Configuring robots in Robocorp Cloud

To run your robots locally using Robocorp App or in a cloud runtime environment, you need to configure Robocorp Cloud.

Create a new robot in Robocorp Cloud

Go to Robocorp Cloud, select a workspace, navigate to the Robots section, and click the New robot button. Provide a name for the robot, for example, Search for cat pictures. Leave the other options as they are, and press the Add button.

Create a new robot on Robocorp Cloud

Upload the robot code to Robocorp Cloud

This can be achieved in two different ways, depending on your workflow:

  1. The simplest way to upload the robot content is via Robocorp Lab. If you have linked your Robocorp Lab to Robocorp Cloud you can just open your robot in Robocorp Lab, select Publish to Robocorp Cloud and then select the robot you just created via the UI.
  2. You can specify a URL to a zip file in the Robocorp UI.

After the robot code has been processed by Robocorp Cloud you can see the steps defined in your package on the UI.

Processed robot

Create a new process

Navigate to the Processes section, and click the New process button. Provide a name for the process, for example, Google image search.

Add a step to the process, selecting a runtime environment for it

  1. Click on the process you created.
  2. In the Steps section, click the Add step button.
  3. Select the robot to add.
  4. Select an environment. For this example, we will use the default cloud runtime environment (robocorp/robocontainer:latest).

Add a step to the process

Run the process

Navigate to the Processes section and click the Start button.

Note: If needed, you can also set your process up so it can be executed using a remote API call.

Summary

You configured a robot for running in Robocorp Cloud from scratch.