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Installing Pega Robot Studio

4 Tasks

15 mins

Pega Robotic Automation 22.1
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Beginner Pega Robotic Automation 22.1 Robotic Process Automation English

Scenario

The challenges in the Robotic System Architect mission require Pega Robot Studio v22, Google Chrome, and the challenge assets. Google Chrome must be downloaded and installed prior to completing the installation process. In this challenge, you will complete the following tasks:

  • Install any prerequisites missing from your system for Pega Robot Studio v22.
  • Install Pega Robot Studio v22.
  • Install and enable Pega Browser Extension (PBE).
  • Download and install BankerInsight and the Robot Studio challenge assets.
Note: If you already have Pega Robot Studio v19.1 installed, ensure that you are on at least version 19.1.109 before installing version 22. For more information about running versions 19 and 22 on the same machine, see Running Robot Studio 19.1 and 22.1 on the same computer.

You must initiate your own Pega instance to complete this Challenge.

Initialization may take up to 5 minutes so please be patient.

Detailed Tasks

1 Installing prerequisites for Robot Studio

  1. Download and extract the Pega Robot Studio ZIP file to your desktop.Pega Robot Studio installation ZIP file
  2. In Windows, in the extracted folder, double-click PegaRobotStudioSetup.exe to begin the installation process.
    The Pega Robot Studio download directory with PegaRobotStudioSetup.exe selected.
  3. In the User Access Control dialog box, click Yes to proceed with the installation.
    User Access Control dialog box with Yes highlighted.
    Note: Depending on your system configuration, you may be prompted to enter your Windows credentials to proceed.
  4. In the Robot Studio installer window, click Next to begin the Prerequisites Setup wizard.
    Pega Robot Studio prerequisites setup wizard dialog box.
    Note: If you already have the prerequisites installed, the installer will not reinstall the necessary components. You can proceed to the next task to install Pega Robot Studio.
  5. Click Next to install the prerequisites for Robot Studio.
    Pega Robot Studio prerequisites installer dialog box.
  6. In the Microsoft Visual C++ installer dialog box, review the license terms and select the I agree... checkbox to agree to the license terms.
    Microsot Visual C++ redstributable installer dialog box.
  7. Click Install to install the Microsoft Visual C++ redistributable package.
  8. Click Close to close the Microsoft Visual C++ installer.
    The Robot Studio installer continues installing prerequisites.
  9. Repeat steps 6-8 for the second Microsoft Visual C++ redistributable package installer.
  10. In the Pega Native Foundation Setup installer, click Next to begin installing Pega Native Foundation.
    Pega Native Foundation installer welcome dialog box.
  11. Review the End-User License Agreement and click the radio button to agree to the License Agreement.
    Pega Native Foundation license with the radio button selected to accept the terms.
  12. Click Next to proceed with the installation.
  13. In the Select Installation Folder dialog box, review the Installation Folder location and then click Next.
  14. Click Install to install Pega Native Foundation.
    Pega Native Foundation install confirmation dialog box.
  15. When the installation completes, click Finish to complete the Pega Native Foundation Setup.
    You return to the Pega Robot Studio v22 installation process.
    Pega Native Foundation successful installation dialog box.

