Platform guidelines for partners

This page is intended for UiPath partners who manage deployments on UiPath Automation Suite or UiPath Automation CloudTM.
When designing and configuring your UiPath platform, it is essential that you set it up in a way that allows for proper data sovereignty, access control, and security controls for you and your clients.


Deployment options

This page describes the overall platform structure across our various deployment options.
To learn more, see Deployment models.

Fundamentals of UiPath platforms

The UiPath automation platforms, whether in cloud or on-premises, have a particular hierarchical structure. Let's look at each, starting from the highest level, to the lowest.


The host level is only available in UiPath Automation Suite and in standalone installations of UiPath Orchestrator.
The host is the control plane for a single deployment which allows you to define global settings that are inherited the lower levels - organizations.


An organization typically corresponds to a client's company and it serves as the dedicated instance of the UiPath platform. Each organization is distinct and has its own organization settings, security settings, licenses, and user directory.

Within an organization, you can configure multiple tenants, each with its own set of services and all of these services trust the organization directory as the source of truth for accounts, groups, and external applications.
This shared organization directory model requires that each of your clients have their own organization.

Cloud hosting region: In UiPath Automation Cloud, an organization can be deployed to a hosting region of choice. This allows clients to choose the region in which the shared organization data resides. Data residency

About organizations in Automation Cloud


A tenant represents a container within an organization that governs UiPath services. Services within a tenant can seamlessly integrate with each other while services across different tenants generally do not.

In Automation Cloud, a tenant can be deployed to a region of choice. This allows your clients to choose which region to isolate all of the data utilized and generated by the services in a tenant.

About tenants in Automation Cloud.


A folder represents a container within a tenant that allows fine-grained control over the shared assets across UiPath services in the designated tenant.

Examples of platform modelling

Depending on what should be inherited, shared, or isolated, you can create a platform model that is configured with a hierarchy that supports both your needs and the needs of your clients.

Here are a few examples of platform models:


Example model for Automation Cloud



Example model for Automation Suite


Onboarding clients to the UiPath platform

To onboard a client, we recommend that you follow this process:

  1. Decide where to manage the client: on-premises with Automation Suite or in the cloud with Automation Cloud.
  2. Create a new organization for the client.
    As a partner, you can use the same UiPath account to create multiple organizations, in which case you are the system administrator (on-premises) or organization administrator (Automation Cloud) within the multiple organizations you create.
  3. Configure the organization security settings according to the needs of your client.
    For example:
  4. Develop a plan on how to best leverage tenants and folders according to your client's needs.
  5. Develop a plan on how to deploy the Platform services to meet the customer's needs.
  6. Develop a plan to onboard users at scale:
    • Ask the client if they have an identity provider, and if they do configure Azure AD or SAML directory integration. Otherwise, be prepared to create accounts for all of their users.
    • Configure permissions for groups so it is easier to manage access.

Updated 5 months ago

Platform guidelines for partners

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