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IQ Bot system requirements

  • Updated: 10/28/2021
    • Automation 360 v.x
    • Install
    • IQ Bot

IQ Bot system requirements

Review the operating system and database compatibility, database information, and the hardware and software requirements for Automation 360 IQ Bot.

Legal disclaimer: The information provided in this workflow might vary depending on which offering is being used. Administrative instructions might not be applicable to Automation 360 IQ Bot Community Edition.

The following tables list the operating system and database compatibility with Automation 360 IQ Bot On-Premises:

Operating system Supported platforms Database type Database version Database edition
Microsoft Windows Server:
  • 2019 Data Center
  • 2016 Data Center
  • 2016 R2 Standard
  • 2019 R2 Standard
  • Microsoft Azure Virtual Machines

  • Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)
  • Google Cloud Platform
  • Amazon WorkSpaces
  • Microsoft SQL Azure (RTM)

  • Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS)

  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • 2019
  • 2017
  • 2016
  • 2014
  • 2012
  • Express
  • Standard
  • Enterprise

The following tables provide the required database information:

Microsoft SQL Server and Amazon RDS databases
Required information Description
Database (SQL Server) authentication Provide credentials for a Microsoft SQL Server user who has permission to connect to the database.
Database name IQBot
Database port Default: 1433
Service credentials Provides the user with the following permissions:

Hardware requirements

IQ Bot Recommendation
Application server optimum requirements
  • 32 GB RAM
  • 8 Core Processor with support for AVX instructions set (this is a requirement starting from A2019.19)
  • 500 GB hard disk space
  • Ensure drive C has 100 GB plus free hard disk space
For all IQ Bot related database servers
  • 16 GB RAM
  • 8 Core Processor
  • 500 GB hard disk space
    Note: If you are hosting IQ Bot databases along with other application databases, ensure the hardware resources are increased proportionately.

Software requirements

Software Details
Database Management System Automation 360 IQ Bot feature comparison matrix
Automation Anywhere Control Room Automation 360 IQ Bot version compatibility
Web browsers Google Chrome 80 (or later)

Microsoft Edge Chromium

Important: When using Internet Explorer 11, you might have to Display intranet sites in Compatible View in the Compatibility View Settings window.
Dependencies Automation 360 requires the following software, which is automatically installed during the installation:
  • Microsoft .NET Framework v4.7.2

    The system prompts for a restart to complete the update.

  • Erlang v23.3.4.4
  • RabbitMQ v3.8.17
  • NodeJS v10.22.1
  • NodeJS v10.24.1
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Native Client- QFE
  • Python 3.9.5 (32 bit)
  • Python 3.8.5 (32 bit)
  • Java Virtual Machine (JVM)- 8
Note: In a cluster environment, all dependencies are installed on each machine where IQ Bot is installed.
Important: Stretch clusters are not supported.
  • Ensure that all the HA cluster nodes are configured in the same location. Do not configure the nodes in a single HA cluster that is located across various sites. Ensure that you configure one HA cluster at the primary site and the other HA cluster at the secondary site.
  • The Control Room and IQ Bot must be configured in the same data center to ensure communication between both the applications.
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