Creating, Modifying, and Troubleshooting Agents

An agent is a self-contained program that can perform tasks on one or more databases. Some examples of the power and flexibility that agents provide include the following:

  • Agents can run in any Domino environment: on a specific server, on several servers, on workstations, or when launched by Web clients accessing a Domino server.

  • Agents can be programmed through the use of simple actions, formulas, LotusScript, or Java, enabling you to select the best language for a particular task.

  • Agents are not tied to a specified design element, so that you can write modular, reusable code.

  • A user can explicitly call agents from the menu, an action, a hot spot, or a URL.

  • Agents can be scheduled to run automatically ...

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