For more information, see Setting up Windows login credentials .
Commercial in Confidence Page 9 of 16 Example Processes A number of example Blue Prism processes are provided within the release package: Change Password - Resets the password for the currently logged on user and overwrites the password associated with the credential record. Provides support for configuring the complexity of the password that will be generated. Intended for Login Agent Runtime Resource? No – process terminates immediately Intended for Blue Prism Runtime Resource? Yes • Check Logged In - Checks the current logged in state of the device where the Runtime Resource is running. Intended for Login Agent Runtime Resource? Yes Intended for Blue Prism Runtime Resource? Yes • Login - Instructs a Login Agent Runtime Resource to retrieve a credential (based on a default static naming format) and execute a login. Supports both local account and network account logins. Intended for Login Agent Runtime Resource? Yes Intended for Blue Prism Runtime Resource? No • Logout - Instructs a Blue Prism Runtime resource to close all programs in the user session and log out of Windows. An optional delay can be passed in as the parameter 'Delay' which will hold off from logging out for the time specified. The process will still complete immediately, and the session will logout after the delay has passed. Intended for Login Agent Runtime Resource? No Intended for Blue Prism Runtime Resource? Yes Specifying a Delay of 1 second (or greater) can help when troubleshooting.
Commercial in Confidence Page 10 of 16 Example Actions A Business Object, leveraged by the above processes, is provided that provides a set of example actions that can be used to achieve common authentication actions with the operating system such as Log In, Is Logged In, Log Out, Change Password, Lock Screen, Unlock Screen. Information regarding the Login Agent VBO and its actions can be found in the API documentation under Help > API Documentation. When overwriting existing versions of the Login Agent VBO, it is necessary to re-verify any processes that use the provided functionality.
Commercial in Confidence Page 11 of 16 Advanced Installation and Configuration Updating or customising the Login Agent configuration The configuration of Blue Prism Login Agent service, responsible for initialising the Login Agent Runtime Resource, is stored within a local configuration file: C:\ProgramData\Blue Prism Limited\Automate V3\LoginAgentService.config The workingdirectory element points to the installation directory for the Blue Prism software. The startuparguments element gives the arguments that will be used when launching the Login Agent Runtime Resource. Common start-up argument configuration changes include: • Updating the Blue Prism connection that the Login Agent Runtime Resource will use • Updating the port number that Login Agent Runtime Resource will listen on • Configuring the Login Agent Runtime Resource to apply certificate-based encryption • Adding custom parameters to be included in the start-up process of the Login Agent Runtime Resource Updating the Blue Prism connection to use The value of the connection name must exactly match the name of an existing Blue Prism connection on the local device.
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