07568018 is referenced by 45 patents and cites 44 patents.

The present inventive subject matter relates to networked computing environments and more specifically to dynamic identification and administration of networked clients. Various embodiments of the present inventive subject matter include systems and methods for defining, on a server, a configuration of interest comprising one or more potential properties of a client, communicating the configurations of interest over a network to one or more clients, dynamically evaluating a client state relative to the configurations of interest, and communicating a representation of the client state in relation to the configuration of interest to the server. Further embodiments include automatically creating and displaying associations of clients based on configurations of interest. Yet further embodiments include clients requesting and receiving updates to the configurations of interest. Still further embodiments include actions associated with configurations of interest. Such actions, in various embodiments, include performing administrative actions on various networked clients.

Title
Dynamic identification and administration of networked clients
Application Number
10/805173
Publication Number
7568018 (B1)
Application Date
March 19, 2004
Publication Date
July 28, 2009
Inventor
David A Pickett
Bloomington
MN, US
Emily J D Harris
Minneapolis
MN, US
James B Hove
St. Paul
MN, US
Agent
Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner P A
Assignee
New Boundary Technologies
MN, US
IPC
G06F 17/00
G06F 12/00
G06F 7/00
G06F 3/00
G06F 9/445
G06F 9/24
G06F 9/00
G06F 17/30
G06F 9/44
G06F 1/24
G06F 15/173
G06F 15/16
G06F 15/177
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