Systems and methods for using end point auditing in connection with traffic management

  • US 8,844,040 B2
  • Filed: 03/23/2009
  • Issued: 09/23/2014
  • Est. Priority Date: 03/20/2009
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method of managing traffic traversing an intermediary based on a result of end point analysis, the method comprising:

  • a) determining, by an authentication virtual server of an intermediary device between at least one client device and at least one server, a result of an end point analysis scan of a client device initiated by the authentication virtual server and processing the result of the end point analysis scan before forwarding, by the authentication virtual server, to a separate and differently configured traffic management virtual server of the intermediary device, the authentication virtual server further configured to perform authentication of a user or the client device;

    b) obtaining, by the traffic management virtual server, the result from the authentication virtual server; and

    c) applying, by the traffic management virtual server, the result in one or more traffic management policies to manage network traffic of a connection of the client device traversing the intermediary.

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