Don't Let Rogue Agents Wreak Havoc on Your Lotus Domino Servers
With the right tools you can fix problem agents in minutes—instead of days
The common problems with Lotus Notes and Domino agents
Not all Lotus Notes and Domino agents are created equal. It's not uncommon to see buggy code, bad security settings or inappropriate run times for agents. Poorly written or wrongly scheduled agents can slow down or crash your servers, leave a mess of conflicts or even destroy data. Unfortunately, the native Domino tools for agent troubleshooting make it difficult—and sometimes impossible—to get essential problem-solving information. For example, the built-in Agent Manager will only let you see the agents that run today—that's not much help if an agent crashed the server the night before.
Analyze and modify all of a server's agents in a grid
See agent runtimes represented in a chart
In just one situation, agentEZ saved us dozens of hours of manual effort and helped us prevent any service disruption to our thousands of Notes users. Well done - a valued tool in our arsenal that I would recommend to anyone wishing to save time and improve service levels.
All the agents on a server laid out in an easy-to-read table: See any and all agents on a Domino server—even scheduled agents, out of office agents etc. It is impossible to see these things using the built-in Agent Manager.
Sort and group agents for clearer analysis: Make sense of your agents in seconds—the agentEZ interface supports extensive grouping, sorting and filtering. This lets you find troublesome agents right away.
Demystify agents and truly understand how they affect server performance: Get agent run duration as well as run schedule data and know exactly how much of a load agents are placing on your server. This unique-to-agentEZ data is invaluable for troubleshooting and performance tuning.
Quickly get to the bottom of agent failures: See up to 40 different categories of agent information within the agentEZ interface. This knowledge gives you the power to easily find and fix problem agents.
Instant access to all agent logs: Just right-click any agent to see its log for further analysis.
Enable or disable whole groups of agents with a single click: Simultaneously manage agents across any number of Notes databases with point-and-click efficiency.
Solve agent signature problems in a hurry: Incorrect signatures are a top cause of agent failures, agentEZ lets you spot these problems right away then apply the proper signing ID to an agent in a click.
Set the ‘run on’ server for multiple agents in just one click: You can change where any selection of agents will run by simply right-clicking and choosing a ‘run on’ server.
Run any agent on a server with a click: Launch agents quickly, without worrying about manually typing out console commands.
Apply special signatures to agents without switching IDs: agentEZ and signEZ work together seamlessly so you can quickly apply the right signature to agents.
Export agent data for backup, reporting and analysis: agentEZ supports a number of file formats for exporting agent information and you can even copy data from its ‘grid’ interface directly to a spreadsheet.
Quickly scrutinize agent code: If you spot a questionable agent, you can open it and see its code in Domino Designer in a single click.