device name

device name

A name assigned to a hardware device that represents its physical address. For example, COM1 stands for serial port #1 in a PC. See COM1.
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According to the recently published report by Troy Mursch, the affected routers-which number 25,617 in total-are currently exposing the following details to a potential attacker: MAC address of every device connected to them (full historical record), device name, and its operating system.
AUMA says actuators with a PROFINET can be identified and addressed by device name or IP address from any point on the network.
Touch on a specific device name if you want to see when it was last synced with your Google account.
But, in general, each smartphone transfers the same basic information, the company said, like device name, manufacturer, serial number, etc.
Once connected to the device, or while viewing from the control room, Long Tag allows for a detailed device name to be viewed or loaded into the flowmeter.
Since a device is represented by an object, it also has properties that include a name and an ID that are referred to as the device name and device ID, respectively.
When a device connects to a network and tries to browse something, the browser sends out a packet of information identifying itself and the device, in which it sends out mostly the browser name, OS name and versions and sometimes device name (iPhone, iPad or a Blackberry etc) and based on this signature most solutions detect the device.
Anything that is Bluetooth-activated and set to "discoverable" will show up, usually identified by its default device name. Being "discoverable" means a gadget is visible to anyone searching, but even if it isn't, an attacker still can find it, using software available on the Internet.
Node WWN, port WWN, port symbolic name, port Fcld, type (p-to-p, loop, fabric), state, class of service, FC4 (ULP) support/active types, port support/active speed, max frame size, OS device name, number of discovered ports, fabric name.
Even if your device name becomes generic, like kleenex or band-aids, you'll still be known for it.
Device (device name): Prosorba Column[R] (apheresis)