Patent Number: 8,817,783

Title: Information processing apparatus, image processing apparatus, control method, and storage medium

Abstract: An information processing apparatus which make it possible to search from an information processing apparatus, for an IPv6-compatible image processing apparatus which has an IPv6 network address designated by the information processing apparatus. A device management application determines search conditions, and specifies information associated with a designated network. Further, the device management application generates a IPv6 multicast address using the thus specified information, transmits a search message designating the IPv6 multicast address, and receives a response transmitted from an image processing apparatus associated with the IPv6 multicast address.

Inventors: Torii; Minoru (Irvine, CA)

Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

International Classification: H04L 12/28 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/26/12018