Address mapping mechanism enabling multi-domain addressing in communication networks

  • US 6,587,462 B2
  • Filed: 02/16/2001
  • Issued: 07/01/2003
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/16/2001
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A communication system, comprising:

  • a pair of end modules, one of which is an entry end module and the other of which is an exit end module;

    at least one intermediate module coupled between the pair of end modules;

    a first addressing domain for identifying each of the end modules and the intermediate module; and

    a second addressing domain, separate and independent from the first addressing domain, for identifying each of the end modules exclusive of identifying the intermediate module.

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