WO2008007735A1 - Information search system - Google Patents

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WO2008007735A1
WO2008007735A1 PCT/JP2007/063900 JP2007063900W WO2008007735A1 WO 2008007735 A1 WO2008007735 A1 WO 2008007735A1 JP 2007063900 W JP2007063900 W JP 2007063900W WO 2008007735 A1 WO2008007735 A1 WO 2008007735A1
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Fumitoshi Ukai
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Abstract

A client PC transmits a path formed by a profile name and a user identifier and outputs a search request to a data access device. The data access device searches a profile specification information management device and the like by using the profile name and acquires the profile specification information. Next, the data access device searches the data access device and an external file information management device by using the path and the profile specification information so as to finally acquire the profile information. The data access device transmits the acquired profile information to the client PC.

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Information retrieval system

Technical field

[0001] The present invention relates to an information retrieval system and method for searching information.

BACKGROUND

[0002] For example, Patent Document 1, 2, discloses a system for use in retrieving data.

However, the data to be searched is stored in a single device is not necessarily be managed, stored is distributed to a plurality of devices, sometimes force S is managed.

For example, Non-Patent Document 1, Patent Document be disclosed system to handle data that is distributed to a plurality of devices 1: JP 2005- 115514 JP

Patent Document 2: JP 2005- 122246 JP

Non-patent Document 1: 3GPP TS22.240 v6.5.0: Service requirement for the 3GPP generic us er profile (GUP)

Disclosure of the Invention

Problems that the Invention is to you'll solve

[0003] The present invention was made from the above background, the data, distributed and stored in a plurality of devices, the data that is being managed is distributed, so that it can be searched efficiently and to provide an improved information retrieval system and method.

Means for Solving the Problems

[0004] For the above object, the force to the invention, mow retrieval system includes one or more first node (client PC), one or more second node and (data access device) the stored in the second node on 1 Tsu than (data access device), a search system for searching a target information to be an object of search (flop opening file information), the one or more first node (client PC), respectively, wherein for one or more second nodes (data access device), object information (favorable profile I that is stored in the one or more second nodes (data access device) specify the Le information) specification information identifier for identifying the specification information indicating the storage position (profile specification information) (profile name), the requesting search for the objective information (profile information), the one or more first 2 of the node (de The data access device), respectively, and the first specification information storage means for Installing corresponding store and the said specification information identifier (profile name) specification information (profile specification information), the object information (profile information) it specifications and purpose information storing means for storing in a storage position, in response to a search request from the first node (client PC), which is the specification indicated by the, respectively, the specification information (profile specification information) a first retrieving means for retrieving the specifications information identified by the information identifier (profile name) (profiles specification information), from the resulting specification information (profile specification information) storage position indicated by the search, the searching the stored object information (profile information), reads out the searched object information (profile information), the first node (cluster And a data transmission means for transmitting to the Ant PC).

[0005] Preferably, the specification information identifier (profile name) and the specification information and the second specification information storage means for storing (profile specification information) and the association with the one or more second nodes in response to a request retrieval from (data access device), a and a second search unit that returns search specification information identified (profile specification information) by the specified specification information identifier (profile name) a search system further comprises third node (profile specification management unit), in the one or more second nodes (data access device) their respective said first search means is the designated specification information identified by the specification information identifier (profiles name) (profile specification information), the other than when it is stored in the first specification information storage means, said third node Against (profile specification management unit), and requests a search of the designated specification information (profile specification information), the data transmission means, in response to a request of the search, the third node (Purofuai Honoré from the second node storage position indicating specification information returned from the specification management unit) (profile specification information) (data access device), it reads out the stored object information (Purofuainore information), the first to send to the node (client PC).

[0006] Suitably, includes the object information identifier (profile name, user identifier) ​​stored position information (data sources, data access device information) indicating the storage location of the target information that is associated with the (profile information) and , the storage position information (data sources, Detaku Seth device information) from a portion (the user identifier) ​​of the object information identifier, a function (key filter) to generate the value of any range, and the generated values wherein and a correspondence table (key hash table) for associating the value identifying a second node (Deta access device), the specification information obtained as a result of search by the second search means (profile specification information) storage location information included in is indicated by the function and the correspondence table.

[0007] Preferably, the portion of the object information identifier (user identifier) ​​is assigned to the function (key filter), in the correspondence table, the attached corresponding to the imputed results generated value a value identifying the second node (data access device) (the data access device ID) is acquired, the acquired value identifying (data access device ID) in association et al is the second node (data access device) It is shown as.

[0008] Preferably, the object information identifier (profile name, a user identifier) ​​and the object information

A retrieval system further comprising a fourth node storing (profile information) and in association with each other (external profile information management device), in each of the one or more second nodes (Detaku Seth device), the data transmission means, in response to a request of the search, the second node (data access device) or the third node storage included in the (profile specification management unit) specifications returned from the information (profile specification information) storage position on the position information thus shown, the fourth to indicate node (external profile information management device device) from the indicated fourth node (external profile information management device), it said stored reads object information (profile information), transmitted to the first node (client PC), said second node (data access instrumentation Location) or the third node (storage location indicated by the profile specification management unit) specification information (profile specification information) storage position information that is part of the returned from the said second node (data access equipment) and the fourth to indicate node (external profile information management device) from the indicated second node (data access device) and the fourth node (external profile information management device), said stored reads object information (profile information) was, transmitting to the first node (client PC).

[0009] Preferably, each of the one or more first node (client PC) is, by specifying the object information (profile information) stored as the specification information identifier (profile name), the designation when requesting storage of purpose information (profile information), in the second node (data access device), the data transmission unit, the designated purpose information (profile information), the search stored in every node indicated by the storage location indicated by the storage location information included in the resulting specification information (profile specification information), each of said one or more first node (client PC) is the specifying specification information identifier a (profile name), when requesting the deletion of the object information (profile information), the second node in the (data access device) , The data transmission unit, a pre-SL read object information (profile information), the search results obtained specification information (profile specification information) to all of the storage locations shown indicated by the storage location information included to remove from the node.

[0010] Preferably, the specification information (profile specification information) is further seen including execution service information, at the second node (data access device), the data transmission unit, the contents of the execution service information based on, reading of the retrieved object information (profile information), the request for service executed before and after the storage and deletion of the read object information (profile information).

[0011] Preferably, the third node (profile specification management unit) the specification information identifier (profile name) with each specify identifies the specification information stored (profile specification information), the specification information ( requesting a search by the third search means for the profile specification information), respectively, a search system further comprises one or more fifth node (management PC), the third node (profile specification management device) has means that sends the third search means thus obtained specification information (profile specification information) to the fifth node (management PC), the fifth node (management PC), the transmission in version information and means for reading (Purofuai Honoré specification information), the table included in the read specification information (profile specification information) to (key hash table), the second node Means for adding a value associated with it value that identifies a data access device), to said table included in the read specification information (profile specification information) (key hash table), the second node value that identifies a (data access device) and the means for deleting a value associated with it, the table included in the read specification information (profile specification information) to (key Hatsushi Interview table) and means for changing the combination of the values ​​to be attached and its corresponding value identifying the second node (data access device), further, the addition, deletion, and changed the table (key hash table) and means for transmitting to said third node, the third node (profile specification management unit) has means for storing the table.

Further, the force in the present invention, mow the search method, the one or more first node (client PC), one or more second node (data access device), the third node (profile specification management instrumentation in a system including a location), said first node (client PC) respectively force the one or more second nodes (data access device) to be stored, the object information identifier (favorable profile I le name, user identifier) object information identified the (profile information), the second node is retrieved (data access device), the purpose information (profile information) to search the second node (data access device), respectively force S, stored in the second node (data access device) or the third node (profile specification management unit), the specification information identifier (profile name) A search method for searching for specification information identified (profile specification information) Te, the specification information (profile specification information), the object information identifier (profile name, a user identifier) ​​the object information associated with the ( profile information) stored position information (data source indicating the storage location of, and a Detaku Seth device information), the object information (profile information) is associated with the specification information (profile specification information), the storage position information (data sources, Deta access device information) respectively stored in the node indicated by the storage position information (data source, the data access device information), from said portion of the object information identifier (user identifier), any a function that generates a value in the range (key filter), the said generated values ​​second node (data access instrumentation ) And a correspondence table for associating the value identifying (key hash table), the search method using the first node (client PC) before SL specification information identifier specified by (profile name) , the second node (data access equipment) includes a first search step of searching said specification information associated with the designated specification information identifier (profile name) (profile specification information), the search on the basis of the specification information (profile specification information), the the second node (data access device), from the node indicated by the storage location information, the second search step of searching the object information (profile information) including the door.

Further, the force in the present invention, Cal search program, one or more first node (client PC), one or more second nodes, each including a computer (data access device), one or more of the in a system including the third node and (profile specification information management device), before Symbol second node (data access device) each force S, the first node from the (client PC), respectively, said one or more second stored in a node (data access device), an object information identifier (profile name, user identifier) ​​is required to search the object information identified (profile information) by the search of the target information (profile information) It requested the second node (data access device) each force S, the second node (data access device) or the third node ( Stored in the profile specification management unit), based on searching for specification information identified (profile specification information) by specification information identifier (profile name), retrieved the specification information (profile specification information), the one from the above second node (data access device), a search program for searching interest information identifier (profile name, Interview monodentate identifier) ​​the object information identified by the (profile information), the specification information (profile specification information), the includes object information identifier (profile name, the storage location information (data source indicating the storage location of the object information associated with the user identifier) ​​(profile information), data access device information) and, the object information (profile information), the association to the specification information (profile specification information) Is, the storage position information (data sources, data access device information) are respectively stored in the node indicated by the storage position information (data sources, data access device information), part of the object information identifier (user identifier) from a function (key filter) to generate the value of any range, and the said generated values ​​second node correspondence table for associating the value identifying (Detakuse scan apparatus) (key hash table) wherein, the specification information identifier (profile name) is specified, the second node (data access device), the designated specification information identifier the associated with the (profile name) specification information (profile specification information) a first search step of searching for, based on the retrieved specification information (profile specification information), the second node (data access Device), from the node indicated by the storage location information, and a second search step of searching the object information (profile information), is executed in the computer of the second node (data access device).

Effect of the invention

[0014] force to the present invention, according to mow the information retrieval system and method, the data, and stores distributed across multiple equipment, manages, thus stored and managed data efficiently search I leave with you Rukoto force S.

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE DRAWINGS

[0015] force [1] The present invention is a diagram simply showing an example configuration of a network system 1 mowing information retrieval method is applied.

