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When scaling an application by running it on multiple servers, that is when an application consisting of multiple databases (in our case 100s) is spread on multiple servers to improve performance. In this case the need arises to have Agent1 on Server1 start Agent2 on Server2.
Webb applications, APIDatabase1 on APIServer1 is http-enabled and public. APIDatabase1 needs to start one or more agents in backend databases on Server1, Server2, etc, which for security reasons are not public and therefore not on APIServer1.
we have a customized flow engine,which have rules to run when flow case be submitted.the Rule is one document contains lotus script to be execute.usually,the script will have "use xxx" declare statement in head,to import script libraries from current database(where flow document based).
when an agent want to make a flow document which in other database to be submit,it must call an agent in target database with "RunOnServer",otherwise,it will encounter erros when import libraries for the rules.
I do not want to call the "working" agent via http because it's not safe,and i want the whole thing to be execute like an integrated process.
so,when the caller agent is on a server diffrent with the one which flow document located,calling agents on foreign servers with "RunOnServer" is crucial.
Especially the business need for why one agent starting another agent on another server is unclear.