Patent Number: 7,613,179

Title: Technique for tracing source addresses of packets

Abstract: A technique for tracing source addresses of packets is provided. In one particular exemplary embodiment, the technique may be realized by/as a method for tracing source addresses of packets. The method comprises identifying at least part of a source address of a packet and determining whether the at least part of the source address matches at least one source address recorded within a predetermined time period prior to arrival of the packet.

Inventors: Soukup; Martin (Ottawa, CA)

Assignee: Nortel Networks Limited

International Classification: H04L 12/28 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 1/03/02017