Client PC2 shown in FIG. 2 FIG. 1, the data access apparatus 3, the management PC 4, the profile specification information managing device 12, the external profile information management device 14, illustrating the hardware configuration of the policy server 16 and the service execution unit 18 of FIG. it is.

The [3] Figure 1 data access apparatus 3 shown in, is a view in response to a request from the client PC2, illustrate the profile information to be read from the data access apparatus 3 and the external profile information management device 14 shown in FIG. 1 .

[Figure 4] is stored in the data access apparatus 3 and the profile specification information management apparatus 12 shown in FIG. 1 is a diagram illustrating the profile specification information managed.

[5] stored in the data access apparatus 3 shown in FIG. 1 is a diagram illustrating a profile information managed.

6 is a diagram showing a configuration of a profile information operation program 30 executing on data access apparatus 3 shown in FIG.

7 is a diagram showing a configuration of a profile information searching unit 320 shown in FIG.

8 is a diagram showing the processing of the data access device specifying unit 326 shown in FIG.

Is a diagram showing a configuration of FIG. 9 profile information storing section 36 shown in FIG.

Is a diagram showing the configuration of the profile information removal section 38 shown in FIG. 10 FIG.

11 is a diagram showing a structure of a profile specification information confirmation program 40 executed on the data access apparatus 3 shown in FIG.

Is a diagram showing a configuration of a [12] Profile specification information operation program 42 operating on the profile specification information management apparatus 12 shown in FIG.

Garden 13 is a diagram showing the construction of a profile information search program 44 operating on the external profile information management device 14 shown in FIG.

Is a diagram showing a configuration of a [14] profile specification information operation program 46 which operates on the management PC4 shown in FIG.

[FIG 15A] A first communication sequence diagram illustrating the overall operation (S10) of the network system 1 shown in FIG. 1, to the data access apparatus 3 from the client PC2, the profile information search request is a flowchart showing processing executed when the profile information operation program 30 is started.

[Figure 15B] A first communication sequence diagram illustrating the overall operation (S10) of the network system 1 shown in FIG. 1, to the data access apparatus 3 from the client PC2, the profile information search request is a flowchart showing processing executed when the profile information operation program 30 is started.

[Figure 15C] A first communication sequence diagram illustrating the overall operation (S10) of the network system 1 shown in FIG. 1, to the data access apparatus 3 from the client PC2, the profile information search request is a flowchart showing processing executed when the profile information operation program 30 is started.

[FIG 15D] A first communication sequence diagram illustrating the overall operation of the network system 1 (S 10) shown in FIG. 1, to the data access apparatus 3 from the client PC2, profile information search request is indicates the processing when the profile information operation program 30 is started.

[FIG 15E] A first communication sequence diagram illustrating the overall operation (S10) of the network system 1 shown in FIG. 1, to the data access apparatus 3 from the client PC2, the profile information search request is a flowchart showing processing executed when the profile information operation program 30 is started.

Data access apparatus 3 shown in Garden 16] FIG 15A is, when searching the profile specification information for the profile specification information managing device 12 is a sequence diagram illustrating the operations performed at the same time. The [17] Data access apparatus 3 shown in FIG. 15A, the profile specification information cache DB302 data access device 3, or from Purofuai Honoré specification information DB430 profile specification information management unit 12, a profile specification information (FIG. 4) a sheet one cans diagram illustrating the search process.

A storage position of the garden 18 profile information, a diagram illustrating the correspondence between the types of profile information.

Receiving a request from the client PC2 shown in FIG. 19 FIG. 15A, the data access apparatus 3, when searching the profile information to another data access apparatus 3, a sequence diagram illustrating an operation to be performed at the same time is there.

The [20] Data access apparatus 3 shown in FIG. 15A, with respect to another data access apparatus 3 is a sequence diagram illustrating a process to search for profile information.

[21] Upon receiving the request from the client PC2 shown in FIG. 15B, the data access apparatus 3, the outer section profile information management device 14, when searching the profile information, a sequence diagram illustrating the operations performed at the same time it is.

The [22] Data access unit 3 shown in FIG. 15B, for the external profile information management device 14 is a sequence diagram illustrating a process to search for profile information.

A FIG 23A] second communication sequence diagram illustrating the overall operation (S20) of the network system 1 shown in FIG. 1, to the data access apparatus 3 from the client PC2, the profile information storage request is a flowchart showing processing executed when the profile information operation program 30 is started.

A FIG 23B] second communication sequence diagram illustrating the overall operation (S20) of the network system 1 shown in FIG. 1, to the data access apparatus 3 from the client PC2, the profile information storage request is a flowchart showing processing executed when the profile information operation program 30 is started.

A FIG 23C] second communication sequence diagram illustrating the overall operation (S20) of the network system 1 shown in FIG. 1, to the data access apparatus 3 from the client PC2, the profile information storage request is a flowchart showing processing executed when the profile information operation program 30 is started. A FIG 23D] second communication sequence diagram illustrating the overall operation (S20) of the network system 1 shown in FIG. 1, to the data access apparatus 3 from the client PC2, the profile information storage request is a flowchart showing processing executed when the profile information operation program 30 is started.

A FIG 23E] second communication sequence diagram illustrating the overall operation (S20) of the network system 1 shown in FIG. 1, to the data access apparatus 3 from the client PC2, the profile information storage request is a flowchart showing processing executed when the profile information operation program 30 is started.

A FIG 24A] third communication sequence diagram illustrating the overall operation (S30) of the network system 1 shown in FIG. 1, to the data access apparatus 3 from the client PC2, the profile information deletion request is a flowchart showing processing executed when the profile information operation program 30 is started.

A FIG 24B] third communication sequence diagram illustrating the overall operation (S30) of the network system 1 shown in FIG. 1, to the data access apparatus 3 from the client PC2, the profile information deletion request is a flowchart showing processing executed when the profile information operation program 30 is started.

A FIG 24C] third communication sequence diagram illustrating the overall operation (S30) of the network system 1 shown in FIG. 1, to the data access apparatus 3 from the client PC2, the profile information deletion request is a flowchart showing processing executed when the profile information operation program 30 is started.

A FIG 24D] third communication sequence diagram illustrating the overall operation (S30) of the network system 1 shown in FIG. 1, to the data access apparatus 3 from the client PC2, the profile information deletion request is a flowchart showing processing executed when the profile information operation program 30 is started.

A FIG 24E] third communication sequence diagram illustrating the overall operation (S30) of the network system 1 shown in FIG. 1, to the data access apparatus 3 from the client PC2, the profile information deletion request is a flowchart showing processing executed when the profile information operation program 30 is started. DESCRIPTION OF SYMBOLS

1 network

12 profile specification information management device

14 external profile information management device

16 policy server

18 service execution device

2 client PC

20 body

200 CPU

202 memory

22 input and output devices

24 communication device

26 storage device

28 storage medium

3 data access device

30 profile information operation program

300 communication processing unit

302 profile specification information cache DB

304 profile information cache DB

306 profile information DB

32 profile information retrieval unit

320 UI part

322 request interpretation unit

324 profile specification information retrieval unit

326 data access device specifying unit

328 key filter value calculating unit

330 data access device ID acquisition unit

332 data access device ID determination unit 334 access controller

336 service execution control unit

338 Purofanoru information retrieval unit

340 node identification unit

342 Detaso 'Ichisu reading unit

344 Purofanoru information retrieval unit

346 Purofanoru information storage unit

36 Purofano f le information storage unit

360 Prerequisites confirmation unit

362 Purofanoru information storage unit

38 Purofano f le information deletion unit

380 Prerequisites confirmation unit

382 Purofanoru information deletion unit

4 Management PC

40 Purofano f Le specification information confirming programming

400 Purofanoru specification information confirming unit

42 Purofano f Le specification information operation programming

420 request interpretation unit

422 Purofanoru specification information retrieval unit

424 Purofanoru specification information storage unit

426 Purofanoru specification information update unit

428 Purofanoru specification information deletion unit

430 Purofanoru specification information DB

44 Purofano f le information search program

440 Purofanoru information retrieval unit

46 Purofano f le specification information operation programming DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE EMBODIMENTS, an embodiment of the present invention. [0018] [Network System 1]

Figure 1 is a force in the present invention, is a diagram illustrating a configuration of a network system 1 mowing information retrieval method is applied.

As shown in FIG. 1, the network system 1 includes a client computer (client PC) 2;! ~ 2- n (A n is simply an integer of 1 or more, all n not always indicate the same number) , the data access apparatus 3 - ;! ~ 3- n, the management client computer (management PC) 4 - 1~4- n, profile specification information managing device 12 - ;! ~ 12- n (where 1 is favorable profile I Le specification exemplifies a case information managing apparatus 12 is one), the external profile information management device 14. 1 to 14 n, the policy server 16-;! ~ 16 n and the service execution unit 18-;! ~ 18- n is, LAN , via the network 10 such as a WAN or the Internet, and are communicably connected information with each other.

[0019] Hereinafter, potentially multiple clients PC2-;! Any force, such as ~ 2-n, but when indicated without being identified, sometimes simply abbreviated to as client PC2.

Further, hereinafter, a device such as client PC2 that can be the subject of information processing and communication in the network system 1, it may be collectively referred to as nodes.

Also, among the devices constituting the network system 1 shown in FIG. 1, any two or more, as appropriate, may be integrally formed.

Further, in the following respective drawings, it is essentially the same components and processes are given the same numbers.

[0020] The data access unit 3 shown in FIG. 1 executes the profiles information operation program 30 which will be described later with reference to FIGS. 6-11.

Further, the profile specification information management unit 12 performs Purofuainore specification information operation program 40 which will be described later with reference to FIG. 12.

The external profile information management device 14 executes Purofuainore information search program 42 which will be described later with reference to FIG. 13.

The management PC4 executes the profile specification information operation program 44 which will be described later with reference to FIG. 14.

[0021] With this configuration, the network system 1, the data access apparatus 3-;! ~ 3 n and external profile information management device 14 - in ;! ~ 14- n, and distributed and stored profile information, to manage.

The network system 1 includes a data access apparatus 3;! A ~ 3-n and Purofuai Honoré specification information managing device 12, and distributed and stored information about the profile information (profile specification information), it managed.

By thus storing information 'management, network system 1, the flop port file specification information that is distributed efficiently searching, based on the retrieved profile specification information, a distributed profile information efficiently Locate and transmitted to the user.

[0022] [Nono one Douea]

2, the client PC2 shown in FIG. 1, the data access apparatus 3, the management PC 4, Purofuai Honoré specification information managing device 12, the external profile information management device 14, the hardware configuration of the policy server 16 and service execution unit 18 it is a diagram illustrating.

