Software Distribution and Maintainance
Mobile agents could be used to distribute software in a network environment or to do maintainance tasks.
- A new program is installed on a company's computers.
- A software company distributes the latest patch using the Internet.
- A new control program is send to a machine inside a factory.
- An error occurs in a machine. The manufacturer sends a mobile agent
to examine the problem.
Dirk Struve, 1998--09-20, 2000-10-03
- No special client needed, just the agent server.
- The agent server could be used to perform other tasks as well
- It is easy to use always the newest version of a maintainance program.