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Using the Recorder on Citrix Virtual Apps servers

  • Updated: 4/02/2020
    • Automation 360 v.x
    • Install
    • RPA Workspace

Using the Recorder on Citrix Virtual Apps servers

The Record: Capture cloning action requires specific configurations to capture objects from applications available through the Citrix StoreFront on a remote Citrix Virtual Apps server. Ensure the required components are installed on the local machine and the remote Citrix Virtual Apps server.

Create bots with applications running on a remote Citrix Virtual Apps server using the Automation Anywhere remote agent for Citrix.

Procedure

  1. Log in to the Citrix Virtual Apps server StoreFront.
  2. Run the Automation Anywhere remote agent for Citrix: Select Citrix server > Citrix StoreFront > AARemoteAgent.
    AARemoteAgent is the Citrix name for the Automation Anywhere remote agent for Citrix.
  3. Run the target application from the Citrix StoreFront.
  4. Log in to your registered local machine with the Bot agent and Citrix Receiver installed.
  5. Log in to the Control Room from your registered local machine.
  6. Create a new bot or edit an existing bot.
  7. Select the auto login feature to log in to a Citrix environment when it is locked or logged off.
    Note: To ensure the auto login works, always log off the Citrix Receiver associated with the Citrix Virtual Apps server before you disconnect.
  8. Start the Recorder.
  9. From the Automation Anywhere Record Application selection window, select the target application from the drop-down list in the Window or URL field, and click Start recording.
    Note: The remote application has \\Remote label at the end of the application name.
  10. When the steps to record are completed, click End recording.
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