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Cumulative Build Notes: Pega RPA Service 3.1

Build notes describe the changes that are included in each build that is created for the Pega RPA Service. Before you install one of these builds, familiarize yourself with the changes, new features, and resolved issues that are listed in the following table.

To request a build, go to Digital Software Delivery. For information on system requirements, review the installation instructions, which you can find on the Pega Robotic Automation product page.

Summary of changes

The changes that are included in the various Pega RPA Service builds are listed in the following table:

Pega RPA Service 3.1 Build Notes

Item number

Description

Assemblies

Build 3.1.6.0 — December 4, 2019 — bundled with Pega Robotic Automation 19.1.20.0
ISSUE-68867 This hotfix removes the requirement of an internet connection during the installation process. Installer MSI files
US-328600 This hotfix adds support to RPA Service for a new robot profile endpoint in Robot Manager. It reverts to an existing endpoint when a new endpoint does not exist. Pega.RpaService.Service.exe

Build 3.1.5.0 — October 11, 2019 — bundled with Pega Robotic Automation 19.1.14.0.

BUG-512701

This hotfix resolves an issue that could occur in the CommonConfig.xml file if you enabled the CredentialManager server and set the providerType to DPAPI.

OpenSpan.Security.dll

Build 3.1.4.0 — September 27, 2019 — bundled with Pega Robotic Automation 19.1.13.0.

BUG-508009

This hotfix adds the ScheduledTaskStartBoundary configuration setting to the RPAService.config.xml file. Use this setting to ensure that the start boundary does not occur before the scheduled task.

OpenSpan.WinLogon.Scheduler.dll

US-323726

This hotfix adds the BaseURL key to the AppSettings section in the RPAService.config.xml file. The system uses the value that you specify in this key instead of the BaseURL key value in the RobotManager section of the CommonConfig.xml file.

This key only applies to the Pega RPA Service.

CredentialManagerConfig.xml

US-323723

This hotfix enables you to get and set custom credentials by using the IClientCredentialProvider interface.

To set up custom credentials, use the CredentialManager server options in the CommonConfig.xml file, and make corresponding entries in the CredentialManagerConfig.xml file.

For the credential provider, set the providerType attribute in the CredentialManagerConfig.xml file to Client and include values for the assemblyName and className attributes.

CredentialManagerConfig.xml
OpenSpan.ApplicationFramework.dll
OpenSpan.Controls.dll
OpenSpan.Security.dll
Pega.ClientCredentialProvider.dll

Build 3.1.3.0 — August 19, 2019 — bundled with Pega Robotic Automation 19.1.7.0.

US-318438

This hotfix modifies the Pega RPA Service to use the correct argument format when passing the workgroup option to the Pega.Loader.exe program.

In addition, this hotfix also updates the Pega RPA Service to use a signed version of the Framework binaries and modifies the CredMgrUI.exe program to ignore empty credentials.

FrameworkBinaries/OpenSpan.Branding.dll
FrameworkBinaries/OpenSpan.Runtime.Core.dll
FrameworkBinaries/OpenSpan.Security.dll
FrameworkBinaries/OpenSpan.dll
Pega.RpaService.Common.dll
Pega.RpaService.CredentialManagerUI.exe
Pega.RpaService.Loader.exe

ISSUE-25935

This hotfix adds updated copyright information for all versioned files.

All versioned files.

Build 3.1.2.0 — June 28, 2019 — bundled with Pega Robotic Automation 19.1.2.0.

US-267153

This hotfix modifies the Credentials Manager (CredMgr.exe/CredMgrUI.exe) (DPAPI) tools to accept the workgroup field when you save credentials. This information can be retrieved by the Pega RPA Service or Pega Robot Runtime.

This hotfix also adds workgroup support to the CyberArk and DPL credential providers.

These changes allow you to retrieve different Registration Operator, Windows User, and Runtime User credentials based on your current workgroup.

Pega.RpaService.Common.dll
OpenSpan.Security.dll
CredMgr.exe
CredMgrUI.exe
Pega.RpaService.Loader.exe
Pega.RpaService.Scheduler.exe
Pega.RpaService.Service.exe

ISSUE-62354

This hotfix adds a default heartbeat interval of 30 seconds. This default is used if the heartbeat interval is not set on Pega Platform.

This hotfix also modifies the log message if an exception is thrown.

Pega.RpaService.Service.exe

BUG-486961

This hotfix corrects a problem that prevented the system from correctly reading the value of the enabled attribute in the log4net section of the RPAService.config.xml file.

Pega.RpaService.Common.dll

Build 3.1.1.0 — May 31, 2019 — bundled with Pega Robotic Automation 19.1.1.0.

Not applicable

This is the initial released build of the Pega RPA Service for Pega Robotic Automation 19.1.

Not applicable

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