Bot Runner is a tool that lets you launch bots in any workspace, server or virtual machine. When it is running, an icon is shown in the system tray.
Bot Runner system tray icon
Right clicking this icon will show 'Settings', 'Open logs' and 'Quit' buttons. 'Open logs' opens the folder that contains the log files. 'Quit' closes Bot Runner. 'Settings' lets you access its main features. We will now describe it.
This is how the Bot Runner main window looks like.
Overview of Bot Runner. To the left there are menus containing its main features.
Here is the list of its features:
- Welcome. A welcome message. It also has the 'Run Bot' button that lets you select and run the desired bot. Bot Runner works with .neex files.
- Log In. This menu lets you input your credentials and log in to your account. It is optional. You can do this to be able to execute bots from Orchestrator SaaS and/or to track time to analyze your productivity. If you want to just run bots from the local machine, it is not necessary to log in.
- Credentials. This feature lets you safely store any credentials that need to be used in bots you develop.
- Services. Here you can connect to Google, Microsoft and ABBYY services so your bots could access the features provided by them.
- Web Browser. Contains options related to interaction with browsers during bots execution.
- Proxy. Lets you set up the proxy settings if required.
- Certificates. Lets you define the behavior related to HTTP and E-mail certificates handling.
- Performance. Controls the autologging feature and the execution status window.