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CLOUD EXTENSIONS USER INTERFACE INJECTION

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000243479D
Publication Date: 2015-Sep-24
Document File: 6 page(s) / 209K

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Greg Regan: AUTHOR [+2]

Abstract

A method is provided for a user interface injection mechanism that allows a user interface to be added/updated on an on-premises server using a cloud platform to upgrade the user interface. This allows for customer flexibility, so that the updated user interface can be pushed without cumbersome manual administration steps.

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CLOUD EXTENSIONS USER INTERFACE INJECTION

AUTHORS:

 Greg Regan Nathan Phillips

CISCO SYSTEMS, INC.

ABSTRACT

    A method is provided for a user interface injection mechanism that allows a user interface to be added/updated on an on-premises server using a cloud platform to upgrade the user interface. This allows for customer flexibility, so that the updated user interface can be pushed without cumbersome manual administration steps.

DETAILED DESCRIPTION

    FIG. 1 below illustrates a collaboration system that includes a cloud-based collaboration platform that connects to an enterprise on-premises (on-prem) collaboration platform. The on-prem platform connects to the cloud-based collaboration platform to join a customer's cloud and on-prem collaboration solutions. When a customer "fuses" its on-prem collaboration platform to the cloud-based collaboration platform, software that the customer is entitled to will be automatically downloaded to the on-prem collaboration platform an administrative user interface (UI) is presented so that an administrator can configure various related parameters for installation/upgrades.

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FIG. 1

Examples of such configurations are shown in FIG. 2 below.

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FIG. 2

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FIG. 3 below illustrates the operational sequence.

FIG. 3

The operational sequence is as follows.

1. Exchange timeline files (.tlp files) are created with the UI. An example of the breakdown of these fi...