Run your first bot
Run a bot from the same device that you used to create the bot.
Log in to your instance of the Automation Anywhere Control Room, and complete these steps:.
These steps describe the guided workflow for first-time users. The guided workflow is only displayed the very first time you complete these steps.
You can run a bot from the following devices:
- The same device you are using to log in to the Control Room.
- Another device you registered that has the same login credentials as the machine you are using to log in to your Community Control Room or a device with defined credentials in the Control Room.
Locate and select your bot.
From your Control Room dashboard left panel, select Automation. A list of available bots and forms is displayed.
Select the bot to run.
From the Files and folders table, mouse over the ellipsis (three stacked dots) to the right of your bot's name.
The Edit TaskBot panel appears.
Click the Run Task bot icon.
The Run bot now window opens. In the Task Bots table, your bot is selected to run.
The Device tab opens with a table of one or more registered devices.
- If your device is not already selected, select your device to run the bot, and click the right arrow.
Click Run bot now.
Control Room uses the credentials in your profile to log in to the device you selected and runs the bot.The In progress activity window opens with the status of the running bot. When the bot is done, it disappears from this window.
Click Historical to see if your bot ran
Watch the following video on how to run your first bot in the Community Edition: