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Provide Trigger Support (File/Folder/Email)

Many use cases implemented with IBM RPA with Automation Anywhere are using the trigger feature to issue the bot start. Triggers like a new file in a given directory, a new email arrived are often needed and used.
about 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Planned for future release

Include DBA out-of-the-box connectors with IBM RPA

It would be nice to have BAW, ODM, Filenet, CMOD connectors to be pullable as commands instead of always built from scratch.
over 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 1 Future consideration

When a bot runtime fails, add a shortcut in the web client to send the error and the error line number to the clipboard

In the web client, looking at a job log, we can click on details to see all the logs. Often enough, we only care about the error message that made the bot crash. Having a button that puts the error line number and the error message on the clipboar...
9 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 2 Future consideration

Recorder with the PROTHEUS - TOTVS system

The TOTVS Protheus system is widely used by companies, but the IBM Automation Recorder does not work for it, the components are not found. This makes it unfeasible to automate it with the IBM Automation tool. I request the implementation in the IB...
about 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 4 Future consideration

The possibility of deleting disable schedules

In the WebClient, a user could delete disabled schedules, because why keep a really old and obsolete schedule, if he can delete, will be good to make the client leaner.
over 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Future consideration

Add trace/debugging mode for IBM RPA clients (Agent)

Improve the serviceability in the debugging of the IBM RPA client logs. Users currently, to enable logs in the information level, have to manually navigate to the installation folder, change the log files manually and restart the IBM RPA agent ser...
3 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Future consideration

Add support for missing Java controls

Some Java applications are not fully supported by the IBM RPA STUDIO recorder today. Elements that we don't have a code-level procedure for preventing the rest of the recorder's interaction with other parts of the application. An example of this...
about 2 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Under review

Execution via runtime with total admin privileges (runtime)

Essa ideia surgiu a cerca de 1 ano, mediante a necessidade de que nos deparamos com nossos clientes em que um programa, usando por um robô, é executado em seu processo somente com os privilégios total ativado(Modo Administrador). Em testes com a e...
2 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Future consideration

Connect to Terminal 3270 with TLS Protocol

Currently, the "Connect to Terminal" command does not accept any security protocol during the connection. It was informed by IBM Support that this feature never existed, but now a customer using Terminals with TLS protocol has been found. So if th...
2 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Planned for future release

Collection to Json Command

Have a command that turns a collection on IBM RPA into a Json object and vice-versa.
9 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Future consideration