As shown in FIG. 2, these nodes, CPU 200 and the main body 20 including a memory 202, a display device, input device 22 including a keyboard and a mouse, via the network system 1, communication with other nodes communication device 24, CD unit that performs, such as FD device and HDD device, and a storage unit 26 for writing and reading of information to the storage medium 28.

That is, each node in the network system 1, the communication with the information processing and other nodes have the components of a possible computer! /, Ru.

[0023] [information to be handled in the network system 1]

Hereinafter, describing the information handled by the network system 1.

3, the data access apparatus 3 shown in FIG. 1, in response to a request from the client PC2, the data access apparatus 3 and the external profile least profile information to be read from one of the information management device 14 shown in FIG. 1 it is a diagram illustrating.

In [0024] the network system 1, the profile information may be identified by the path, be searched.

As shown in FIG. 3, the profile information includes a path, and one or more attributes.

[0025] As shown in FIG. 3, the path comprises a combination of profile name and user ID (flop port file name and user ID Nitsu! /, Te will be described later).

Note that the path, in addition to these information, the attribute name included in the profile information can include elements other than flop port file name and user ID.

[0026] profile name describes the name of the profile information.

The user ID describes a value that identifies the user.

Attributes are data constituting the profile information, profile information consists of one or multiple attributes.

Each of the attributes in the profile information is identified by attribute name, one lifting the attribute value as the value.

[0027] Incidentally, in FIG. 3, the information indicating the preference a person with the profile information force "movie", if the other contains the attributes indicating, for example, additional information "other" is exemplified! /, Ru.

In addition, attributes, respectively, "name" of a person, "age", if it contains the attribute names and values, such as "sex" is illustrated! /, Ru.

[0028] profile specification information is a meta-data of profile information.

Figure 4 is stored in the data access apparatus 3 and the profile specification information managing device 1 2 shown in FIG. 1 is a diagram illustrating the profile specification information managed.

[0029] As shown in FIG. 4, the profile specification information includes the profile name, schema information, data sources, data access device information and execution service information.

Furthermore, the data access device information includes a key filter and key hash table.

[0030] profile name, contains the name of the associated profile information, is used to identify the Purofuainore specification information.

Schema information describes the data structure of profile information.

Data sources, stored profile information to any node! /, Describing the Luke.

[0031] Data access device information indicates the profile information is stored in which data access device.

Executing service information indicates a service to be executed in accordance with the operating profile information

[0032] Key filter (herein, a user ID) given message from the function (specifically used to generate pseudo-random numbers of a fixed length, a hash function such as MD5 or SHAl ) that describes the.

Incidentally, the pseudo-random number having a fixed length which is generated by the key filter, that key filter value.

[0033] key hash table describes the key filter value, a table associating the data to be retrieved (value identifying the Detakuse scan device 3 shown in FIG. 1).

Hereinafter, the "value that identifies the data access apparatus 3", which describe a "data access device ID".

[0034] FIG. 5 is stored in the data access apparatus 3 shown in FIG. 1 is a diagram illustrating a profile information managed.

Profile name, a user ID, a key filter value and profile information is the same as that described above.

Flag, the key hash table, when it is no longer attached corresponds to a data access device ID force key filter value, whether the profile information stored in Detaku Seth device 3 associated with the data access device ID It is shown.

[0035] Thus, among the paths, the profile name is used for the data access apparatus 3 retrieves the profile specification information.

Further, the retrieved profile specification information and the path is used to retrieve the data access apparatus 3 Gapu port file information.

Incidentally, the path, in addition to search the entire profile information, be used to search a portion of the profile information force, not Mawa.

[0036] [Description of each node]

Below, an explanation will be given of the nodes of the network system 1.

[Data access device 3]

Data access apparatus 3 shown in FIG. 1 executes the profile information operation program 30 which will be described later with reference to FIGS. 6-11, performs the following processes (1) to (3).

[0037] (1) Purofuainore information search process:

User force S which operates the client PC2 shown in FIG. 1, a known path by specifying to the user, profile information (FIGS. 3, 5) and instructs search, the client PC2, accept this specification and instructions , and it transmits the data access device 3.

Data access apparatus 3 which searching is instructed to search for profile information. Data access apparatus 3, the retrieved profile information, requests a search client

To send to the PC2.

[0038] (2) the profile information storing process:

As in above-mentioned (1) profile information retrieval process, the user specifies the profile information to be pass and store, and instructs to store the profile information, client PC2 shown in FIG. 1, the designation and instruction acceptance, and it transmits the data access device 3.

Data access apparatus 3 which is instructed to store stores profile information.

[0039] (3) Purofuainore information deletion process:

As in above-mentioned (1) profile information retrieval process, the user specifies a path, and instructs deletion of the profile information, client PC2 shown in FIG. 1, accepts the specified and instructions, data access device to send to the 3.

The user can specify the profile information to be path and removed. Data access apparatus 3 which is instructed to delete deletes the profile information.

[0040] In addition, the data access apparatus 3 executes the profile specification information confirmation program 40 which will be described later with reference to FIG. 12, it performs the following processes (4).

(4) profile specification information confirmation process:

If the profile specification information updating section 426 (FIG. 13), updating the profile specification information (FIG. 4), the data access apparatus 3 reads the updated profile specification information, key hash included in the flop port file specification information Table to examine whether or not there has been a change.

[0041] In addition, the data access apparatus 3, in cooperation with the profile specification information management device 12 (FIG. 1), performs the following processing (5).

[0042] (5) profile specification information retrieval process:

Profile specification information retrieval unit 324 (FIG. 7) 1S, from the profile specification information cache DB 30 2, if it can not find the desired profile specification information (FIG. 4), the data access apparatus 3, to profile specification information managing device 12 , to request a search of Purofuainore specification information that could not be searched.

Profile specification information managing device 12 searches for the requested searches the profile specification information.

[0043] In addition, the data access apparatus 3, in cooperation with the external profile information management device 14 (FIG. 1), performs the following processing (6).

(6) profile information search process:

Search profile information by the data access apparatus 3 (referring to FIG. 7 described later, pro file search processing in the information retrieval unit 338) is carried out the force S, the profile information Kiya' Gerhard DB304 and profile information DB 306 (FIG. 7) , the desired profile information (FIGS. 3, 5) search can such force is not stored if, at the data access apparatus 3, the external-flop opening the file information managing device 14, the search can forces were profile information to request a search.

Search external profile information management device 14 which is requested searches the profile information.

[0044] [profile information operation program 30]

Figure 6 is a diagram showing a configuration of a profile information operation program 30 executing on data access apparatus 3 shown in FIG.

As shown in FIG. 6, the profile information manipulation program 30, communication processing unit 300, profiles specification information cache DB 302, profile information cache DB 304, Purofuai Honoré information DB 306, the profile information searching section 32, the profile information storage unit 36 ​​and the profile an information deleting unit 38.

Profile information manipulation program 30, for example, the storage medium 28 is supplied to the data access apparatus 3 through the (2), is loaded into the memory 202, the data access apparatus 3 (not shown) OS which is installed above in the hardware of the data access apparatus 3 for specifically interest it is performed (the same applies to each of the following program).

[0045] [Communication processing unit 300]

The communication processing unit 300 performs processing necessary to communicate with other nodes.

[0046] Profile specification information cache DB 302] Profile Specification information cache DB 302 stores profile specification information (FIG. 4) as Kiyasshi Yudeta.

The details of the cache processing will be described later with reference to FIGS. 16 and 17.

[0047] [profile information cache DB304]

Profile information cache DB304 stores profile information (FIGS. 3 and 5) as a cache data.

The details of the cache processing will be described later with reference to FIGS. 19 to 22.

[0048] [profile information DB306]

Profile information DB306 is the data access unit 3 stores the profile information

[0049] [profile information search unit 32]

Figure 7 is a diagram showing a configuration of a profile information retrieval unit 32 shown in FIG. As shown in FIG. 7, the profile information retrieval unit 32, a user interface (UI) unit 3 20, the request interpreting part 322, the profile specification information retrieval unit 324, the data access apparatus especially tough 326, the access control unit 334, the service execution control unit 336, the profile information searching unit 338, and a node identifying unit 340.

Furthermore, the data access device specifying unit 326 is composed of a key filter value calculation section 328, Detakuse scan device ID acquiring unit 330 and the data access device ID determination unit 332. Further, the node identifying unit 340, the data source reading unit 342, Purofuainore information retrieval unit 34 4, and a profile information storage unit 346.

[0050] Profile information retrieval unit 32, these components, a communication processing unit 300, favorable profile le specification information cache DB 302, profile information cache DB 304, in cooperation with the profile information DB306 and node specifying unit 340, the above-described (1) performing a profile information search process.

Similarly, the profile information searching unit 32 such as a cooperating profile information storing section 36 (described later with refer to FIG. 9), performs the above-described (2) Profile information storing process.

Similarly, the profile information searching unit 32, the profile information deletion unit 38 (described later with reference to FIG. 10) in cooperation with like, performs (3) profile information deleting process. [0051] [UI section 320]

UI 320, the user of the data access unit 3 provides a user interface to assist the operation.

Similarly, UI unit 320, via the network 10, to other nodes of the user, such as a client PC2, the user for assisting the operation of the data access apparatus 3 (profile information operation program 30) It provides an interface.

Additionally, UI unit 320 accepts an operation made to the user interface, the data indicating the operation accepted, and outputs the request interpreting part 322.

[0052] [request interpretation unit 3 22]

Request interpreting unit 322 interprets the user's operation (such as the kind of instruction 'path) and the profile information input from the UI unit 320.

Command transmitted from the client PC2 is, (1) if a profile information search process request interpreting unit 322 interprets the path, the profile specification information retrieval unit 324, Kagifu filter value calculating unit 328, the data access device ID determination unit 332, and outputs the profile information searching unit 3 38, and profile information searching unit 344.

[0053] Further, (2) is a profile information storage processing, request interpretation unit 322 interprets the path, with respect to the profile specification information retrieval unit 324, the key filter value calculating unit 328 and Deta access device ID determination unit 332 to output Te.

Furthermore, the request interpretation unit 322 interprets the path, and outputs the profile information storage unit 362 (described later with reference to FIG. 9).

Furthermore, the request interpretation unit 322 interprets the profile information, and outputs it to precondition checking section 36 0 (described later with reference to FIG. 9) and the profile information storage unit 362.

[0054] Also, (3) if a profile information deletion process, request interpreting part 322, the Roh scan of interpreting, the profile specification information retrieval unit 324, the key filter value calculation section 328 and data access shown in FIG. 7 and outputs to the device ID determination unit 332.

Furthermore, the request interpretation unit 322 interprets the path, and outputs the profile information deleting unit 380 (described later with reference to FIG. 10).

