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Lecture Notes in Computer Science
The administration of heterogeneous networks with many devices is a tedious and time-consuming task. Today's approaches only provide static configuration files and make the addition and removal of devices a manual chore. In this paper we present a framework for the integration of legacy devices based on Jini, Sun Microsystem's new technology for federating network devices and services. We introduce extended proxy objects called nannies that take care of non-Jini-enabled devices and handle thedoi:10.1007/3-540-48100-1_20 fatcat:nc24skrqgvc5nntnut7hu2i6tu