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SAP Intelligent RPA 2.0 Onboarding – SAP Business Technology Platform Trial Account

In this blog post , you will learn how to register to a trial tenant in SAP Business Technology Platform with SAP Intelligent Robotic Process Automation Subscription.

Onboard to SAP Business Technology Platform Trial

1.1.       Create a Trial account in BTP

Click on the button Try now on the Free Trials page of SAP Business Technology Platform:  https://www.sap.com/products/business-technology-platform/free-trials.html

 

In the page, browse to the bottom.

Click on Register for Free to enter the requested information.

 

Fill the form and click on Submit and wait the Welcome message.

 

Click to start your trial experience!

Verify your account if needed

You need to accept the legal disclaimers for SAP Cloud Platform trial to Enter your Trial Account.

Choose US East (VA) or Europe (Frankfurt) and click Create Account to trigger the trial account creation. Once done click “Continue

 

 

1.2       Enter to Trial Account

Click Enter Your Account

 

1.3    Subscribe to SAP Intelligent Robotic Process Automation

Please note that a Windows system is needed to install the RPA desktop agent. The agent is used to execute the bot in attended or unattended mode. If you have a Macbook, then you can configure the bot, but will not be able to execute it.

 

Click on Service Marketplace

Search for SAP Intelligent RPA and click on the Tile below

 

Optional Step

If the SAP Intelligent RPA Tile is not found, Go to Entitlements and Configure the Entitlements

Click on Add Service Plans and search for SAP Intelligent Robotic Process Automation Trial.

Add the Service Plan (Trial)

Click on Save.

Navigate to Service Market Place.

Choose the trial Plan and click Create

Click View Subscription

 

1.4.      Role Collection creation with IRPAOfficer Role

Go back to the trial subaccount and click on the menu Security -> Role Collections.

Click on (+) to create a new Role Collection with a name.

 

For example, here: Officer Role Collection

Click on the created Role collection.

Click on Edit

 

Click on the role Name to search for the Role IRPA Officer

Check the Role IRPAOfficer in the Roles table and click Add. 

Note: You can add customize a Role collection to have more role according to needs, for example:

IRPASystemManager,

IRPAAgentUser,

IRPAProjectMember, etc.

In the same Role collection.

Click Save for your Role Collection

1.5      Role Collection Assignment

Go back to the trial subaccount.

Click on Security -> Trust Configuration.Click on the active configuration Default identity provider.

Enter the email you have used for the trial subscription and click on the buttons Show Assignments.

 

If this popup is shown: Click Add user. If not, continue with the next step

Click on Assign Role Collection.

 

Check that it is added correctly to the user assigned Role collection

 

 

1.6   SAP Intelligent Robotic Process Automation Factory access

1) Go back to the trial subaccount.

2) Click on Instances and Subscriptions

3) Click on Go to Application button in SAP Intelligent Robotic Process Automation Trial Application

 

A new tab will open with access to the Intelligent Robotic Process Automation Factory

You can add the URL of the factory to your favorites bookmarks to have easy access later.

Very Important note: this URL will be asked to be used as a Tenant when you setup your On-premise Desktop Agent

 

Congratulations!

1.7    SAP Intelligent RPA On-premise Installation

Check the technical prerequisites and System requirements here.

Get the latest version of the SAP Intelligent RPA MSI from SAP Development tools

https://tools.hana.ondemand.com/#cloud

  • Installing the components
    1. Double click on the MSI and click next
    2. Choose the components to install and click Next for the following steps
    3. Wait the installation to complete
    4. Click Finish

https://help.sap.com/viewer/6b9c8e86a0be43539b670de962834562/Cloud/en-US/c76545a9a5d1496db5d28039908cb28a.html

  • In Windows search bar:
    1. Search for Desktop Agent

Click on the Desktop Agent program

 

  • Desktop Agent Tenant Registration
    1. Give a name for your tenant
    2. Copy the domain of the Factory url
    3. Paste it in the domain area
    4. Click save

 

Login with your email account and password

  • Click on Tenants Activate the Trial Tenant
  • List of Tenants will be displayed. Activate the Trial Account.

 

Click on Agents tab

 

Check that your Agent is listed with status Idle.

 

Conclusion:

Congratulations! You have now successfully subscribed to the Business Technology Platform Trial. You can use it to discover all functionalities provided by SAP Intelligent Robotic Process Automation!

Troubling Guide:

For any troubling issues, please refer to this blog post.

 

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  • At last it works.

    It's very painfull that SCP and now BTP change the UI all the time.

    Configuring a Trial can't be done without such guidance...

     

    Do you think it's normal?!?

     

    Thanks for this guide I hope it will be still valid for few days.... :-/

  • Hi!

    Nice article, it is very helpful.

     

    I have followed all the steps but I am getting an error while I am trying to execute workflows

    GLOBAL.SYSTRAY1:newWorkflow

    Scenario 'WorkflowName' could not be started

     

    Could you please tell me what I am possibly doing wrong?

    https://answers.sap.com/questions/13428264/sap-rpa-scenario-workflowname-could-not-be-started.html#

     

    Thanks,
    Rishabh