Patent Number: 7,103,655

Title: System for managing information in nodes provided for network, and nodes

Abstract: A node information management system including a plurality of nodes (1i) connected through a network and an information collecting apparatus (10) connected to the nodes so as to collect predetermined information regarding each node. Each node has: a memory unit (122) which stores the predetermined information formed by the node itself every formation of the information; a transmitting unit (120) which supplies the predetermined information stored in the node information memory unit of the node itself to another node; and a backup memory unit (123) which stores the predetermined information supplied from the node information transmitting unit of such another node. The node information is hardly lost and a load of a collecting process of the node information collecting apparatus is reduced.

Inventors: Mizukami; Takashi (Chiba, JP)

Assignee: Oki Electric Industry Co., Ltd.

International Classification: G06F 15/167 (20060101); G06F 15/16 (20060101); G06F 15/173 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 9/05/02018