switch ports in a wireless network. Cisco Technology, Sierra Patent Group, May 6, 2008: US07370362 (73 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus are disclosed for locating and disabling the switch port of a rogue wireless access point. In one embodiment, a network management device is configured to detect the presence of a rogue access point on a managed wireless network. Once detected, the management device may then in ...

Christopher Spain, Pauline Shuen, Shashi Kumar, Glen Robert Fisher, Ujjal Bajaj: Automatically configuring switch ports with appropriate features. Cisco Technology, Charles E Krueger, August 12, 2008: US07411915 (39 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for automatically configuring a physical port of a switch with features appropriate to a connection type snoops incoming packets to determine the connection type and executes a port configuration macro installed on the switch to apply appropriate features for the connection ty ...

David E Halasz, Merwyn B Andrade, Pauline Shuen: Enhanced trust relationship in an IEEE 802.1x network. Cisco Technology, Tucker Ellis & West, January 29, 2008: US07325246 (35 worldwide citation)

Architecture for providing access to an IEEE 802.1x network. A trust relationship is created between a switch of the network and an access point of the network such that the access point is authorized to communicate over the network. The trust relationship is then extended from the access point to a ...

Navindra Yadav, Gnanaprakasam Pandian, James Rivers, Scott Emery, Pauline Shuen, Murali Duvvury: Network routing to the socket. Cisco Technology, Cesari and McKenna, Michael R Reinemann, October 26, 2010: US07822027 (14 worldwide citation)

In one embodiment, detecting data traffic from a host device in a data forwarding domain, injecting a host route associated with the detected data traffic, and updating a forwarding table associated with the host route are provided.

Pauline Shuen, James P Rivers: Enhanced multicast VLAN registration. Cisco Technology, Charles E Krueger, September 15, 2009: US07590120 (9 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus utilized in layer 2 access switches of an Ethernet ring-based network to bridge multicast packets between a multicast VLAN and a selected VLAN coupled to a VLAN trunk port of the layer 2 access switch. The duplication of multicast streams over the ring technology is avoided wh ...

Nancy Cam Winget, Mark Krishcer, Timothy Olson, Pauline Shuen, Ajit Sanzgiri, Sheausong Yang: Network infrastructure validation of network management frames. Cisco Technology, Tucker Ellis & West, July 7, 2009: US07558960 (9 worldwide citation)

A detection-based defense to a wireless network. Elements of the infrastructure, e.g., access points or scanning-only access points, detect intruders by detecting spoofed frames, such as from rogue access points. Access points include a signature, such as a message integrity check, with their manage ...

James P Rivers, Pauline Shuen: Method and apparatus for precisely measuring a packet transmission time. Cisco Technology, Charles E Krueger, February 5, 2008: US07327693 (9 worldwide citation)

A method for transmitting a message packet from a network device having multiple transmit queues at a precise time flushes all packets previously enqueued in a selected transmit queue and places the message packet in the selected queue. All other transmit queues are also flushed prior to transmittin ...

Moni Pande, Jie Cheng Jiang, Navindra Yadav, Gnanaprakasam Pandian, Pauline Shuen: Method, apparatus, and system for improving ethernet ring convergence time. Cisco Technology, Stolowitz Ford Cowger, March 30, 2010: US07688716 (7 worldwide citation)

One embodiment in accordance with the invention is a method that includes detecting a failure in a ring network and transmitting a multicast message across the ring network that includes information regarding the failure. Additionally, a new ring master of the ring network is designated. Furthermore ...