Automated remote scanning of a network for managed and unmanaged devices

  • US 20070005738A1
  • Filed: 06/29/2005
  • Published: 01/04/2007
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/29/2005
  • Status: Abandoned Application
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1. A method for scanning a network for managed and unmanaged devices, comprising:

  • detecting if there are devices at the each of a plurality of IP addresses;

    determining, for each of the detected devices, if the device provides administrative access;

    determining, for each of devices that provide administrative access, if the device is managed or unmanaged; and

    retrieving from each unmanaged device information indicative of the device'"'"'s operating system and applications.

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