Provided by: Creative Commons
Date Added: Aug 2014
In distributed computing environment, mobile agents are mobile autonomous processes which operate on behalf of users (e.g., the Internet). These applications include a specialized search of a middleware services such as an active mail system, large free-text database, electronic malls for shopping, and updated networking devices. Mobile agent systems use less network bandwidth, increase asynchrony among clients and servers, dynamically update server interfaces and introduce concurrency. Due to software components, security of mobile agent is essential in any mobile agent based application.