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Installing IQ Bot in Express mode

  • Updated: 2021/12/14
    • Automation 360 v.x
    • Install
    • IQ Bot

Installing IQ Bot in Express mode

Install IQ Bot in Express mode with the default settings.


Complete the prerequisites: Prerequisites for installing IQ Bot in Express mode


  1. Double-click the Automation_A360_IQ_BOT_<build number>.exe file.
  2. In the IQ Bot Setup Wizard, click Yes, and then click Next.
  3. In the Prerequisites page, review the prerequisites and click Next.
  4. In the License Agreement page, review the license agreement, accept the terms, and click Next.
    IQ Bot runs a pre-installation check.

    The pre-installation screen appears, displaying the applications that do not have the required version and necessary ports along with the services occupying those ports.

  5. If the pre-installation check is not successful, uninstall the mentioned software and free the required ports.
    1. Click Retry.
    2. When the pre-installation check is successful, click Next.
    The Installation Type page appears with Express and Custom options.
    Note: Express installation installs HTTP-based IQ Bot without Active Directory support.
  6. Select Express and click Next.
  7. After you click Next, the unable to proceed with installation message might appear if the installer is unable to communicate with the Control Room or SQL Express. If the error message appears, perform these steps:
    1. Click Back to review or change the installation settings. Alternatively, exit the Setup Wizard and click Cancel.
    2. In the confirmation dialog box, click Yes to exit the Setup Wizard.

      This rolls back all the changes.

    3. Click No to resume.
  8. In the Ready to install the program page, click Install.
    The express installation begins and the system shows the Finished page after a few minutes to indicate a successful installation.
IQ Bot is installed with the following default settings:
  • Security type: None (HTTP)
  • Web configuration: <web url:port>
  • Database configuration: <database url:port> (user: aaadmin ; Authentication: SQL)
  • Database password: aabots@123
  • Host Gateway: <gateway:port> (SSL Offloading: No)
  • Output path: C:\Users\Public\Documents\Automation Anywhere IQBot Platform\Output\
  • Logging Path: C:\Users\Public\Documents\Automation Anywhere IQBot Platform\Logs\
  • Logging path Automation 360 IQ Bot A360.21 onward: C:\Users\Public\Documents\Automation 360 IQBot Platform\Logs\
  • Installation path for Automation 360 IQ Bot: C:\Program Files (x86)\Automation Anywhere IQ Bot A2019\
  • Installation path for Automation 360 IQ Bot A360.21 onward: C:\Program Files (x86)\Automation 360 IQ Bot\

Next steps

Verify that IQ Bot is installed, ensure that the IQ Bot services are running using the healthcheck APIs, and register IQ Bot with the Control Room. Postinstallation checklist

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