- About UiPath Assistant
- UiPath Assistant on Mac
- Field Descriptions
- Automation Configuration
- Task Capture Launcher
- Assistant Governance
- UiPath Assistant for Excel add-in
- About Backward and Forward Compatibility
- Hardware and Software Requirements
- Updating the Robot
- Setting Up Windows Server for High-Density Robots
- Services the Robot Connects to
- UiPath.Settings File Description
- Interactive Sign In
- Restarting Robot Components
- Windows Sessions
- Login Using Thales Luna Credential System
- Login Using NShield Key Storage Provider
- Redirecting Robots Through a Proxy Server
- Executing Tasks in a Minimized RDP Window
- Using Mapped Network Drives
- Stopping a Process
- Disable Stop Button
- Custom Package Folders and Network Paths
- CrowdStrike Integration
- Robot Citrix Apps Virtualization
- Common Connection Errors
- Unresponsive Robot Over RDP
- Duplicate Execution Logs
- Frequently Encountered Robot Errors
- Increased Process Execution Duration
- Enforced Package Signature Verification
- Message Too Large to Process
- Errors When Running as Administrator
- NuGet Packages Not Accessible After Migration
- User Access Control Prompt and UI Automation Activities
- .NET required during installation
- Assembly Cannot Be Loaded From Network Or Azure File Share
- Activities cannot find .NET Runtime
Interactive Sign In
Interactive Sign In allows you to connect Studio and the Assistant to Orchestrator with your user credentials, instead of using a machine key. This makes it easier to set up Robots as they are deployed automatically once a user signs in for the first time, removing the need to manually configure each Robot. This feature also keeps the UiPath products in sync, as licensing for Studio and Robot is inherited from the user account in Orchestrator.
When you first open the Assistant, the following screen is displayed allowing you to sign in to your account or continue using the UiPath Assistant in offline mode.
If you choose to continue using the UiPath Assistant offline, keep in mind that only the local process feed is used. To make sure that your processes are available, publish them to Assistant (Robot Defaults).
For more details on using the UiPath Assistant offline, click here.
Signing In to Your Account
- Click the Sign in button from the main
window or click to open the
Preferences menu, then click Sign In.
- A new browser window opens. Depending on your
authentication method, you can either log in with your username and password or by
using one of the available authentication providers.
When you log in, you are authenticated against the default Service URL,
To sign in to a different URL:
- Select Preferences > Orchestrator Settings.
- From the Connection Type drop-down menu,
select Service URL , then input the base URL of your Orchestrator in the
Service URL field, and click Sign in.
Note: If your account is part of multiple tenants, you are asked to choose the tenant to connect to. If the service URL contains the organization and tenant names (e.g.:
https://cloud.uipath.com/organisation/tenant/), you are connected directly to that specific tenant, without having to pick a tenant.
Note: You can still connect your Robot via machine key by choosing Machine Key from the Connection Type drop-down.
After the login process is completed, the status should show "Connected, Licensed" and your Orchestrator processes appear on the Assistant's home page.
- If Orchestrator is already configured to use SSO with Azure Active Directory, the authentication takes place automatically just as it happens when accessing Orchestrator in a browser.
- If your account is part of multiple organizations, you are prompted to select an organization during the authentication flow.
Going back to the drop-down menu and hovering over the Sign out button displays the user currently logged in.
The connection status indicator next to the Preferences menu provides the real-time connection status based on color coding. On mouse hover it displays the connection status and the Orchestrator URL and clicking it opens the Orchestrator instance in a browser.
Automatically signing in
If you already have an AAD integration for the Identity Server, during setup, you can configure the UiPath Assistant to automatically sign in to Orchestrator using your AAD Credentials.
Signing Out From Your Account
To sign out from your account, open the Preferences menu and select Sign out.
If you logged in after connecting to Orchestrator with your machine key, logging out disconnects your user profile from Orchestrator, but the Robot remains connected.
If you connected to Orchestrator by signing in, signing out disconnects both the user profile and the Robot from Orchestrator.
Changing the Service URL
The Service URL can be changed from the Preference menu in Assistant, from the
UiPath.config file, or using the Powershell presented below.
To change the Service URL from the
uipath.config file, modify the
defaultServiceUrl value and restart the robot.
<connectionSettings> <add key="defaultServiceUrl" value="https://cloud.uipath.com"/> </connectionSettings><connectionSettings> <add key="defaultServiceUrl" value="https://cloud.uipath.com"/> </connectionSettings>
To change the Service URL through the powershell script, open an elevated powershell and run the script below.
$configPath = $env:UIPATH_USER_SERVICE_PATH + "/../uipath.config" $config = New-Object Xml $config.Load($configPath) $config.SelectSingleNode("//connectionSettings/add[@key='defaultServiceUrl']").SetAttribute("value", "https://new.service.url") $config.Save($configPath)$configPath = $env:UIPATH_USER_SERVICE_PATH + "/../uipath.config" $config = New-Object Xml $config.Load($configPath) $config.SelectSingleNode("//connectionSettings/add[@key='defaultServiceUrl']").SetAttribute("value", "https://new.service.url") $config.Save($configPath)