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MAGE (mobile agent-based grid environment) is a monitoring system on Grid computing environment to provide a dynamically reconfigurable multi-layered architecture. With the growing requirement of computational power and hardware resources, Grid takes one of the major roles in several researches and many business areas. Grid computing has, recently, migrated to pervasive and ubiquitous computing with the advanced capabilities of mobile, lightweight, and thin devices. MAGE, an agent-based lightweight Grid application toolkit, consists of multi-hierarchical layers with dynamically configurable agents to achieve independence from various types of communication, message interpretation, and diverse actual tasks. Each element of application can be replaced with a new task without intervention of other tasks because an agent represents a service in MAGE. This paper describes various Grid design issues and advantages of MAGE.