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Interaction with iframes in different contexts

All web commands do not support the interaction in iframes with different contexts. For example: A website with a page that contains five iframe contexts, with all of them being identical. Field1 Field2 Field3 Field4 Field5 If I try to interact wi...
about 2 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Under review

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

Support ODM Rule Designer on MacOS

After upgrading to ODM 8.10.2, found out that RuleFlows and Decision Tables do not work on MacOS. So the recommended solution is to either use Decision Center or Windows VM to make changes. We would like for IBM to make the same functionality work...
over 1 year ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Not under consideration

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

IBM BPM Audit Trial

IBM BPM such a robust system should come with the audit trial feature, whereby it should able to capture the login / logout and activities performed by users.
about 3 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 1 Future consideration

IBM BPM Portal user session

The BPM Portal session doesn't expire after the timeout set to 15 minute , however it keep the user session valid . As per IBM BPM support we made the changes on following app -App_clustermember IBM_BPM_Portal_TMS_AppCluster IBM_BPM_Teamworks_TMS_...
almost 4 years ago in Business Automation Workflow 0 Future consideration

Blueworks space/diagram creator history

System: Blueworks Live Actor: All Blueworks Live users Currently, the history of who created a space or a diagram is lost as soon as another person edits the space or the diagram. The history of who created the space/diagram is important to us bec...
about 4 years ago in Blueworks Live 3 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

Stats break down - functionality to be added

In the Workflow ‘Stats', a feature needs to be built such that, upon filtering, we should be able to get the break-down of Stats, i.e. Count of;1. How many processes have been completed 2. How many approved 3. How many rejected 4. How many are sti...
over 1 year ago in Blueworks Live 2 Future consideration