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This guide will take you through the common steps for downloading and installing the Robotic Workforce Manager (RWM) application, regardless of the RPA vendor selected.
RWM relies on a set of bundled plugins that Appian supports as part of the application. Support for use of these plugins in other scenarios is provided by the Appian community in accordance with AppMarket guidelines.
You won't need to do the the steps on this page if you are using a new Appian cloud site with Appian RPA enabled. The RWM application will be pre-installed.
You'll complete these steps to install RWM:
The encryption functions plug-in has additional required set up instructions. The plug-in file and instructions are both available for download as one package.
To add a plug-in on a Cloud site:
Navigate to the Appian Administration Console.
Click Plug-ins in the left side of the Admin Console.
Click Deploy New Plug-ins.
Search for the given plug-ins, select the plug-in, and click deploy.
The instructions below apply for Appian Cloud installations using MySQL. Steps may vary depending on database vendor.
Navigate to the Cloud Database page.
RoboticWorkforceManager(RWM)v5.5.sql file in the Scripts folder and click Go to run the script.
Importing the RWM application package downloaded,
Robotic WorkForce Manager.zip and its corresponding
Robotic WorkForce Manager.properties file follows the standard Appian application import process. However, the configuration of the
Robotic Workforce Manager.properties file varies by the selected RPA vendor.
Your RWM installation is now almost complete! Proceed with your vendor-specific import and setup below:
Using more than one RPA vendor with RWM? You'll only need to download and install RWM once. Once you download the application and complete the installation steps listed on this page, follow the configuration instructions for each vendor.
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