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IQ Bot system requirements

  • Updated: 2022/02/03
    • 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.
Note: When you migrate from any of the earlier IQ Bot versions (11.x or 6.x) to Automation 360 IQ Bot, ensure that you update the Microsoft Windows Server Operating System to one of the versions listed in the table below.

The following table lists 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
  • Microsoft SQL Azure (RTM)

  • Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS)

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

The following table provides 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 Minimum requirements
Application server
  • 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 98 (or later)

Mozilla Firefox 80 (or later)

Internet Explorer 11
Important: When using Internet Explorer 11, you might have to Display intranet sites in Compatible View in the Compatibility View Settings window.
SMB File Share Azure File Share with Server Message Block 2.0 and 3.x (SMB) protocol.
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.

  • Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable 2017 x64 package
  • Erlang v23.3.4.4
  • RabbitMQ v3.8.18
  • NodeJS v10.24.1
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Native Client- QFE
  • Python 3.9.12 (32 bit)
  • Java Virtual Machine (JVM)- 8
Note: In a cluster environment, all dependencies are installed on each machine where IQ Bot is installed.
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