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David Boreham, Peter Rowley, Mark C Smith: Method and system for grouping entries in a directory server by group memberships defined by roles. Sun Microsystems, Osha Liang, October 31, 2006: US07130839 (129 worldwide citation)

Role is a comprehensive grouping mechanism. In a client-server directory system, roles transfer some of the complexity to the directory server. A role is defined by its role definition entry. Assigning entries to roles enables applications to locate the roles of an entry, rather than select a group ...


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David Boreham, Peter Rowley: Method and system for determining a directory entrys class of service based on the value of a specifier in the entry. Sun Microsystems, Osha Liang, March 28, 2006: US07020662 (75 worldwide citation)

Class of Service (CoS) is a mechanism that allows a user to share attributes between directory entries in a way transparent to an application. A CoS scheme includes a CoS Definition entry and a CoS Template entry. These two entries interact to provide attribute values to target entries within their ...


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David Boreham, Peter Rowley, Mark C Smith: Enumerated roles in a directory system. Sun Microsystems, Osha Liang, March 21, 2006: US07016907 (66 worldwide citation)

Role is a comprehensive grouping mechanism used in a directory server. In a client-server directory system, roles transfer some of the complexity to the directory server. A role is defined by its role definition entry. Assigning entries to roles enables applications to locate the roles of a target e ...


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David Boreham, Peter Rowley, Mark C Smith: Method and system for incorporating filtered roles in a directory system. Sun Microsystems, Osha & May L, July 27, 2004: US06768988 (66 worldwide citation)

Several types of roles are disclosed herein. The difference between the role types relates to their capabilities, which in turn derive from how they are implemented. When a client application whishes to identify all entries with some characteristic, e.g., everyone who is a manager and works in a des ...


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David Boreham, Peter Rowley, Mark C Smith: Method and system for creating and utilizing managed roles in a directory system. Sun Microsystems, Robert C Kowert, Meyertons Hood Kivlin Kowert & Goetzel P C, August 31, 2004: US06785686 (50 worldwide citation)

Role is a comprehensive grouping mechanism. In a client-server directory system, roles transfer some of the complexity to the directory server. A role is defined by its role definition entry. Any client with appropriate access privileges can discover, identify and examine any role definition. A “man ...


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Peter Rowley, Ray Summers: Venting devices. Sterimatic Holdings, Young & Thompson, January 9, 2001: US06171293 (35 worldwide citation)

A venting device is provided for venting the interior of a blood culture bottle by passing the tip of a hollow needle through a sealing stopper of the bottle. The device includes a collapsible shield for shielding the needle, a needle support in the vicinity of one end of the shield for holding the ...


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David Boreham, Peter Rowley: Method and system for sharing entry attributes in a directory server using class of service. Sun Microsystems, Osha Liang, March 21, 2006: US07016893 (22 worldwide citation)

Class of Service (CoS) allows a user to share attributes between entries in a way that is transparent to an application. This is achieved by generating the values of the attributes by a CoS logic at the time of or immediately prior to the time the entry is transmitted to an application, rather than ...


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Peter Rowley: Method and system for determining a probability of entry of a counterfeit domain in a browser. Red Hat, Lowenstein Sandler, November 5, 2013: US08578481 (11 worldwide citation)

Embodiments of the present invention provide a method and system for determining a probability that a suspected domain name of a domain accessed using a universal resource locator (URL), which can be entered as a character string into a browser associated with a client in a net environment, is a cou ...


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Peter Rowley, Noriko Hosoi: Directory server plug-in call ordering. Red Hat, Lowenstein Sandler PC, December 11, 2012: US08332493 (8 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for ordering callbacks for server plug-ins of a Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) directory server. Each plug-in registers with the LDAP server and has a designated priority and set of dependencies. The priority and dependency data are stored in an LDAP callback con ...


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Peter Rowley: Musical instrument pick having finger attachment means. Roy A Ekstrand, September 12, 2000: US06118058 (8 worldwide citation)

An instrument pick and finger attachment includes a finger ring for wearing upon a user's finger together with a generally planar pick for strumming a stringed instrument. The pick is joined to the finger ring by a flexible chain via a pair of separable couplers at each end. The separable couplers f ...