Method used for hypertext transfer protocol network, and broadband network gateway

  • US 10,225,318 B2
  • Filed: 12/18/2015
  • Issued: 03/05/2019
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/19/2013
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method used for a Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) network, the method comprising:

  • receiving, by a broadband network gateway (BNG), a first HTTP request sent by a user equipment;

    adding, by the BNG, an identifier of the BNG to the first HTTP request, to obtain a second HTTP request, wherein the second HTTP request is used to obtain location information of an image for creating a virtual machine;

    sending, by the BNG, the second HTTP request to an application server;

    receiving, by the BNG, a third HTTP request sent by the application server, wherein the third HTTP request comprises the location information of the image and configuration information of the virtual machine, wherein the location information of the image comprises a uniform resource locator (URL) identifying how to access the image stored in a network server or comprises a directory in which the image is stored in the BNG;

    obtaining, by the BNG, the image according to the location information of the image; and

    creating, by the BNG, the virtual machine in the BNG according to the image and the configuration information, wherein the created virtual machine runs on the BNG.

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