SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR CONFIGURING POLICY BANK INVOCATIONS

  • US 20100095018A1
  • Filed: 10/09/2009
  • Published: 04/15/2010
  • Est. Priority Date: 03/12/2007
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method for configuring flow control among policy groups used in a network device processing a packet stream, the method comprising:

  • (a) providing a configuration interface identifying a plurality of policy groups for configuring a network device, each policy group of the plurality of policy groups comprising one or more policies to be processed consecutively;

    (b) identifying, by the configuration interface, a policy of a first policy group of the plurality of policy groups, the policy specifying a rule comprising an expression; and

    (c) receiving, via the configuration interface, information identifying a second policy group of the plurality of policy groups to be processed based on an evaluation of the expression of the rule of the policy in the first policy group.

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