Translations:WAPT - Concepts/12/en
waptservice is a secured system utility tool (agent) and constitutes the core of WAPT. Its purpose is to regularly query the waptrepo' to see whether new WAPT instructions exist for its host, and if so waptservice downloads the instructions to local cache. Depending on the chosen method, waptservice will execute the downloaded instructions.
waptservice then returns to the waptserver the result of the execution of the instructions. Thus, this method allows to automate software installations, updates, etc