Automation Suite is UiPath's self-hosted solution for managing all of your UiPath products as one.
Now that you've successfully installed Automation Suite, with all of the products it includes, let's get you started with the basics.
Automation Suite is not a product per se, it is our on-premises automation platform. What this means is that, to manage all your UiPath products as one platform, you can find options and configurations at several levels: platform, organization, tenant, or product.
Here are a few platform concepts to understand before you dive into the Configuration checklist.
The UiPath products you have installed are available in Automation Suite as services in a shared environment, rather than as stand-alone products.
The host level is the highest shared layer in Automation Suite.
The organization is the second-highest logical layer in Automation Suite and it is the highest layer visible to your users. It typically corresponds to one company.
A tenant is a logical container within an organization that allows you to separate your business flows and information, like in real-life organizations. By using more than one tenant, you can split a single instance of Orchestrator into multiple deployment environments, each with its own robots, processes, logs, and so on. This lets you isolate the desired resources from the rest of the organization and have automation resources accessible only from within that tenant.
These are identities that represent either an employee (user account), or a robot entity (robot account). They are used so that you can assign roles and licenses to a particular identity. For your employees to be able to access Automation Suite, you must create user accounts for them in Automation Suite.
The below diagram depicts the hierarchical relationship between the host, organization, tenant, and service.
Settings from a superior level are always inherited at the inferior levels, but some can be overwritten.
For example, the email address used for system notifications is defined at the host level, from Global Settings. This email address is used to send out system notifications for all organizations, all tenants, and all Orchestrator service instances. But an organization administrator can override these settings for their organization, if needed, so that a different email address is used.
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