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Force unlock bots

  • Updated: 5/31/2021
    • 11.3.x
    • Explore
    • Enterprise

Force unlock bots

As a Control Room user with Unlock Bot privileges, you can forcefully unlock one or more bots that are checked out by a Bot Creator in the Enterprise Client. This option is available only when version control is enabled.

Unlock a bot

You can forcefully unlock a bot (single) if locked for editing by the Bot Creatoror in Enterprise Client.

To unlock a checked out bot from the Control Room:

  1. Go to Bots > My Bots.

    The My Bots page is launched.

  2. In the Files and folders list for the bot that is locked, hover over the actions icon.
  3. Click the unlock icon.
    • Select Yes, unlock to confirm. The bot is unlocked successfully.
    • Select No, cancel to go back to the Files and folders list without unlocking the bot.

Unlock multiple bots

You can forcefully unlock selected bots (multiple) if locked for editing by the Bot Creator in Enterprise Client.

To unlock checked out bots from the Control Room:

  1. Go to Bots > My Bots.

    The My Bots page is launched.

  2. In the Files and folders list, select bots that are locked by clicking the corresponding check boxes.
  3. Click the icon the unlock icon above the table.

    The system display a message box that provides information about the user that has locked the bot.

    Note: Version 11.3.4You must have the View user basic permission to view information about the user that has locked the bot.
  • Select Yes, unlock to confirm.
  • Click No, cancel to go back to the Files and folders list without unlocking the bots.

    If Bots that are already in Unlocked state are selected, the Control Room skips unlocking them.

Audit Logs

For all the bots that are forcefully unlocked, audit entries are logged in the Audit log page.

The status of an unsuccessful unlock is shown with its reason in the Results column of the Audit logs details page.

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