View the list of supported databases, database server type, version, hardware, and operating system requirements, and database backup and recovery requirements.
For latest updates, see Microsoft SQL Server Hardware and Software requirements.
Database server hardware requirements
|Microsoft SQL Server database||4-core Intel Xeon Processor||8 GB||500 GB||1 GbE|
Database server version and operating system requirements
Microsoft SQL Server database is required.
|Database type||Database version||Database edition||Installed OS||Supported platforms||Configuration requirement|
|Microsoft SQL Server database||
||Amazon Web Services Relational Database Service (RDS)||
Installed and configured.
Only option for Express installations.
Enable protocols for Named Pipes and TCP/IP.
- All database versions support all certified operating systems.
- We have certified Amazon RDS for SQL Server and Azure SQL single database for PaaS deployment.
- We recommend Enterprise or Standard editions of Microsoft SQL Server database for production use and to ensure business continuity with HA and DR deployments. You can configure the Express edition of Microsoft SQL Server for Automation 360 testing and proof of concept (POC) purposes.
Required database information for Automation Anywhere installation
When you install Automation Anywhere, you are prompted to provide information specific to the database type you are using. The following table summarizes the required information.
|Microsoft SQL Server database|
|Database (SQL Server) authentication
Note: Linux installations use this authentication method
Provide credentials for a Microsoft SQL Server user who has permission to connect to the database.
Use only supported characters for the authentication user name and password. See Supported special characters. Do not use semicolons ( ; ) in the database password.
SQL Database server Login ID:
SQL Database password:
sa user authentication is mandatory.
Database names cannot be blank, have spaces, or include a percent ( % ). Restrict the names to alphanumeric, period ( . ), hyphen ( - ), and underscore ( _ ).
Connection to this port is mandatory.
|Secure connection (optional) and certificate||Provide a CA certificate. Ensure the certificate host name and database connection are the same.|
Provide the user with
The preferred method is to use the Domain user account.
The Windows credentials of the user logged in to the device to connect to the database server.