Pre-Grant Publication Number: 20070271363
Filing Date: May 19, 2006
Inventors: Kevin Ross, Jason Grazado
Current U.S. Classification: 709, 709/223000
View Prior Art for Claim 00026
The method of Claim 13, wherein the dynamically scanning is performed by using an Internet Control Message Protocol ping. Annotations(2)
Patent/Application # 20070171842
The prior art reference discloses methods and systems for discovery of network nodes in subnets of the network by means of network scanning agents which discover the network address and add addresses to a scan server.The scan server communicates the network addresses to other scanning agents.
Patent/Application # 20050125518
A method for discovering a network comprising network devices by dividing the network into zones of network devices, and identifying the devices in zones to collect data of devices to form a topology of the network.