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Ilan Raab, Ravi Manghirmalani, Ofer Doitel, Lynne Marie Izbicki: Method and apparatus for automatically configuring a network device to support a virtual network. Bay Networks Group, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, May 12, 1998: US05751967 (400 worldwide citation)

A networking system and automatic method in a networking system comprising at least one switching device and a plurality of at least one end-station interconnected with the at least one switching device, wherein the at least one switching device and at least one end-station are interconnected in a t ...


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Ravi Manghirmalani, Atul R Garg, Judy Y Dere, Minh A Do, Leon Y K Leong: Method and apparatus for determining the health of a network. Bay Networks, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, October 6, 1998: US05819028 (242 worldwide citation)

An apparatus which provides the user with an indication of the computer network's health. The indication is provided by a network management station on the computer network. The network management station has a distributable piece of code which instructs agents to gather diagnostic and status inform ...


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Ravi Manghirmalani, Ramesh Mishra, Ramesh Subrahmaniam: Method and apparatus for providing network applications monitoring. Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson, December 13, 2016: US09519563 (7 worldwide citation)

A method for providing network performance monitoring using a performance database manager (PDM) is disclosed. A PDM has a PDM state manager, a communications server (COM server), a communications client (COM client), and an application database (AppDB). The PDM is configured to communicate with a n ...


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Ramesh Mishra, Ravi Manghirmalani, Ramesh Subrahmaniam: Extending the reach and effectiveness of header compression in access networks using SDN. TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET L M ERICSSON, Nicholson De Vos Webster & Elliot, January 26, 2016: US09246847 (3 worldwide citation)

A method is executed by a controller in a software defined network to conserve bandwidth over the software defined networking (SDN) network by compressing Internet protocol (IP) headers of data packets traversing the SDN network. The IP headers of the data packets remain compressed as the data packe ...


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Ravi Manghirmalani, Ramesh Subrahmaniam: Methods of redirecting network forwarding elements and related forwarding elements and controllers. TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET L M ERICSSON, September 8, 2015: US09130869 (3 worldwide citation)

A method of connecting a network forwarding element may include transmitting a first connection request from the forwarding element to a first network controller. After transmitting the first connection request, a rejection message may be received from the first network controller at the network for ...


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Wassim Haddad, Heikki Mahkonen, Ravi Manghirmalani, Ramesh Subrahmaniam: System and method for virtualizing a remote device. Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson, April 4, 2017: US09612854 (2 worldwide citation)

A scheme for virtualizing a remote physical device, e.g., customer premises equipment (CPE), at a cloud-based data center connected to a network. In one embodiment, a virtual switch operating at the CPE is operative to monitor device events at the CPE. When a device is connected to a CPE port, a vir ...


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Ravi Manghirmalani, Ramesh Mishra, Ramesh Subrahmaniam: Method and apparatus for providing network applications monitoring. Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson, November 15, 2016: US09497094 (1 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for providing network performance monitoring is disclosed. At least one application is run on a network controller. The at least one application running on the network controller sends a request for performance data information to a performance database manager (PDM). A respon ...


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Ludovic Beliveau, Ravi Manghirmalani, Meral Shirazipour, Catherine Truchan: Methods and network nodes for traffic steering based on per-flow policies. TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ERICSSON, August 9, 2016: US09413667 (1 worldwide citation)

A method for redirecting a traffic flow in a communication network, in which a first or default service path has been configured for the traffic flow to go through is disclosed. The method comprises: receiving a notification message from a network node, the notification message including a traffic c ...


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Ravi Manghirmalani, Ming Xia, Heikki Mahkonen, Meral Shirazipour, Veronica Sanchez Vega: Packet marking for L4-7 advanced counting and monitoring. Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson, Nicholson De Vos Webster & Elliot, September 19, 2017: US09769065 (1 worldwide citation)

Exemplary methods for marking packets include in response to receiving a packet, determining whether the packet has been classified, and in response to determining the packet has not been classified, classifying the packet to determine a class to which the packet belongs, wherein the class identifie ...


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Ramesh Subrahmaniam, Ravi Manghirmalani: Methods of operating forwarding elements including shadow tables and related forwarding elements. Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson, April 22, 2014: US08705536 (1 worldwide citation)

A method may be provided to operate a forwarding element in a forwarding plane of a network including the forwarding plane and a control plane. The method may include receiving a packet through an input/output port of the forwarding element and attempting to match the packet with a flow table of the ...