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A requesting manager sends a message to its local configuration processor requesting notice of status changes in a general or particular, resource or node. The configuration manager establishes a record in its status monitoring file containing the information from the requesting process' message. The configuration manager receives messages: from remote configuration managers or local resource managers regarding resource status changes; and from its local network interface module regarding node changes. The configuration manager then compares these status change notifications with the records in its status monitoring file. If there is a match, the configuration manager sends a message to the requesting process reporting the status change. The status changes that are reported may be limited by the requesting process by specifying a particular status change, a particular resource, or other option.

Title
Distributed computer system with network and resource status monitoring
Application Number
7/294037
Publication Number
5109486
Application Date
January 6, 1989
Publication Date
April 28, 1992
Inventor
Leslie G Seymour
Barrington
IL, US
Agent
Raymond J Warren
Paul F Wille
Walter W Nielsen
Assignee
Motorola
IL, US
IPC
G06F 11/30
G06F 13/42
G06F 13/00
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