Furthermore, the request interpreting part 322, if there is the interpreted profile information, the favorable profile I le information, and outputs it to precondition confirmation unit 360 (described later with reference to FIG. 10) and profile information delete unit 380.

[0055] [profile specification information retrieval unit 324]

As shown in FIG. 4, the profile name, to profile specification information (FIG. 4), respectively, it is uniquely defined.

Thus, the profile specification information can be retrieved by using the profile name included in the path that is output from the request interpreting part 322.

[0056] profile specification information retrieval unit 324, using the favorable profile I le name to be input from the request interpretation unit 322, from such profile specification information cache DB302, to search the profile specification information.

(1) In the profile information searching process, the profile specification information retrieval unit 324, a profile specification information search, key filter value calculating unit 328, the data access device ID acquisition unit 330, the service execution control unit 336 and the data source read to output to the section 342

[0057] Further, (2) in the profile information storage processing, the profile specification information retrieval unit 324, the retrieved profile specification information (FIG. 4), the key filter value calculation section 328, Detakuse scan device ID acquiring unit 330 and the service execution and outputs to the control unit 336.

Furthermore, the profile specification information retrieval unit 324 outputs the retrieved profile specification information, the flop opening the file information storage unit 362 (described later with reference to FIG. 9).

[0058] Also, (3) in the profile information deletion process, the profile specification information retrieval unit 324, the retrieved profile specification information (FIG. 4), the key filter value calculation section 328, Detakuse scan device ID acquiring unit 330 and the service execution and outputs to the control unit 336.

Furthermore, the profile specification information retrieval unit 324 outputs the retrieved profile specification information, the flop opening the file information deletion unit 380 (described later with reference to FIG. 10).

[0059] Data access device specifying unit 326]

Figure 8 is a diagram showing the processing of the data access device specifying unit 326 shown in FIG.

Key filter value calculating unit 328 of the data access device specifying unit 326, the key filters included in the user ID and the profile specification information inputted from the profile specification information retrieval unit 324 in the path input from the request interpreting part 32 2 using preparative issues calculate the key filter value, and outputs to the data access device ID acquisition unit 330.

Note that, specifically, the key filter value calculation section 328, by substituting the user ID to the key filter, calculates a key filter value.

[0060] Data access device ID acquisition unit 330, using the Kagifu filter value input from the key filter value calculation section 328, a key hash table contained in the profile specification information inputted from the profile specification information retrieval unit 324 Te, derives the identifier (data access device ID) for identifying any of the data access apparatus 3.

Data access device ID acquisition unit 330, the derived data access device ID, and outputs it to Detaku Seth device ID determination unit 332.

[0061] Data access device ID determination unit 332, the data access apparatus 3 corresponding to the data access apparatus ID input from the data access device ID acquisition unit 330, the data access apparatus 3 operating profile information operation program 30 determining whether or not power includes a data access device ID shown.

For example, when the profile information manipulation program 30, running on a data access device 3- i (i = l~n), data access device ID determination unit 332 included in the profile information manipulation program 30, the data access determining the one or more data access apparatus 3 corresponding to the device ID, and whether it contains a data access device 3- i.

Data access device ID determination unit 332, speaking profile information manipulation program 30 does not include a data access device ID in operation (in the above example, the one or more data access apparatus 3 corresponding to the data access device ID, when determining the data access apparatus 3- i have such included) and performs the following processing.

[0062] Data access device ID determination unit 332, the data access apparatus 3 corresponding to the data access apparatus ID input from the data access device ID acquiring unit 330, by specifying a path that is input from the request interpreter 3 22 , profile information (FIGS. 3, 5) to be associated to the path to request the search.

At this time, there may be a data access device 3, which is requested to search, etc. deny access, a communication error occurs. [0063] If a communication error search data access apparatus 3 which has been requested is generated, the access equipment ID determination unit 332, the data access apparatus 3 which denies access to records that you in error.

Furthermore, the access device ID determination unit 332, and against the access apparatus 3, which is an error record, so as not to require a search of profile information.

[0064] Specifically, the access device ID determination unit 332, the network system 1 SNMP connected to (Figure 1) (Simple Network Management Protocol) agent (not shown), node Ya access apparatus 3 to send the error state.

Network administrators, the connected SNMP manager to the network system 1 (not shown), it is possible to manage the error state transmitted from the SNMP agent. Hereinafter, when various communication error occurs, it is assumed that the same process.

[0065] If the processing by the communication error or the like is interrupted, the data access apparatus 3 which is requested to search, and the like profile information DB 306, searches the profile information associated with the specified path.

Data access apparatus 3 which searching is requested, the retrieved profile information to the Deta access device ID determination unit 332.

[0066] (1) In the profile information searching process, the data access device ID determination unit 332, a profile information returned from the data access apparatus 3, and transmits to the client PC 2 that requested the search.

Data access device ID determination unit 332, properly send the profile information to the client PC, the profile information manipulation program 30 ends the search process.

(2) profile information storage processing, and (3) Te you! /, The profile information deletion processing, data access device ID determination unit 332, a profile information that is returned from the data access device 3, a prerequisite checking unit 360 to send to (with reference to FIGS. 9 and 10 below).

[0067] On the other hand, the data access device ID determination unit 332, when determining that contains the profile information operation program 30 operates! /, Ru data access device 3, the profile information manipulation program 30 accesses the operation process transferred to the control unit 334.

[0068] Access control unit 334] The access control unit 334, access from the client PC2 that requested the operation process to data access equipment 3, to determine whether the access allowed in accordance with the access policy .

Specifically, the access control unit 334, the client PC2 that requested the operation process, whether it can access the data access apparatus 3 inquires the policy server 16. Policy server 16 that has received the inquiry, whether the access is transmitted to the data access apparatus 3.

[0069] If the policy server 16 grants access, the profile information manipulation program 30 moves the operation processing to the service execution control unit 336.

On the other hand, if the policy server 16 denies access, the profile information manipulation program 30 moves the operation processing node specifying unit 340.

[0070] [Service execution control unit 336]

Service execution control unit 336 is included in the specification information inputted from the profile specification information retrieval unit 324 reads the execution service information.

Service execution control unit 336, the service execution unit 18, a request for execution of the service based on the content of the read execution service information.

[0071] The timing of the service is executed, may either before or after the profile information is manipulated.

In addition, the service may even not at all.

Service execution unit 18 of the service execution is requested, after executing the appropriate service, the profile information manipulation program 30 moves the operation processing on the profile information searching unit 338.

[0072] [profile information search unit 338]

Profile information searching unit 338, from at least one of the profile information cache DB304 and favorable profile I le information DB 306, profile information (FIGS. 3, 5) to search for. Since the path is unique for each profile information, profile information searching unit 338, by using the path that is input from the request interpreting part 322, retrieves the profile information associated with the path. [0073] (1) In the profile information searching process, the profile information searching section 338 searches the Purofuai Le information, the retrieved profile information to the client PC2 that requested the search.

Profile information searching unit 338, after the proper return profile information to the client PC2, profile information manipulation program 30 ends the search process.

Such an error occurs during processing, if the profile information searching unit 338 can not find the Purofuainore information, profile information manipulation program 30 moves the operation processing node specifying unit 340.

[0074] [node identifying unit 340]

The node specifying unit 340, if access is denied by the access control unit 334, and the like if it can not find the profile information flop opening the file information searching section 338 searches the profile information from another node.

[0075] Data Source reading unit 342]

Data source reading unit 342, by using the data sources contained in the profile specification information input from the profile specification information retrieval unit 324 (FIG. 4), profile information (FIGS. 3, 5) a node is stored derivation to.

Data source reading unit 342, the information of the derived node, and outputs the profile information searching unit 344.

[0076] [profile information search unit 344]

Profile information searching unit 344 reads the information of the node that is input from the data source reading unit 342.

Further, the profile information searching unit 344, to the read node, by specifying the path that is input from the request interpreting part 322, and requests a search for profile information associated to that path.

[0077] node requested to search, from the profile information DB306 for that node, retrieves the profile information associated with the path specified by Purofuai Le information retrieval unit 344.

Details of the search processing will be described later with reference to FIG. 13. Furthermore, node requested to search, after searching the profile information, the retrieved profiles information to the profile information searching and storing section 346.

[0078] (1) In Purofuainore information retrieval process, the profile information storing section 346, node strength, the profile information et transmitted to the client PC2 that requested the search.

Further, the profile information storage unit 346, the profile information sent from the node, and stores the profile information cache DB 304.

Profile information storage unit 346, after processing the profile information properly, Purofuai Le information manipulation program 30 ends the search process.

[0079] (2) Purofuainore information storage processing, and (3) you to the profile information deletion process! /, Te, professional file information storage section, the profile information that has been transmitted from the node, a prerequisite checking unit 360 (FIG. 9 and Referring to FIG. 10 to send to the below).

Further, the profile information storage unit 346, the profile information sent from the node, and stores the profile information cache DB 304.

[0080] Profile information storage section 36]

Figure 9 is a diagram showing a configuration of a profile information storing section 36 shown in FIG. As shown in FIG. 9, the profile information storage unit 36 ​​is composed of preconditions check unit 360 and the profile information storing section 362.

[0081] Profile information storage unit 36, in cooperation with such profile information searching unit 32, performs the above-described (2) Profile information storing process.

Further, the profile information storage unit 36, if necessary, (2) the profile information stored in addition to the processing, profile information (FIGS. 3, 5) client PC2 to the effect that is properly stored, which requested the store to notify.

[0082] [prerequisite checking unit 360]

Prerequisites confirmation unit 360, favorable profile I le information (FIG. 3, FIG. 5) input from the request interpreting part 322 shown in FIG. 7 reads the prerequisites for storing profile information matches! / , to confirm whether or not Luke.

And whether prerequisites have to match, for example,! / In accordance with whether or not the force ,, format is within a range that the value of an attribute has been determined, indicating, for example, whether or not Luke. Prerequisites confirmation unit 360, after confirming the match of the prerequisites, profile information operation program 30 moves the storage processing in the profile information storage unit 362.

[0083] Profile information storage unit 362]

Profile information storage unit 362 reads the data sources included in the profile specification information inputted from the profile specification information retrieval unit 324.

Further, the profile information storage unit 362 to the node associated with the read data sources, by specifying a path that is transmitted from the request interpreting part 322, a request to store the profile information input from the request interpreting part 322 to.

[0084] Incidentally, if a node associated with the read data source there are a plurality, there is a possibility that the load of the network 10 shown in FIG. 1 is increased.

