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Automatic hardware failure detection and recovery for distributed max sessions server

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A Max Sessions Server (MSS) automatically detects hardware and communications failures. Upon detection, counters are adjusted accordingly to maintain an accurate count of users or groups of users on a system. A database of unique identifiers for each connection is maintained, where the unique identifier is a concatenation of a Network Access Server (NAS) and the connection's incoming NAS node number. If a user requests permission to log into the system, the MSS first checks the database to determine if the unique identifier is already logged in. If so, then a hardware or communications failure has occurred and the MSS must make the appropriate adjustments to the database and counter.

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CISCO TECHNOLOGY, INC.SAN JOSE, CA10915

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Boyd, Pauline Chen Irvine, CA 5 37
Bui, Sonny Huntington Beach, CA 9 157
Knight, John Banchory, GB 45 458
Patil, Kavita Shekhar Foothill Ranch, CA 9 157
Roden, Thomas Anthony Irvine, CA 11 240
Shively,, II Darrell Myers - 4 6

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