DU.5. The LookupDiscoveryManager Utility

DU.5.1. Overview

Although the goals of any well-behaved Jini client or service are application-specific, the goals of such entities with respect to their interaction with Jini lookup services generally begin with employing the Jini discovery protocols (defined in The Jini Technology Core Platform Specification,Discovery and Join”) to obtain a reference to at least one lookup service. Because the discovery duties performed by such entities may require the management of significant amounts of state information, those duties can become quite tedious.

The LookupDiscoveryManager is a helper utility class (belonging to the package net.jini.discovery) that organizes and manages all discovery-related activities ...

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