Thus, the profile information storage unit 362, for all nodes, can occur with the profile information storage processing, service execution by the service execution control unit 336 (FIG. 7), and, Prerequisite Prerequisites confirmation unit 360 I if the request to the part of the node in response Yogu necessary even without a request for confirmation! /,.

Further, the profile information storage unit 362, the profile information DB 306, by specifying a path that is input from Rikue list interpretation unit 322 updates the profile information.

After the profile information storage unit 362 has performed the appropriate store and update profile information operation program 30 ends the storage process.

[0085] [profile information deletion section 38]

Figure 10 is a diagram showing a configuration of a profile information removal section 38 shown in FIG. As shown in FIG. 10, the profile information removal section 38 is composed of preconditions confirmation section 360 and the flop port file information deletion unit 380.

[0086] Profile information deletion unit 38, these components, in cooperation with such profile information searching section 3 2, performs the above-described (3) profile information deleting process.

Client Further, profile information deletion unit 38, if necessary, (3) profile information deleting processing in addition to sense, profile information (FIGS. 3, 5) to the effect that is properly stored, which requested the store to notify the PC2.

[0087] Prerequisite confirmation section 360] Prerequisites check unit 360 reads the profile information input from the profile information searching unit 338 or favorable profile I le information storage unit 346 shown in FIG. 7, remove the profile information Prerequisites for to confirm whether or not the match.

After the prerequisite checking unit 360 has confirmed the agreement of the prerequisites, profile information operation program 30, the subroutine proceeds to the deletion process on the profile information deletion unit 380.

[0088] [profile information deletion unit 380]

Profile information deletion unit 380 reads the data sources included in the profile specification information retrieval unit 324 or et input profile specification information shown in FIG. 7 (FIG. 4).

[0089] Furthermore, the profile information deleting unit 380 to the node associated with the read data sources, by specifying a path that is input from the request interpreting part 322 shown in FIG. 7, associated with the path It issues a request to delete the profile information.

Further, the profile information deletion unit 380, the read data source, deleting the description about the node associated with the read data source.

[0090] Incidentally, if a node associated with the read data source there are a plurality, there is a possibility that the load status of the network 10 shown in FIG. 1 is increased.

Thus, the profile information deletion unit 380, according to all the plurality of nodes can occur with the storage of profiles information, execution of the service by the service execution control unit 336 (FIG. 7), and, on the premise condition confirmation unit 360 It does not matter without having to request the confirmation of the prerequisites.

[0091] Furthermore, the profile information deletion unit 380, the profile information DB 306, by specifying a path, deletes the profile information associated with the path.

After the profile information deletion unit 380 has performed the proper deletion, profile information manipulation program 30 ends the deletion processing.

[0092] Data access apparatus 3 shown in FIG. 1 executes the profile specification information confirmation program 40 shown in FIG. 11, it performs the above-described processes (4).

Profile specification information confirmation program 40]

Figure 11 is a diagram showing a structure of a profile specification information confirmation program 40 operating on the data access apparatus 3. [0093] As shown in FIG. 11, the profile specification information confirmation program 40 includes a communication processing unit 300, and a profile specification information confirmation unit 400.

Profile specification information confirmation program 40 With these components, perform processing of the (4).

[0094] When the profile specification information is updated, the data access apparatus 3, from the profile specification information management apparatus 12 receives the profile specification information (described later with reference to FIG. 12). Data access apparatus 3 checks the key hash table contained in the profile specification information received via the communication processing unit 300, whether or not power to the information about the data access apparatus 3 currently being processed is changed, the .

In other words, the data access apparatus 3, by updating the key hash table, longer key filter value associated with the data access apparatus 3 currently being processed is described, the profile specification information stored in the data access apparatus 3 the need to move to other data access equipment 3 checks whether occurred.

[0095] If the key hash table has not been updated, and, if the key filter value associated with the data access apparatus 3 that performs power current processing key hash table is updated is not updated, the profile specification information confirmation program 40 ends the confirmation process. On the other hand, the update of the key hash table, if the key filter value associated with the data access apparatus 3 currently being processed is no longer described, the profile specification information stored in the data access apparatus 3, other data it is necessary to move the access device 3.

The [0096] Specifically, the data access apparatus 3 performs the following processing.

Data access apparatus 3 disable the flag included in the profile specification information to be moved, while the flag is disabled, to not be accessed by other nodes.

In addition, data access device 3, the profile specification information to be moved, you on the updated key hash table! /, Te, and stores it in the Detakuse scan device 3, which is to be stored in the profile specification information.

[0097] After the data access apparatus 3 has stored the appropriate profile specification information, the profile specification information confirmation program 40 terminates the confirmation processing.

Such process, the movement of data between the data access apparatus 3, is minimized.

[0098] [profile specification information management device 12]

Profile specification information management apparatus 12 shown in FIG. 1 executes the profile specification information operation program 42 shown in FIG. 12, in addition to the above-mentioned (5) profile specification information retrieval process, the following (7) - (9 ) perform processing of.

[0099] (7) profile specification information storage process:

Specified profile specification information, when requested to store the profile specification information, profile specification information managing device 12 stores the profile specification information.

[0100] (8) profile specification information update process:

It is designated the profile name and the profile specification information, when the profile specification information eclipsed with corresponding profile name is requested to update the specified profile specification information, the profile specification information managing device 12, the profile specification information to update the

[0101] (9) profile specification information deletion process:

Is designated the profile name, when requested to delete the profile specification information associated with the profile name, profile specification information management unit 12 deletes the profile specification information.

[0102] [profile specification information operation program 42]

Figure 12 is a diagram showing a structure of a profile specification information operation program 42 operating on the profile specification information management apparatus 12 shown in FIG.

As shown in FIG. 12, the profile specification information manipulation program 42, communication processor 300, the request interpreting part 420, the profile specification information retrieval unit 422, the profile specification information storage unit 424, the profile specification information updating section 426, the profile information deletion unit 428 and consists of professional file specification information DB430.

Profile operating program 42, these components, the process of (5) profile specification information retrieval processing and the above (7) to (9). [0103] [request interpreting section 4 2 〇]

Request interpreting unit 420 interprets the (kind. Such as profile name instructions) and profile specification information transmitted instruction from another node via the communication processing unit 300.

When the instruction sent from another node is (5) profile specification information retrieval process, Riku Esuto interpretation unit 420, a profile name of interpreting, and outputs the profile specification information retrieval unit 422.

[0104] The instruction transmitted from another node (7) profile specification information storage is a process if, request interpreting unit 420 interprets the profile name and the profile specification information

And outputs it to the profile specification information storage unit 424.

[0105] The instruction transmitted from another node (8) profile specification information updating process is If, the request interpretation unit 420 interprets the profile name and the profile specification information

, And outputs it to the profile specification information update unit 426.

[0106] The instruction transmitted from another node (9) profile specification information is deletion processing if the request interpreting part 420, the profile name of interpreting, and outputs the profile specification information deleting unit 428.

[0107] [profile specification information retrieval unit 422]

(5) profile specification information retrieval process you! /, Te, the profile specification information retrieval unit 422 searches the profile specification information, via the communication processing unit 300, the search to the node that requested the profile specifications searched to send the information.

After the profile specification information retrieval unit 422 is properly transmitting a profile specification information, flop opening the file specification information manipulation program 42 ends the search process.

[0108] [profile specification information storage unit 424]

(7) Te you! /, In the profile specification information storage processing, profile specification information storage unit 424, by using the profile name that has been input from the request interpretation unit 422, a profile specification information that has been input request interpreting section 422 or et al. , it is stored in the profile specification information DB430. After the profile specification information storage unit 424 has stored the appropriate profile specification information, flop opening the file specification information manipulation program 42 ends the storage process.

[0109] [profile specification information updating section 426 (8) Contact the profile specification information storage processing! /, Te, profile specification information updating unit 426, by using the profile name that has been input from the request interpretation unit 420, profile name the profile specification information to be attached corresponding to, to search from the profile specification information DB430.

[0110] Furthermore, the profile specification information updating section 426, the retrieved profile specification information, updates the profile specification information input from re Taesuto interpretation unit 420.

Furthermore, the profile specification information storage unit 424 transmits the profile specification information stored in the data access apparatus 3, with reference to FIG. 11, as described above, to request confirmation of the profile specification information.

After the profile specification information update unit 426 has been properly update the profile specification information, up opening the file specification information operation program 42 ends the update processing.

[0111] [profile specification information deletion unit 428]

(9) Profile Specification Te you! /, The information deletion process, the profile specification information deletion unit 428, by using the profile name that has been input from the request interpretation unit 420, a profile specification information to be attached corresponding to the profile name, profile specifications to remove from the information DB430. After the profile specification information deletion unit 428 deletes the appropriate profile specification information, up opening the file specification information operation program 42 ends the deletion process.

[0112] [profile specification information DB430]

Profile specification information DB430 stores the profile specification information.

[0113] [External profile information management device 14 '

External profile information management device 14 shown in FIG. 1 executes a profile information search program 44 shown in FIG. 13, it performs the processing of the above (6).

[0114] [profile information search program 44]

Figure 13 is a diagram showing a configuration of a profile information search program 44 operating on the external profile information management device 14 shown in FIG.

As shown in FIG. 13, the profile information search program 44 includes a communication processing unit 300, and a profile information searching unit 440, and profile information DB 306.

Profile information search program 44, these components, the process of (6) [0115] [Communication processing unit 300]

Communication processing unit 300, the data access apparatus 3 takes accept search requests profile information, and outputs the profile specification information retrieval unit 440.

[0116] [profile information search unit 440]

Profile information searching unit 440 receives a search request received from the communication processing unit 300, from the profile information DB 306, it searches the profile information.

Profile information searching unit 440, after searching the profile information, via the communication processing unit 300 transmits the profile information retrieved in the data access device 3.

After the profile information searching unit 440 is properly transmitting a profile specification information, profiles information search program 44 ends the search process.

[0117] [management PC4]

Management PC4 executes the profile specification information operation program 46 shown in FIG. 14, performs the following processing (10).

[0118] (10) with the known Purofuai filename and profile specification information for the administrator forces administrator operating the management PC4 shown in FIG. 1, and instructs the operation, management PC4 accepts the instruction , and it transmits the profile specification information management device 12 (FIG. 1).

[0119] [profile specification information operation program 46]

Figure 14 is a diagram showing a structure of a profile specification information operation program 46 which operates on the management PC4 shown in FIG.

As shown in FIG. 14, the profile specification information operation program 46 includes a communication processing unit 300, UI unit 320, the request interpreting part 420, the profile specification information retrieval unit 422, the profile specification information storage unit 424, the profile specification information updating section 426 and a from the profile specification information deletion unit 428.

Profile Specification information manipulation program 46, these components, the process of the above (10).

