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Managing deployment packages in Pega Robot Manager

4 Tasks

30 mins

Pega Robot Manager 8.8
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Beginner Pega Robot Manager 8.8 Robotic Process Automation English


MyTown has completed the development for automation projects and is ready to begin testing. To facilitate the testing, MyTown will deploy the projects to Pega Robot Manager™ and then have the development team create a new package assignment group for deployment. You will then associate them with the appropriate workgroup to manage them throughout deployment. 

Complete the following tasks:

  • Verify that deployed automation packages are present
  • Change the package description
  • Create a package assignment group
  • Assign the new package assignment group to a work group

The following table provides the credentials you need to complete the challenge:

Role User name Password
Robot Manager System Administrator RMSysAdmin myt0wn@pp1

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 Verify deployed automation packages

  1. In the Pega Platform™ instance for the challenge, enter the following credentials:
    1. In the User name field, enter RMSysAdmin.
    2. In the Password field, enter myt0wn@pp1.  
  2. In the header of Dev Studio, click Launch portal > Robot Manager to open the Robot Manager portal. 
  3. In the navigation pane of Robot Manager, click Packages
    The Packages option in the navigation pane.
  4. On the Packages landing page, verify that there are deployed packages similar to the example shown in the following figure:
    List of deployed packages.

2 Update the package description

  1. On the Packages landing page, click MyTownWaterproj to open the package details page.
    The MyTownWaterproj package details.
  2. On the package details page for MyTownWaterproj, click Actions > Edit package.
    Edit package option
  3. In the Edit package window, in the Description field, enter Water and Sewer department automation to update the description.
  4. Click Submit to update the package description.
    Water and Sewer department automation.
  5. Verify that the new description is displayed for the MyTownWaterProj package, as shown in the following figure:
    The UI displays the description for the package.

3 Add new package assignment group

  1. On the MyTownWaterproj package details page, click Actions > Manage package assignment groups.
    Manage package assignment groups.
  2. In the Manage package assignment groups dialog box, click Add to add another line.
  3. In the Name field, enter Testing and development
  4. In the Version field, press the Down arrow key, and then select v1.0.
    Naming the package version.
  5. In the Pin group column, select the radio button next to the new package assignment group, and then click Submit to confirm.
    Select the Testing and development package assignment group.

4 Associate package to work group

  1. In the navigation pane of Robot Manager, click Unattended RPA > Work groups.
    Work groups in Robot Manager.
  2. On the Work groups landing page, click Inquiry WG to open the work group details page.
    The Inquiry WG tile.
  3. In the Package section, click Add new.
    Add a new package to the work group.
  4. In the Associate package dialog box, complete the details:
    1. In the Package field, enter MyTownWaterproj.
    2. In the Package assignment group field, select Testing and development, and then click Next.
      The Associate package dialog box.
  5. In the confirmation window, click Add to finish associating the package.
    Associate the new package.

Confirm your work

  1. In the navigation pane of Robot Manager, click Packages.
  2. On the Packages landing page, click MyTownWaterproj to open the package detail page.
  3. In the Package assignment group section, in the Name list, verify Testing and development is the active selection.
    Confirm the correct package version.
  4. In the Associated users and robots section, verify that the Inquiry WG work group is in the list, as shown in the following figure:
    The associated Inquiry WG.

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