US 11,055,039 B2
Information processing apparatus, control method therefor and storage medium
Ryuji Nagahara, Tokyo (JP)
Assigned to CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA, Tokyo (JP)
Filed by CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA, Tokyo (JP)
Filed on Oct. 3, 2019, as Appl. No. 16/592,127.
Claims priority of application No. JP2018-189139 (JP), filed on Oct. 4, 2018.
Prior Publication US 2020/0110562 A1, Apr. 9, 2020
Int. Cl. G06F 3/12 (2006.01); H04N 1/32 (2006.01)
CPC G06F 3/1236 (2013.01) [G06F 3/1209 (2013.01); H04N 1/32539 (2013.01)] 14 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. An information processing apparatus having a plurality of external ports which allow network adapters to be connected, the information processing apparatus comprising:
one or more processors; and
one or more memories configured to store instructions executable by the one or more processors to cause the information processing apparatus to:
control to notify a user of information regarding connection statuses of the network adapters, in a case where a number of the network adapters connected to the information processing apparatus via the external ports exceeds a predetermined upper limit and an operation mode of using network adapters connected to the external ports is set as an operation mode of the information processing apparatus; and
control to notify the user of information regarding the connection statuses of the network adapters, in a case where the network adapters are not connected to the information processing apparatus via the external ports and an operation mode of using the network adapters connected to the external ports is set as the operation mode of the information processing apparatus,
wherein the network adapter to be connected is a network adapter for providing a network communication using an Internet Protocol (IP) address.