[0120] request interpreting unit 420 interprets the management PC4 from the issued instruction (such as the kind of instruction profile name) and the profile specification information (FIG. 4), the profile specification information retrieval unit 4 22, stores the profile specification information section 424, and outputs it to the profile specification information update unit 426 or pro-file specification information deletion unit 428.

[0121] request interpreting part 420, when a request from the management PC4 is determined that the search request, the profile specification information manipulation program 46, Te profile specification information retrieval unit 422 Niyotsu searches the profile specification information.

Request interpreting part 420, if the request from the management PC4 is determined to be storage request, the profile specification information manipulation program 46, Te profile specification information storage unit 424 Niyotsu stores profile specification information.

[0122] request interpreting part 420, if the request from the management PC4 determines that an update request, the profile specification information manipulation program 46, Te profile specification information updating section 426 Niyotsu updates the profile specification information.

Request interpreting part 420, if the request from the management PC4 is determined to be deletion request, the profile specification information manipulation program 46, Te profile specification information deleting unit 428 Niyotsu deletes the profile specification information.

[0123] [profile specification information retrieval unit 422]

Profile specification information storage unit 422, the profile specification information management device 12 (FIG. 1), the profile specification information managing device 12 searches for requesting requested to search for profile specification information input from the request interpreting part 420 , properly search the profile specification information (described above with reference to FIG. 12), the profile specification information manipulation program 46 ends the search process.

[0124] [profile specification information storage unit 424]

Profile specification information storage unit 424, the profile specification information management device 12 (FIG. 1), the profile specification information management apparatus 12 requested to store that requests to store profile specification information input from the request interpreting part 420 , properly stored profile specification information (described above with reference to FIG. 12), the profile specification information manipulation program 46 ends the storage process.

[0125] Profile specification information updating section 426] Profile specification information updating section 426, for the profile specification information management device 12 (FIG. 1), the profile specification information corresponding to the profile name input from the request interpreting part 420 requests to update the profile specification information input from the request interpreting part 420.

Profile specification information management apparatus 12 requested to stored, properly stores the profile specification information (described above with reference to FIG. 12), the profile specification information manipulation program 46 ends the storage process.

[0126] [profile specification information deletion unit 428]

Profile specification information updating section 428, for the profile specification information management device 12 (FIG. 1) requests to delete the profile specification information corresponding to the profile name input from the request interpreting part 420.

Delete profile specification information management apparatus 12 requested to have, after appropriate delete a profile specification information (described above with reference to FIG. 12), the profile specification information manipulation program 46 ends the deletion processing.

[0127] As described above, the administrator via the profile specification information management apparatus 12 can update the profile specification information from the management P C4.

The administrator, among the profile specification information, by updating as particularly follows the key hash table, it is possible to operate the data access device.

[0128] The administrator can add the information for the new data access apparatus 3 to the key hash table, the Netw network system 1 (FIG. 1), it is to add new data access apparatus 3 (Fig. 1) kill.

Similarly, administrator information of the data access apparatus 3 in the key hash table with the deletion child, from the network system 1, it is possible to delete the data access device 3. In addition, administrators in key hash table by changing the correspondence of the key filter values ​​and data access device ID, it is possible to distribute the load in the data access apparatus 3 of the network system 1.

[0129] Overall Operation of Network System 1]

Hereinafter will be described the overall operation of the network system 1. [0130] FIG 15A~ Figure 15E is a first communication sequence diagram illustrating the overall operation (S10) of the network system 1 shown in FIG. 1, to the data access apparatus 3 from the client PC2, profile information search request is a flowchart showing processing executed when the profile information operation program 30 is started.

[0131] [profile information Search

As shown in FIG. 15A, in step 100 (S 100), the client PC2, to the Deta access device 3, by specifying the path, profile information (FIGS. 3, 5) to request the search.

[0132] In step 102 (S102), the data access apparatus 3 which is requested to search, from the profiles specification information managing device 12 searches the profiles specification information associated with the specified profile name (Fig. 4) .

At step 104 (S104), after the profile specification information is obtained, the profile specification information managing device 12 transmits the profile specification information obtained in the data access apparatus 3.

[0133] FIG. 16 receives the request from the client PC2 shown in FIG. 15A, the data access apparatus 3, when searching the profile specification information to the profile specification information management apparatus 12, illustrating the operation to be performed at the same time it is a sequence diagram.

As shown in FIG. 16, Purofuainore specification information retrieved from the profile specification information managing device 12 (step 102 (S102)) is transmitted to the data access apparatus 3 (step 10 4 (S 104)), the profile specification It can be stored as a cache data in the information cache DB 302.

Such processing, without performing search of the profile specification information to the profile specification information management apparatus 12 can search the profile specification information in a data access apparatus 3.

[0134] FIG. 17 is a data access apparatus 3 shown in FIG. 15A, favorable profile I le specification information cache DB302 data access apparatus 3, or the profile specification information DB430 profile specification information managing device 12, the profile specification information it is a sequence diagram illustrating a process of searching (Figure 4). As shown in FIG. 16 serial, in step 104 (S 104), the profile specification information is retrieved once the profile specification information cache DB 302, as cache data

I think is.

Therefore, the data access apparatus 3, when requested to search, first, the row searches the profile specification cache DB 302! / ヽ (step 102- 1 (S102- 1)), Purofuai Honoré specification information is obtained after holds profile specification information obtained in the data access apparatus 3 (step 104- 1 (S 104_ 1)).

[0135] If you can not find the desired profile specification information force profile specifications cache DB302 only, the data access apparatus 3 performs a search on profiles specification information DB430 profile specification information managing device 12 (Step 102 - 2 ( S 102- 2)).

Profile specification information management unit 12, after Purofuai Honoré specification information from the profile specification information DB430 is obtained by such a process of transmitting the profile information obtained in the data access device 3, the data access apparatus 3, more efficient as possible out to perform a search on.

[0136] Hereinafter, referring back to FIG. 15A, for explaining the continuation of the processing in step 104 (S104).

At step 104 (S104), the data access apparatus 3 reads data access device information and data sources included in the search profile specification information.

Data access apparatus 3, based on the read data access device information and data sources to determine the storage location of the profile information associated with the specified path

[0137] Profile information manipulation program 30, the storage location of the profile information to determine a search process in the type and profile information operation program 30 of profile information.

Hereinafter, it can have contact to the storage processing and delete processing in the profile information operation program 30, the same.

[0138] FIG. 18 is a diagram illustrating the storage location of the profile information, the correspondence between the types of profile information. As shown in FIG. 18, step 104 (S104, Fig. 15A) according to the storage location of the profile information derived, the profile information, the physical profile information is classified to the outside profile information and logical profile information.

Data access apparatus 3, step 104 (S104, Fig. 15A) by using a part (data sources and data access device information) of the profile specification information obtained by, after determining the storage location of the profile information, the stored Search profile information from the position.

[0139] [Physical Profile Information

As shown by reference numeral a in FIG. 18, if anything in the data source is not stated, the data access apparatus 3, determines that the profile information is stored in the data access apparatus 3 (s) to.

In this case, the data access apparatus 3, by using the data access device information identifies the data access apparatus 3 which profile information is stored.

[0140] For a method of identifying a data access apparatus 3, as described above with reference to FIG. 8, a method using a key filters and key hash table is taken.

Thus, the profile information stored in the data access apparatus 3 identified, that physical Purofuainore information.

[0141] [External Profile Information

As shown by reference numeral b in FIG. 18, wherein identifying the external profile information management device 14 to the data source (e.g., URL, etc.) is being, the data access apparatus 3, the profile information is external profile information stored in the management unit 14 (s)! /, it is determined that the Ru.

In this case, the data access apparatus 3, using the preceding data source, identify the external profile information management device 14 the profile information is stored.

[0142] Note that the external profile device, existing DB (e.g., this information search system DB like which has been used before it is built) that stores profile information and the like device connected to.

Thus, the profile information stored in the external profile 14 identified, referred to as an external Purofuainore information. [0143] The external profile information by using the data access device information can be stored in the profile information cache DB 304.

This treatment can be achieved redundancy profile information.

[0144] [logical Profile Information

As shown by reference numeral c in FIG. 18, if the profile name to the data source is described, the data access apparatus 3, the profile specification information associated to the profile name, the storage location of the profile information described, the profile information is determined to be stored in Purofuai Le information data access apparatus 3 (s) and external profile information management device 14 (multiple s).

Thus, the profile information stored in the data access apparatus 3 and the external profile information management device 14 has been identified, the logical profile information and! /, Earthenware pots.

Incidentally, similarly to the external profile information, the logical profile information by using the data access information can be stored in the profile information cache DB 304.

[0145] Hereinafter, referring back to FIG. 15A, for explaining the continuation of the processing in step 104 (S104).

Profile information manipulation program 30, a favorable profile I le specification information read in step 104 (S 104), if the storage location is determined to be the data access apparatus 3 (= the physical profile information), step 106 (S106 ) Work with step 120 (S120) (described later with reference to FIG. 1 5B), or the process of step 122 (S 122) through step 132 (S 132) (described later with reference to FIG. 15C).

[0146] Profile information manipulation program 30, a favorable profile I le specification information read in step 104 (S 104), if the storage location is determined to be the external profile information device 14 (= the external favorable profile I le information) performs processing of step 134 (S134) ~ step 148 (S 148) (described later with reference to FIG. 15D).

Profile information manipulation program 30, a favorable profile I le specification information read in step 104 (S 104), the storage location is determined to be the data access apparatus 3 and the external profile information equipment 14 (= a logical profile information) If, the process of step 150 (S150) ~ step 162 (S 162) (described later with reference to FIG. 15E).

[0147] In Search of the physical profile information (1)] Step 104 (S104), after deriving the data access device ID using the profile specification information, the data access apparatus 3, corresponds to the derived data access device ID the data access unit 3 to be attached, the data access apparatus 3 that performs a search process determines either included.

Search processing performed Les, it! / Contains data access apparatus 3 Ru, when the profile information manipulation program 30 performs the process of step 106 (S 106) ~ Step 120 (S120).

[0148] On the other hand, if it contains by performing a search process! /, Ru data access device 3, the profile information operation program 30 performs processing in step 122 (S 122) ~ Step 132 (S 132).

Hereinafter, describing the process of each step.

[0149] In step 106 shown in FIG. 15B (S106), the data access equipment 3 that has received the search request to the data access apparatus 3 associated with the data access device ID derived in step 104 (S 104) Te, by specifying the path received in the step 100 (S100), the profile information (FIGS. 3, 5) to request the search.

In Step 108 (S108), the client PC2 which issued the search request, whether it is possible to access this Detaku Seth device 3, the policy server 16 toilet and combined.

