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Filter and Routing Table Method for IP Forwarding

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000014454D
Original Publication Date: 2000-Jun-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Jun-19

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

Longest matching prefix search method An example of the longest matching prefix search method is shown in Figure 1. The example involves the following four prefixes that are searched for (in IP address notation) and corresponding search results (denoted as next hop pointers): prefix next hop pointer 4.22.17/24 1