May 27, 2015
One of the most valuable programmatic assets an organization can employ in an IBM Notes application is an agent. An agent can be written in numerous programming languages and can add a variety of robust functionality to any Notes application. However, agents can also present security loopholes, be a source for potential application bugs, and create a drain on server resources if not scheduled or managed correctly. The proactive Notes organization will deploy processes, procedures, or sometimes tools to help the administrators alleviate issues with agents before they get out of hand.