Dear SAPLearners, in this blog post you will learn the steps to install SAP Intelligent Robotic Process Automation 2.0 on-premise components.
🤖 SAP iRPA 2.0
SAP defines SAP Intelligent Robotic Process Automation (SAP Intelligent RPA) as a complete automation suite where software robots mimic humans by replacing manual steps to automate definable and repeatable business processes across LoBs.
Developers or business process experts can easily build bots with the low-code/no-code approach, that augment human tasks and automate processes to save time, costs and reduce human errors in business operations.
You can also watch the introductory video here.
Now speaking about on-premise tools need to build and run automation project, there are 2 main on-premise components of SAP Intelligent Robotic Process Automation.
👉 SAP iRPA Desktop Studio
It is a software component that is to be install on a developer’s workstation. Desktop Studio is used to create applications and develop automation scripts to control the automation execution. Desktop Studio requires Desktop Agent and a connection to Cloud Factory in order to work properly.
👉 SAP iRPA Desktop Agent
This software component that is to be install on a user’s workstation. It runs the applications by replicating the user actions. Desktop Agent performs the task using set of scripts which are created using Desktop Studio and deployed to SAP Cloud Platform Cloud Foundry.
📚 SAP Intelligent Robotic Process Automation 2.0 Installation Guide
Lets see the steps to install SAP Intelligent Robotic Process Automation both Desktop Studio and Desktop Agent.
- Download the components from SAP download center.
Go to SAP Software Downloads, to download the on-premise components of SAP Intelligent Robotic Process Automation. You need S-User Id and necessary permission to download the software.
- Launch the windows installer
- Setup Wizard
Follow the SAP Intelligent Robotic Process Automation setup wizard, to install the components.
- Choose the components
Select both Desktop Agent and Desktop Studio components and click on Next.
- Installation Folder
Choose the installation folder or leave it to default location. Click Next.
- Ready to Install
To confirm the installation click on Install.
- SAP iRPA 2.0 installation progress
It may take couple of minutes to complete the installation.
- Complete SAP iRPA 2.0 installtion
After installation is completed, click on Finish to complete setup.
- Launch the Desktop Studio
- Launch the Desktop Agent
If you launch the Desktop Agent, you will see the below screen. We still have to complete Tenant Registration which we will show in next tutorials.
Congrats!! you have successfully learnt the steps to install SAP Intelligent Robotic Process Automation 2.0 on-premise components. This is just an introductory blog post and we will be writing more tutorials on SAP IRPA 2.0
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