Resources Contact Us Home
Browse by: INVENTOR PATENT HOLDER PATENT NUMBER DATE
 
 
Method and system for network topology discovery










Image Number 19 for United States Patent #8125927.

Methods and apparatus for topology discovery of a network having heterogeneous network devices are disclosed. A network appliance communicates with the network devices to acquire device descriptors and characterize the network devices accordingly. Topology discovery is based on device characteristics, media-access data, and encoded connectivity patterns, where each connectivity pattern is defined by devices of specific device types and respective media-access data. A topology deduction module of the network appliance synthesizes a network image starting with unconnected devices and progressively incorporating detected connectivity patterns.








 
 
  Recently Added Patents
Optimized flash based cache memory
Extension arm with light for a road construction machine
Vehicle safety seat
Detection apparatus and method, image forming apparatus, and non-transitory computer readable medium
Method for selecting target settings in a medical device
Gas venting system
Stable pharmaceutical composition and methods of using same
  Randomly Featured Patents
Air conditioning system
Automated response to solicited and unsolicited communications and automated collection and management of data extracted therefrom
Earth boring bit
Process for preparing high resolution emissive arrays and corresponding articles
Process for making and isolating (R)-2-hydroxy-4-phenylbutyric acid and esters
MR imaging system with interactive MR geometry prescription control over a network
Bearing pusher
Stirling engine
Patient transport device
Hardware set for growth of high k and capping material films