IQ Bot hardware and software requirements

Make a note of the following hardware and software requirements before installing IQ Bot.

Important: Install IQ Bot on a dedicated server, and install Control Room on a separate server.

To know more, see What is the limitation of installing both Control Room and IQbot in a same server (A-People login required)

Hardware requirements

IQ Bot Recommendation
Application server optimum requirements
  • 32 GB RAM
  • 8 Octa Core Processor
  • 500 GB hard disk space1
  • Ensure C: drive has 100 GB plus free hard disk space.

Database server optimum requirements

Server Recommendation
IQ Bot application server
  • 32 GB RAM
  • 8 Core Processor
  • 500 GB hard disk space
For all IQ Bot-related database servers
  • 16 GB RAM
  • 8 Core Processor
  • 500 GB hard disk space
Note: If hosting IQ Bot databases along with other application databases, ensure the hardware resources are increased proportionately.
Microsoft Azure SQL Database: production environment
  • vCore model (recommended)
  • DTU model (Premium tier recommended)
Amazon RDS: production environment db.t3.2xlarge or db.t3.xlarge

Software requirements

The following software is required for IQ Bot installation:
Software Details
Database Management System See IQ Bot database compatibility matrix for a list of compatible versions.
Automation Anywhere Control Room See IQ Bot version compatibility matrix for a list of compatible versions.
Supported web browsers
  • Google Chrome
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer (Version 11.3.3 onward)
    Important: When using Internet Explorer11, you might need to Display intranet sites in Compatible View in the Compatibility View Settings window.

Automation Anywhere IQ Bot is dependent on the following software, which are automatically installed during the installation process:

  • RabbitMQ v3.10.8
  • Erlang/OTP v25.1 (13.1)
  • NodeJS v14.20.0
  • Python3.11.1 (64 bit)
  • Microsoft .NET Framework v4.7.2. The system prompts for a restart to complete the update.
  • Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable 2017 x64 package
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Native Client - QFE
This is installed automatically by the installer. A system restart is required.
Note: In a cluster environment, all dependencies will get installed on each machine where IQ Bot is installed.