JFrog Connect Agent is a lightweight software service that is responsible to keep your products connected to Connect platform 24/7.
Connect Agent was designed with a few key points in mind:
Lightweight - consumes only ~4MB of disk space and ~11MB of RAM.
Always on - the Agent service is always running in the background, even in case of no internet connection, the agent will always keep the device accessible remotely when the internet connections return.
Zero dependencies - designed to run as an "add-on", nothing needs to be installed additionally to make it work.
Smart network behavior - the agent only communicates as a client-side on port 443 with Connect servers. No open network ports or listening servers are needed on the edge device.
Connect Agent works on any Linux-based device out-of-the-box: