Domain name routing

  • US 6,119,171 A
  • Filed: 01/29/1998
  • Issued: 09/12/2000
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/29/1998
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A method for communicating data, comprising the steps of:

  • receiving a data unit, said data unit includes a destination address and a first set of information representing a first domain name, said destination address corresponds to each entity in a set of two or more entities, said domain name corresponds to a first entity in said set of entities;

    translating said first domain name to a first address, said first address corresponds to said first entity and does not correspond to any other entity in said set of entities; and

    sending said data unit to said first entity using said first address.

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