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Performing a Pega Robot Manager version update

Suggest edit Updated on October 7, 2021

Take advantage of the advances in robotic process automation that come with the latest version of Pega Robot Manager by upgrading your application version.

Before you begin:
  1. Download and install the latest version of Robot Manager.
  2. If you are upgrading from a version of Robot Manager earlier than version 5, upgrade the rendering of Robot Manager pages and widgets by running the pxMigrateRobotLogEntriesToV5 activity.
    Tip: You can search for such records as activities by using the Dev Studio search box, as shown in the following example:
    Searching for activity rules in Dev Studio
    Searching for activity rules in Dev Studio
  3. If you are upgrading from Robot Manager on the Pega Platform version 7.x to Robot Manager on the Pega Platform version 8.x, configure application definition to point to the latest version of Robot Manager:
    1. In Dev Studio, click ApplicationDefinition.
    2. In the Build on applications section, change the PegaRoboticAutomationConsole name to PegaRobotManager and update the corresponding Version field to point to the latest Robot Manager version, as shown in the following example:
      Updating the application name and version
      Updating the application name and version so that it points
                                        to the latest version of Pega Robot Manager
  4. Restore any pre-upgrade customizations to dynamic system settings and agent schedule settings.
  5. Restart robots and assignment types.
What to do next: Improve the efficiency of your robotic workforce and benefit from the better user experience in the latest version of Robot Manager, as described in What's new in Pega Robot Manager.
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