2 Installing Robot Studio v22 and Pega Browser Extension

  1. In the Pega Robot Studio v22 Setup wizard, click Next to begin the installation process.
    Pega Robot Studio setup wizard welcome dialog box.
  2. Review the License agreement and then click Accept to continue installing Robot Studio.
    Pega Robot Studio license agreement dialog box.
  3. Review the Installation Folder location and then click Next.
    Pega Robot Studio installation location dialog box.
  4. In the Install RPA Service dialog box, ensure that No is selected, then click Next.
    The installer displays the Connectivity Dialog dialog box.
    Pega Robot Studio setup Install RPA service dialog box with No selection.
  5. Select the Enable Robot Manager Connectivity radio button, and then click Next.
    Pega Robot Studio set up Connectivity dialog box.
  6. Accept the default values for Robot Manager connectivity, then click Next.
    The wizard displays the Browser Extensions dialog box.
    Pega Robot Studio setup Robot Manager connectivity dialog box with the default values unchanged.
  7. In the Browser Extensions dialog box, ensure that the Yes radio button is selected, then click Next.
    Browser extensions dialog box with Yes selected.
  8. In the Create application shortcuts dialog box, accept the default values and then click Next.
    Pega Robot Studio setup Create Application Shortcuts dialog box.
  9. Click Install to install the Pega Browser Extension and Robot Studio. The wizard displays the Pega Browser Extension Wizard.
    Pega Browser Extension Setup Wizard dialog box.
  10. On the Pega Browser Extension Setup Wizard, click Next to begin installing the browser extensions.
    Caution: Before installing Pega Browser Extension, ensure that neither Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge are running, including any hidden Edge processes such as processes started when you enabled the Edge Startup Boost feature. Use Windows Task Manager to check for hidden Edge processes, for example, msedge.exe.
  11. Review the License agreement and then click Accept to continue installing Pega Browser Extension.
    Pega Browser Extension License agreement dialog box.
  12. Review the Installation Folder location and then click Next.
  13. In the Browser extensions dialog box, leave the default values and then click Next.
    The wizard displays the Warning dialog box.
    Pega Browser Extension setup Browser extensions dialog box with the default values unchanged.
  14. Read the Warning, then click Next to continue the installation.
    Pega Browser Extension Warning about usage on a computer that is part of a domain network.
  15. Click Install to install Pega Browser Extension.
  16. When the installation is complete, click Finish to close the Pega Browser Extension Setup Wizard.
    Pega Robot Studio v22 begins its own installation process.
  17. When the installation is complete, click Finish to close the Pega Robot Studio v22 installer.
    The Thank You dialog box indicating a successful installation of Pega Robot Studio.

3 Enable Pega Browser Extension for Google Chrome

Caution: If you are installing Pega Browser Extension (PBE) on a computer that is on a network domain, such as a corporate laptop, contact your administrator for assistance enabling the extension. For more information about enabling PBE on a network domain, see PBE frequently asked questions.
  1. Open Google Chrome.
  2. In Chrome, in the More menu, click New extension added (Pega Robotics Automator).
    Chrome displays a confirmation dialog box.
    The More menu in google chrome, with New extension added (Pega Robotics automator) highlighted.
  3. In the dialog box, click Enable extension to enable the Pega Robotics Automator extension for Google Chrome.
    A Google Chrome confirmation dialog box, with Enable extension highlighted.
  4. Click Close to close Google Chrome.

4 Install BankerInsight and challenge assets

  1. Download the BankerInsight zip file.
  2. Create a new folder on your desktop and name it BankerInsight.
  3. Extract the BankerInsight zip file to the new folder.
  4. Download the RobotStudioChallengeAssets zip file.
  5. Create a new folder on your desktop and name it RobotStudioChallengeAssets
  6. Extract the contents of the RobotStudioChallengeAssets zip file to the new folder.

Confirm your work

  1. On your PC desktop, double-click the Pega Robot Studio v22 icon. The Pega Robot Studio splash screen appears.
    The Pega Robot Studio v22 desktop icon.
  2. On the Connect to server dialog box, click Cancel.
    The Connect to server dialog box in Pega Robot Studio.
  3. Ensure that Pega Robot Studio opens and displays the start screen. Click Close to close Pega Robot Studio.
    The Pega Robot Studio start screen.
  4. On your PC Desktop, ensure that the contents of the BankerInsight folder have the files in the following screenshot:
    The contents of the BankerInsight folder.
  5. On your PC Desktop, ensure that the contents of the RobotStudioChallengeAssets folder have the files in the following screenshot:
    The contents of the RobotStudioChallengeAssets folder.


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