UiPath Installation and Upgrade

The UiPath Installation and Upgrade Guide


It is recommended to make regular backups of important files and folder of UiPath Process Mining to make sure you can easily recover in case of a system failure. The easiest way is to back up the complete installation of UiPath Process Mining. If the entire installation contains too much data, it is sufficient to only back up the needed files.


UiPath Process Mining keeps a copy of the data that can be used to roll-back in case of a data problem.

Production servers

All data is usually also available in data source systems. Therefore, it might not be needed to back up the data.



Regular backups of the source systems containing the data are also important, but this is not part of the scope of this lesson.

Development servers

When developers are using static data files that cannot easily be reproduced, this data files might need to be backed up.

Workspaces can contain unfinished and uncommitted work. Normally this should be minimal. This should be checked with the developers before making a backup.

Backup folders

The table below describes important files and folders:




Contains the authentication databases for the UiPath Process Mining users. Furthermore, the server settings and eventual keys for git repositories are also stored in this folder.

Authentication.db: contains users, access rights, favorites.
Serversettings.json: contains all server settings.


If you have chosen to use a local Git repository within UiPath Process Mining, it will be stored in this folder.

The Git server contains all applications and should also be backed up.


The UiPath Process Mining license file.


To restore a backup, you can perform a new installation, and copy the files from the backup. After doing so, make sure that the user group IIS_IUSRS also has full control on the restored files and folders.

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