US Patent No. 10,694,500

COMMUNICATION CHANNELS BETWEEN ACCESS POINTS AND NETWORK ZONES


Patent No. 10,694,500
Issue Date June 23, 2020
Title Communication Channels Between Access Points And Network Zones
Inventorship Srinivas Rao Killadi, Bangalore (IN)
Indu Shree Akasapu, Bangalore (IN)
Assignee Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development LP, Houston, TX (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,694,500

7. A method comprising:establishing, by an access point, a first communication channel between a network access point and a first network zone controller using a first Ethernet port of the network access point; and
while the first communication channel exists, establishing, by the access point, a second communication channel, wherein the second communication channel is formed between the network access point and a second network zone controller using a second Ethernet port of the access point,
generating further communication channels between the access point and further network zones, wherein the Ethernet port selected for a communication channel to a network zone is selected according to an identifier of the network zone, where the identifier is a number and communication channels of odd numbered network zones are formed between the access point and the network zone using one of the first and second Ethernet port and communication channels of even numbered network zones are formed between the access point and the network zone using the other of the first and second Ethernet port.