IQ Bot 11.x: Installing IQ Bot in Express mode

Install IQ Bot in Express mode with the default settings.


Complete the prerequisites: IQ Bot 11.x: Prerequisites for installing IQ Bot in Express mode


  1. Double-click the Automation_Anywhere_IQ_BOT_<version_number>.exe file.
  2. In the IQ Bot Setup Wizard, click Yes, and then click Next.
    Note: The Control Room installation does not have to be in Express mode to install IQ Bot Version 6.5 in Express mode.
  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 one of the following conditions is not met.
    1. If Control Room Version 11.3.1 base plus either Version or Version patch are not pre-installed on the target machine in Express mode.
    2. 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.
  9. For the Control Room, set the file as required based on the release version.
    For more information about the associated file for each release version, see IQ Bot version compatibility matrix.
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 IQ Bot A360.21 onward: C:\Users\Public\Documents\Automation 360 IQBot Platform\Logs\
  • Installation path for IQ Bot Version 11.3.5: C:\Program Files (x86)\Automation Anywhere IQ Bot\
  • Installation path for Automation 360 IQ Bot:C:\Program Files (x86)\Automation Anywhere IQ Bot A2019\
  • Installation path IQ Bot A360.21 onward: C:\Program Files (x86)\Automation 360 IQ Bot\

Next steps

IQ Bot 11.x: Registering IQ Bot with the Control Room

Register IQ Bot with Automation Anywhere Control Room.