In Step 110 (S110), the policy server 16 examines whether the access, and transmits to step 1 06 the data access apparatus 3 requested the search (S106).

[0150] In step 112 (S112), in Detakuse scan apparatus 3 requested the search step 106 (S106), step 104 (S 104) is searched in the profile specification information execution service that is Ru contained in (FIG. 5) read the information.

Furthermore, the data access apparatus 3 which is requested to search in step 106 (S 106) is to the service execution unit 18, a request for execution of the service based on the read execution service information

[0151] Incidentally, the profile information manipulation program 30, the execution of the service in step 112 (S112), the force be carried out after searches before the search of profile information, do not Mawa, may not necessarily at all. Hereinafter, the service execution with the storage and deletion of profile information, after performing the same manner as to the service execution unit 18 has properly service (step 114 (S114)), was requested to search in a stearyl-up 106 (S106) data access apparatus 3, and the like profile information DB 306, profile information (FIGS. 3, 5) to search for (step 116 (S 116)). Data access device is requested to search in step 106 (S106) 3 is profile information (FIGS. 3, 5) After searching, the retrieved profile information, the data access apparatus 3 which receives a search request from the client PC2 sending (step 118 (S 118)).

[0152] FIG. 19 receives a request from the client PC2 shown in FIG. 15A, the data access apparatus 3, when searching the profile information to another data access apparatus 3, illustrating the operation of Ru performed simultaneously it is a sequence diagram.

As shown in FIG. 19, another data access device flop opening file information retrieved from the 3 having received the path specified (step 116 (S 116)) is to together and sent to the data access apparatus 3, the profile information may be stored as cache data in the cache DB 304 (Sutetsu flop 118 (S118)).

Such treatment, even without a profile information search for another data access device 3 can search for profile information by the data access apparatus 3.

[0153] Figure 20, the data access apparatus 3 shown in FIG. 15A, in pairs a separate data access apparatus 3 is a sequence diagram illustrating a process to search for profile information.

As shown in FIG. 19, step 118 (S 118, FIG. 19) in, the profile information is retrieved once and stored in the profile information cache DB304 as cache data.

Therefore, the data access apparatus 3, before a path to specify a separate data access apparatus 3 (scan Tetsupu 106 (S106)), row! / Searches the favorable profile I le information stored in the profile information cache DB 304, (step 116- 1 (S 116- 1)) , after which the profile information is obtained, it holds the profile information obtained in the data access apparatus 3 (step 118- 1 (S 118 - 1) ) 0

[0154] desired profile information force S, the profile information If no stored in the cache DB304 only, with respect to another data access apparatus 3, performs a search by specifying a path (step 106 106) - Step 116- 2 116- 2)). Another Detaku Seth device 3 that has received the path specification transmits after the profile information has been obtained, the profile information obtained in Detakuse scan device 3 (Step 118 - 2 (S118 - 2) ) 0

By this processing, the data access apparatus 3 can be performed more efficiently search.

[0155] Hereinafter, referring back to FIG. 15B, step 120 (S 120) the subsequent processing will be described.

The data access apparatus 3 which has received the profile information in step 118 (S118), the accepted profile information taken, to the client PC2 that requested the search (step 1 20 (S120)).

Client PC2 is, after receiving the profile information transmitted, the profile information operation program 30 terminates the search processing of the physical profile information.

[0156] [search of the physical profile information (2)]

In step 122 shown in FIG. 15C (S 122), the data access apparatus 3 inquires the client PC2 that requested the search whether it is possible to access the data access apparatus 3, the policy server 16.

In Step 124 (S124), the policy server 16 examines whether the access, and transmits to the Deta access device 3.

[0157] In step 126 (S126), the data access apparatus 3 reads out the execution service information included in the search profile specification information at step 104 (S 104).

Furthermore, the data access apparatus 3, the service execution unit 18, a request for execution of a service that is based on the execution service information.

After service execution unit 18 executes the appropriate service (step 128 (S 128)), the data access apparatus 3 Rates from profile information cache DB 304, the profile information data access apparatus 3, in step 130 (S 130) was profile information to the client PC2 that requested the search (step 132 (S 132)). After receiving the profile information sent client PC2 forces, the profile information operation program 3 0 terminates the search processing of the physical profile information. [0158] [search of the external profile information]

Figure 1 Data access apparatus 3 from the client PC2 receives a search request from the client PC2 which issued the search request, step 104 (S10 4, FIG. 15A) to the external profile information management device 14 it is determined that the storage location of the profile information, whether accessible, it queries the policy server 16.

In Step 136 (S136), the policy server 16 examines whether the access, and transmits to the Deta access device 3.

[0159] In step 138 (S138), the data access apparatus 3, step 104 (S 104, FIG. 15A) further reads out the execution service information contained in the profile specification information retrieved in (Fig. 4), the data access apparatus 3 , based on the read execution service information, it requests the service execution in the service execution unit 18.

After service execution unit 18 executes the appropriate service (step 140 (S 140)), the data access apparatus 3, step 104 (S104, Fig. 15A) external profile information management apparatus determines that the storage position of the profile information in 14, requests a search of profile information

Step 142 (S 142) is in the request to search the external profile information management device 14, etc. up port file information DB 406, profile information (FIGS. 3, 5) to search for (step 1 44 (S144)).

After retrieving the profile information, the external profile information management device 14, in step 14 6 (S 146), the retrieved profile information, be transmitted to the data access apparatus 3

[0160] FIG. 21 receives the request from the client PC2 shown in FIG. 15D, the data access apparatus 3, when searching the profile information to the external profile information management apparatus 14, illustrating the operation to be performed simultaneously it is a sequence diagram.

As shown in FIG. 21, the data access apparatus receives a search request from 3 (step 142 (S1 42)), were retrieved from the external profile information management device 14 (step 144 (S144)) flop port file information, data is transmitted to the access device 3 together (step 146 (S 146)), it may be stored in the profile information cache DB 304.

This process, without searching the profile information to the external profile information management device 14, can search for profile information by the data access apparatus 3.

[0161] Figure 22, the data access apparatus 3 shown in FIG. 15D, the external profile information managing device 1

Against 4 is a sequence diagram illustrating a process to search for profile information.

As shown in FIG. 22, step 146 (S146, Fig. 21) As shown, when the profile information is retrieved once the profile information cache DB304 data access apparatus 3, is stored as cache data.

[0162] Therefore, the data access apparatus 3, before requesting a search to the external profile information management device 14 (step 142 (step 142)), first, the profile information cached

DB304 to search against stored profile information (Step 144- 1 (S 144 1)), after which the profile information is obtained, resulting profile information data access device

Hold 3 (step 146- 1 (S 146 _ 1)).

Appropriate profile information, profile information cached D data access apparatus 3

Only when B304 is not stored in the data access apparatus 3 requests a search to the external profile information management device 14 (step 142 (S 142)), the external profile information management device 14, with respect to the profile information DB306 to search Te (step 144-2 (S 1

44 2)).

External profile information management apparatus 14 transmits after obtained the profile information, the profiles information obtained in the data access apparatus 3 (step 146- 2 (S 146- 2)). By this processing, the data access apparatus 3 can be performed more efficiently search.

[0163] Hereinafter, referring back to FIG. 15D, Step 148 (S 148) the subsequent processing will be described.

Data access apparatus 3, after the profile information sent took accepted in step 146 (S 146), to the client PC2 that requested the search (step 148 (S148)). After the client PC2 receives the profile information transmitted, the profile information manipulation program 30 finishes the search process of the external profile information.

[0164] [search of the logical profile information]

As shown in FIG. 15E, step 0.99 (S150), the data access apparatus 3 from the client PC2 that requested the search, step 104 (SI 04) determines that the storage position of the profile information in the data access apparatus 3 and the external the profile information management device 14, whether § click Seth possible queries the policy server 16.

In Step 152 (S152), the policy server 16 examines whether the access, and transmits to the Deta access device 3.

[0165] In step 154 ​​(S154), the data access apparatus 3 reads out the execution service information included in step 104 the profile specification information retrieved in (S 104) (Fig. 4).

Furthermore, the data access apparatus 3, the service execution unit 18, a request for execution of the service based on the read execution service information.

[0166] After the service execution unit 18 executes the appropriate service (step 154 ​​(S 154)), the data access apparatus 3 and the external profile information management device 14, the profile information DB306 force, et al, profile information (FIGS. 3, looking for FIG. 5) (step 158 (S 158)). In step 160 (SI 60), the data access apparatus 3 and the external profile information management device 14, has been the profile information retrieved in Step 158 (S 158), and transmits the Detaku Seth device 3.

[0167] Data access apparatus 3 takes accept the profile information retrieved in step 158 (S 158), and transmits the search to the client PC2 that requested the (step 162 (S 162)).

Client PC2 is, after receiving the profile information transmitted, the profile information operation program 30 finishes the search process for the logical profile information.

[0168] [storage of profile information]

Figure 23A~ Figure 23E is a second communication sequence diagram illustrating the overall operation (S20) of the network system 1 shown in FIG.

Figure 23A~ Figure 23E, to the data access apparatus 3 from the client PC2, been Purofuai Le information storage request, showing processing when the profile information operation program 30 is started.

[0169] In step 200 (S200) shown in FIG. 23A, the client PC2 is the data access device

Against 3, by specifying the path and profile information, to request storage of profile information. In Step 202 (S202) shown in FIG. 23B, the data access apparatus 3 which receives a search request from the client PC2, the data access equipment 3, which is a storage position in Step 104 (S104), specify the path and profile information Te, and requests the storage of profile information

At step 204 (S204), the data access apparatus 3, the profile information force S designated in step 200 (S200), checks whether prerequisites or not to store the profile information.

Data access apparatus 3, after confirming a match prerequisites, the Oite, the Deta access apparatus 3 all it is determined that the storage location of the profile information in step 104 (S104) step 206 (S206), stores the profile information It sends a request.

[0170] receiving a storage request in step 206 (S206), the data access apparatus 3 which was stored in the profile information, the data access apparatus 3 which receives the storage request from the client PC2, and transmits the success or failure of the storage (step 208 (S208)).

The data access apparatus 3 which receives the storage request from the client PC2, the success or failure of storage that have been transmitted, to the client PC2 that issued the storage request (step 210 (S210)). After the client PC2 receives the success or failure of the storage, the profile information manipulation program 30 ends the physical profile information storage processing.

[0171] Incidentally, if the step 104 (S104) a data access apparatus 3, which is determined to the storage position there are a plurality (inquiry accessibility) process in the step 108 (S 108), processing in Sutetsu flop 110 (S110) ( accessibility), processing in step 112 (SI 12) (mono bis execution request), the processing in step 114 (S 114) (service execution), and the processing in the stearyl-up 204 (S204) (Prerequisites confirmation) is only for one of them, it may be Warere line.

