The Harness Delegate is a service you run in your local network or VPC to connect your cloud infra, artifact servers, repos, collaboration, and verification providers with the Harness Manager.
Here’s a picture of the Harness architecture and how the Delegate fits in:
Installing the Delegate is first step when setting up Harness and enables you to integrate with your resources as you create your CD pipeline.
Typically, you will need one Delegate for every 300-500 service instances across your applications. So it’s important to know how the Harness Manager identifies and selects the Delegates that perform your CD operations. The following topics can help:
If you run into issues, check the Delegate troubleshooting content for help.