How To Create Personal Folder To Save Your Bots In Automation Anywhere

Introduction

This article describes how to store your all bots in a separate folder in Automation Anywhere using community edition.

If you are a beginner then need to check this article Getting Started Robotic Process Automation using Automation Anywhere to create environment of Automation Anywhere.

Create a New bot

After logging to Automation anywhere account through cloud community edition link,

How to create personal folder to save you bots in Automation Anywhere

You will see a Dashboard as shown in below image and you can create a new bot through the highlighted button ‘create a bot’-

How to create personal folder to save you bots in Automation Anywhere

Bot Configuration

After clicking on that button, you will get a popup window. It will ask some information about bot which you want to create like-

  • Name of bot
  • Description of bot
  • Folder location of bot

How to create personal folder to save you bots in Automation Anywhere

But here I want to add something related third option ‘Folder location of bot’. If you click on ‘Choose’ option to select the path and then click on ‘browse’ option in next window

How to create personal folder to save you bots in Automation Anywhere

Then you will get only default location like ‘Bots’ folder on root, but if you go to ‘Dashbaord ‘ and click on ‘Automation’ link on left panel then you can create a subfolder to store your bots separately.

How to create personal folder to save you bots in Automation Anywhere

You will get a popup window where you can fill subfolder name like I gave ‘CSharpConer’ and description (if you want). You can also choose the location where you want to create subfolder as Bots is a root folder over here.

How to create personal folder to save you bots in Automation Anywhere

After clicking on ‘create folder’ button, you can see ‘CSharpCorner’ subfolder under ‘Bots’ root folder.

How to create personal folder to save you bots in Automation Anywhere

So your subfolder is created now but you need to create a bot to save in ‘CSharpCorner’ folder to verify it. Through below option you can create a new bot(Create new->Bot).

How to create personal folder to save you bots in Automation Anywhere

After clicking on that button, Bot Configuration section will repeat as mentioned earlier in this article. You can fill name, description and path for new bot but here you can browse your newly created ‘CSharpCorner’ folder and click on choose.

How to create personal folder to save you bots in Automation Anywhere

You can see selected folder ‘CSharpCorner’ in path which exists in ‘Bots’ root folder

How to create personal folder to save you bots in Automation Anywhere

And after click on ‘Create & Edit’, bot will be created on selected location as you see in below image.

How to create personal folder to save you bots in Automation Anywhere