US 11,658,935 B2
Systems and methods for content server rendezvous in a dual stack protocol network
Joelle T. Maslak, Golden, CO (US)
Assigned to Level 3 Communications, LLC, Broomfield, CO (US)
Filed by Level 3 Communications, LLC, Broomfield, CO (US)
Filed on Oct. 20, 2020, as Appl. No. 17/75,289.
Application 17/075,289 is a continuation of application No. 15/440,393, filed on Feb. 23, 2017, granted, now 10,819,673.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/298,577, filed on Feb. 23, 2016.
Prior Publication US 2021/0036981 A1, Feb. 4, 2021
Int. Cl. G06F 15/16 (2006.01); H04L 61/4511 (2022.01); H04L 69/18 (2022.01); H04L 69/167 (2022.01); H04L 67/1001 (2022.01); H04L 101/69 (2022.01)
CPC H04L 61/4511 (2022.05) [H04L 67/1001 (2022.05); H04L 69/167 (2013.01); H04L 69/18 (2013.01); H04L 2101/69 (2022.05)] 2 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A method of serving content comprising:
generating a manifest file including a first identifier associated with a first resource of a set of associated resources and a second identifier associated with a second resource of the set of associated resources, the first identifier different from the second identifier and the first resource associated with a first content object different from the second resource associated with a second content object;
providing the manifest file in response to a request for the set of associated resources;
receiving a first resolution request for the first resource, the resolution request including the first identifier;
resolving the first resolution request to a first device;
receiving a second resolution request for the second resource, the second resolution request including the second identifier;
resolving the second resolution request to a second device different from the first device;
maintaining a first address record associated with serving the first resource, the first address record associated with the first device;
maintaining a second address record associated with serving the first resource, the second address record associated with a third device capable of serving the first resource; and
in response to the first resolution request, providing each of the first address record and the second address record.