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Pega Robot Manager 6.1

Use Pega Robot Manager™ to monitor the performance, health, and throughput of your robotic process automation (RPA) robots.

You can do the following tasks:

  • Manage robots start, stop, schedule, and move between work groups
  • Manage assignments start, stop, and set key thresholds that allow for end-user notifications
  • Configure the organizational hierarchy of departments and users
  • Apply roles to users to define the tasks that they can perform
  • Update automation packages and deploy them to robotic work groups, departments, and users
  • Securely manage the package life cycle from development, testing, and up to the production stage
  • Configure e-mail notification in the case of unexpected issues with robots or scheduling

Use Pega Robot Manager™ to monitor the performance, health, and throughput of your robotic process automation (RPA) robots.

For more information about configuring and using RPA with Pega Platform™, see Configuring robotic process automation.

Pega Robot Manager version 6.1 is a maintenance release. It is functionally equivalent to Pega Robot Manager 6.0, with the added support for Pega Platform 8.1 and bug fixes summarized here.

Pega Robot Manager 6 and 6.1 for Pega Platform 7.4

Pega Robot Manager 6.0 and 6.1 are supported on Pega Platform 7.4. To download Pega Robot Manager from Pega Exchange, go to the Pega Robot Manager page.

You must also use Pega Robotic Automation 8.0 SP1 2019 at a minimum. For best results, use the latest version available (8.0 SP1 2025 or later).

For information about Pega Robot Manager, see:

Pega Robot Manager 6.1 for Pega Platform 8.1

Pega Robot Manager 6.1 is supported on Pega Platform 8.1. To download Pega Robot Manager from Pega Exchange, go to the Pega Robot Manager page.

You must also use Pega Robotic Automation 8.0 SP1 2023 at a minimum. For best results, use the latest version available (8.0 SP1 2025 or later).

For information about Pega Robot Manager, see:

Enhancements in Pega Robot Manager 6

Pega Robot Manager 6 includes the following enhancements

  • Redesigned work groups interface each work group has a separate page containing a list of associated robots, assignments, packages and performance metrics.
  • New assignment prioritization method: By urgency.
  • New performance metric: Savings.
  • New robot state - "Standby". Robot is ready to accept commands or a schedule.
  • Ability to manually start, stop, and terminate robots that are running with the RPA Service. Termination is possible if there is an error while stopping the robot.
  • Ability to move robots between work groups.
  • Ability to create schedules for robots that are running with an RPA Service.
  • Ability to perform bulk actions on multiple robots (start, stop, move) on the redesigned list of all robots.
  • Configurable e-mail notification in the case of unexpected issues with robots or scheduling, including scheduling service down, robot loses connectivity, assignment past SLA deadline, and so on.
  • Ability to simulate metrics on the dashboard.

Updates and improvements in Pega Robot Manager 6.1

Item IDDescription
EPIC-36530, US-250166,US-266340, US-265090, US-264911, US-265090, US- 266842UI related updates:
  • Support for UI Kit-12
  • Other UI related updates on various screens
US- 266842Removed ability to use a comma in the name of a Work group or Assignment type. Also required at least one Assignment type when creating a Work group through the UI.
US- 266842Resolved inconsistency with MSSQL Server database related to adding a new assignment type to a work group.
 Start/Stop actions now allowed for robots that were once Standalone but are now controlled by an RPA Service.
US-267713, US-268641Improved logging of deferred scheduled actions in the Audit table.
US-266289Resolved inconsistencies related to scheduling in regards to Daylight Savings Time and other time zone and scheduling issues.
US-267943System info now displays the version of the Robot Manager along with the platform version
 

Improved security with revised access roles defined for Robot Manager and updated Bankerpro sample application’s access groups to include minimum required roles. Access roles shipped with Robot Manager have been re-structured to allow Administrative (also called Registration) Operator to register RPA robots and RPA Service operators, without requiring access to PegaRULES:SysADM4.

BUG-422740, BUG-422743Resolved bug around receiving notifications when RPA Service is down during a scheduled action.

Published June 28, 2018 — Updated April 1, 2019


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