Similarly, in FIG. 23C, the process of step 122 (S122) (accessibility Toia Align), processing in step 123 (S 123) (accessibility), Contact Keru process (service execution request) to step 126 (S126), processing in step 128 (S 128) (service execution), and the processing in step 212 (S212) (Prerequisites confirmation) is only for the one of them, may be Warere fi. [0172] Similarly, in FIG. 23D, when the data access device 3 it is determined that the storage location is present multiple, (inquiry accessibility) process in the step 134 (S 134), the scan Tetsupu; 136 (S136) processing in (accessibility), processing in step 138 (S138) (service execution request), the processing in step 140 (S140) (service execution), and the processing in step 218 (S218) (Prerequisites confirmation) is of the only to one, or if performed (hereinafter, also, the same at the time of deleting profile information).

The data access apparatus 3, after checking the prerequisites in step 218 (S218), At step 220 (S220), and requests the storage of Purofuai Le information to the external profile information management device 14.

[0173] Similarly, in FIG. 23E, in the case where the data access apparatus 3, which is determined that the storage position exists multiple, processing in step 150 (S 150) (accessibility inquiry) scan Tetsupu 152 (S152) processing (accessibility), processing in step 154 ​​(S154) (service execution request), the processing in step 156 (S 156) (service execution), and the processing in step 228 (S228) (Prerequisites confirmation) is of the only to one, or if performed (hereinafter, also, the same at the time of deleting profile information).

In Figure 23E, the data access apparatus 3 only requests the service execution (step 154 ​​(S 154)), the data access apparatus 3 only, to check the assumptions (step 228 (S228)) shows an example.

[0174] [Delete Profile Information

Figure 24A~ Figure 24E is a third communication sequence diagram illustrating the overall operation (S30) of the network system 1 shown in FIG.

Figure 24A~ Figure 24E, to the data access apparatus 3 from the client PC2, been Purofuai Honoré specification information deletion request, showing processing when the profile information operation program 30 is started.

[0175] As shown in FIG. 24A, in step 100 (S 100), the client PC2, to the Deta access device 3, by specifying a path, and requests the deletion of the profile information (FIGS. 3, 5) .

At this time, the client PC2, to the data access apparatus 3, it is possible to specify the profiles information to be deleted.

At step 204 (S204) shown in FIG. 24B, the data access apparatus 3, as in step 204 (S204) shown in FIG. 23A, if the profile information specified in step 200 (S200), the profile information meet the prerequisites for deleting the force profile information! /, to confirm whether or not Luke.

Data access apparatus 3, after confirming a match prerequisites in step 204 (S204), in step 300 (S300), step 104 (S 104) the data access device is determined to memorize the position of the profile information 3 in all, the deletion request of the profile information; ^ Ru.

[0176] Data access apparatus 3 which has received the deletion request from the client PC2, to the client PC2, after sending the success or failure of the deletion, the profile information manipulation program 30 terminates the physical Purofuai Le information deletion process.

Further, as in step 204 (S204), step 212 (S212) shown in FIG. 24C, Step 218 (S218) shown in FIG. 24D, and, step 228 (S228) shown FIG 24Εί arrived even i Nobi Rere, profile information Prerequisites for deleting to confirm whether or not to match.

Incidentally, in FIG. 24D, the data access apparatus 3, after checking the preconditions in step 218 (S218), in step 304 (S304), and requests the deletion of the profile information to the external profile management unit 14.

Further, as in step 300 (S300), step 302 (S302) shown in FIG. 24C, Step 306 (S306) shown in FIG. 24D, and, step 308 (S308) shown FIG 24Εί arrived even i Nobi Rere, profile information remove the after transmitting the success or failure of the deletion to the client PC2 that requested the deletion, profile information manipulation program 30 ends the deletion processing.

[0177] As described above, the force in the present invention, mow search system stores the search target information serving (Purofuainore information) and information for searching the information (profile specification information) each partial dispersion to, to manage.

Thereby, the force to the invention, mow search system and redundancy system, it is possible to distribute the load of the nodes constituting the system.

[0178] Further, the force in the present invention, the mowing retrieval system, when searching for information, by using the identifier via the key filter and key hash table, Hesi low complexity associated with management of identifiers, node that holds the information can be appropriately dispersed.

Furthermore, the use of key hash table, when changing the node, the change of Yogu data if key hash table Is e changes can be minimized.

Industrial Applicability

The information retrieval system and method for retrieving information is available.

Claims

The scope of the claims
[1] and one or more of the first node, and a one or more second nodes, the search system wherein stored in the one or more second nodes, searching for object information that the object of the search a is, wherein each one or more of the first node, said to one or more of the second node, indicating the storage position of the object information stored before SL in one or more of the second node specify the specification information identifier identifying the specification information, and requests a search for the object information,
The one or more second nodes, respectively,
A first specification information recording 憶 means for storing in association with the specification information and the specification information identifier,
And purpose information storage means for storing each of the object information, in the storage position indicated by the specification information,
In response to a search request from the first node, a first retrieving means for retrieving the specifications information identified Ri by the designated specification information identifier,
Wherein the resulting specification information indicating a storage location of the search, by searching the stored eye information, reads out the searched object information,
Data transmission means for transmitting to said first node
With a
Search system.
[2] and the second specification information recording 憶 means for storing in association with said specification information identifier the specification information,
In response to a search request from the one or more second nodes, by the designated specification information identifier and second search means for returning search specification information identified
Third node having
A search system further comprises a,
In each of the one or more second nodes,
Said first search means, specification information that is identified by the designated specification information identifier, wherein the other if it is stored in the first specification information storage means, to said third node in contrast, requesting a search of the designated specification information, the data transmitting means in response to a request of the search, the second node storage location indicates the third specification information returned from a node from and read the desired information is the storage, and transmits to the first node
Retrieval system according to claim 1.
[3] The specification information,
A storage location information indicating the storage position of the object information associated with the object information identifier
It includes,
The storage location information,
Some of the objects information identifier, a function that produces the values ​​in any range,
Includes a correspondence table and. For associating the value identifying the said generated values ​​second node,
Storage position location information included in the specification information obtained as a result of search by the second search unit is represented by the function and the mapping table
Retrieval system according to claim 2.
[4] The storage position,
Said portion of interest information identifier is assigned to the function,
Wherein the association table Ore Te, value identifying the second node before SL associated with the said assignment has been generated as a result value is obtained,
Retrieval system according to claim 3, shown as the second node associated with the value identifying said acquired.
[5] in association with the said object information identifier object information stored
The fourth node
A search system further comprises a,
In each of the one or more second nodes,
Said data transmission means, in response to a request of the search, the storage position location indicated by the storage location information included in the second node or specification information returned from the third node, the fourth node to the case shown, from the fourth node which is the illustrated, the storage of
Corrected sheet (Rule 91) read-out of the desired information, and transmitted to the first node,
The second node or the third storage location indicated by the storage position location information included in the specification information returned from the node of the case shows the second node and the fourth node, wherein from the second node and the fourth node indicated reads the stored eye information, transmitting to the first node
Retrieval system according to claim 2.
[6] If the one of more of the first node, respectively, by specifying the object information stored with the specification information identifier, and requests the storage of the designated purpose information,
In the second node, said data transmission means,
The objective information the specified, and stored in all the nodes indicated by the storage location indicated by the storage location information included in the resulting specification information of the search,
When the respective one or more first node, which specifies the specification information identifier, and requests the deletion of the eye information,
In the second node, said data transmission means,
Remove the read object information from all the nodes indicated by the storage location indicated by the Symbol 憶 position information included in the results obtained specification information of the search
Retrieval system according to claim 1 or 2.
[7] The specification information may further include executing the service information,
In the second node, said data transmission means, based on the contents of the execution service information, reading of the retrieved object information, 'service executed before and after the storage and deletion of the read object information perform the request
Retrieval system according to claim 6.
[8] said third node specification information identifier for identifying the specification information stored in the respectively specified, the requests each third search means by searching for specification information, one or more of the 5 node
A search system further comprises a,
It said third node has a means for transmitting the specification information obtained by said third searching means to the fifth node,
Corrected sheet (¾ rule 91) the fifth node,
It means for reading the specification information which the transmitted,
To said table included in the read specification information, and means for adding a value associated with it and values ​​identifying the second node,
To said table included in the read specification information, and means for deleting the value associated with it and values ​​identifying the second node,
To said table included in the read specification information, and means for changing the combination of the value associated with the value and it identifies the second node,
Further, means for transmitting the add, delete, and changed the table to the third node
Have,
The third node comprises means for storing the table
Retrieval system according to claim 3.
In a system including one or more of the first node, and one or more second nodes, and a third node,
Said first node respectively force the stored one or more second nodes, the object information identified by the object information identifier, to search the second node,
To find the object information, each of the second nodes, stored in the second node or the third node, retrieves specification information identified by the specification information identifier
A search method,
The specification information includes a storage location information indicating the storage position of the object information associated with the ■ the object information identifier
It includes,
The object information, the specifications associated with the information, respectively stored in the node to the storage location information indicates,
The storage location information,
Some corrected sheet (Rule 91) the object information identifier, a function that produces the values ​​in any range,
And a correspondence table for associating the value identifying the said generated values ​​second node,
The search method,
Using the specification information identifier specified by said first node, said second node includes a first search step that searches the specification information associated with the designated specification information identifier ,
Based on the retrieved specification information to said second node, the node indicated by the storage location information, a second search step of searching the object information
Search method, including.
In a system including one or more of the first node, and one or more second node including a computer, respectively, and one or more third nodes,
Said second node, respectively, from each of the first node, stored in said one or more second nodes, are requested to search the object information identified by the object information identifier,
Wherein each search the second node requested to the desired information, said second node or said stored in the third node, the specification retrieves specification information, retrieved identified by the specification information identifier based on the information, from said one or more second nodes, searching for the object information identified by the eye information identifier
A search program,
The specification information,
A storage position Cloudy report indicating the storage location of the object information associated with the object information identifier
It includes,
The object information, the specifications associated with the information, respectively stored in the node to the storage location information indicates,
The storage location information,
Wherein it comprises from some object information identifier, a function that generates a value of any range, and a correspondence table for associating the value identifying the said generated values ​​second node,
The specification information identifier is specified, the second node, based on the first search step and the retrieved specification information for retrieving the specification information associated with the designated specification information identifier the second node from the node indicated by the storage location information, a second search step of searching the object information
A search program to be executed by the second computer node.
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