Manage device pools
A device pool is a logical grouping of similar type of devices on which bots are run as work items from their respective queues. For example, you can group devices of a particular department/unit and create a device pool for it.
IntroductionYou can manage all device pools that can be used for work items in Workload Management if you are a device Pool Admin. You can view only those device pools for which you have device Pool Owner, Pool Consumer or both privileges.
The device pool owner privilege allows you to create device pools comprising Bot Runners.
The My device pools page is illustrated in the following figure:
For ease of access, you can search by device pool name.
The following describes the list of items that can be viewed in the table:
Shows device's status. Here, status refers to the status of both User and Device from which the user is connects.
|Device Pool Name||Shows name of the device pool|
Shows status of the devices that are part of that particular device pool
|# of Automations||Shows the number of automation that are currently deployed on that particular device pool|
|# of Devices||Shows the number of devices that are included in the device pool|
|Owners||Shows the owner name(s) of the device pool|
- Click a column to sort it in ascending and descending order. You can sort up to three columns by holding the Shift key when you click two more columns. This gives you the option of sorting two additional columns. This way the sorting is done on the entire table and not just the data that is currently visible to you. The last sorting is stored in memory applied by a user per session.
- Use a drag-and-drop operation to move the column left or right
- Move your mouse cursor at the end of the column and drag to re-size
The following describes the tasks that you can do on an individual device pool:
|Run||Allows you to run a Bot on the device pool immediately|
|View||Allows you to Create device pools|
|Edit||Allows you to Edit device pool|
|Delete||Allows you to Deleting device pools|
Alternatively, you can select all device pools and do the following actions. Note that these actions can be doed only at a table level and not on individual items.
|Delete||Allows you to delete one or more device pools|
Allows you to show or hide columns other than Device Pool Name
When you want to do actions such as Run bot with queue or Create a device pool quickly without switching your current location, you can use the following options:
|Run bot with queue||Allows you to run bot with a queue for workload management|
|Create device pool||Allows you to Create device pools for workload management|
All the Create, Update, Delete actions are tracked in audit log for record keeping and future use. You can refer those entries in the Audit Log page.
To view details of the audit entry, click View which is visible when you mouse over .