In order to benefit from native RDP automation support, a few steps need to be performed. When they are done, you can use Studio on the client machine to build processes with the help of UIAutomation activities and wizards.
- In Studio, go to the Tools page from the Studio Backstage View. Available extensions are displayed there.
- Click the Windows Remote Desktop Extension button to install the UiPath Windows Remote Desktop Extension. A confirmation dialogue box is displayed.
Click the OK button. The extension is now installed.
The Windows Remote Desktop Extension can also be installed from the Command Prompt. You can find out more details on this page.
- Download the
UiPathRemoteRuntime.msiinstaller. You can request it from here. The download link for the UiPath Remote Runtime is then sent to you via email. The
UiPathRemoteRuntime.msiis also included in the
UiPathRemoteRuntime.msion the target Remote Desktop machine that you wish to automate.
Please note that the UiPath Remote Runtime component can only be installed on RDP clients that use
More details about the UiPath Remote Runtime component can be found here.
Once installation finishes, you’re good to go on the Remote Desktop machine.