To update and keep in sync the modules that comprise the Pega Robot Runtime system and the automations you employ, install the Pega Synchronization Engine.
- Go to My Software and download the Robot Runtime setup file. For more information, see Downloading Pega Robotic Automation software.
- Extract the setup file into a temporary folder, and then locate the
- Extract the
ServerInstalls.exefile, and then locate the
- Right-click the
PegaSynchronizationEngineSetup.exefile, and then select Run as Administrator.
- In the Welcome dialog box, click Next.
- In the End-User License Agreement dialog box, read the license and click the I accept the terms in the License agreement option. Then click Next.
- In the Select installation folder dialog box, browse to the folder in which to install, or accept the default installation folder. Then click Next.
- In the Configure Shortcuts dialog box, choose the
shortcuts that you want to create, and then click
- If you want a Pega Synchronization Engine icon on the desktop, select Desktop.
- If you want a program group and shortcuts on the Start menu, select Start Menu Programs folder.
- If you want Pega Synchronization Engine to start automatically when Windows starts, select Startup folder.
- If you want Pega Synchronization Engine to appear on the Quick Launch toolbar, select Quick Launch toolbar.
- If you want the Pega Synchronization Server to specify the application to launch, select Specified by Synchronization Server.
- If you want the
Pega.Loader.exeprogram to launch Robot Runtime, select Pega Robot Runtime.
- In the Configure Updater Service dialog box, specify how
the Updater Service connects to
the Pega Synchronization Server to
retrieve updates, and then click Next.
- In the Product Repository field, enter the URL
to the product repository in the following format:
- In the Local Service Port field, specify the local service port that you want to use.
- Do not change the setting in the Pre-Fetch
Minimum field unless there is a conflict with another
application.If there is a conflict, enter the default frequency, in minutes, for the pre-fetch cycle on the client computers. You typically set this property to allow the client to connect with the server two or three times a day.Enter zero (0) to have the system retrieve the minimum setting from the Pega Synchronization Server. You can override this setting for individual clients.
- Select the Keep Trying to Connect to Server Until Connected option and enter the number of minutes to the Pega Synchronization Engine should continue to try to connect.
- In the Use 64-bit Runtime field, select True if you are using a 64-bit version of Robot Runtime.
- In the Show No Package Dialog field, select True if you want to display the No Package dialog.
- In the Hide Splash Screen field, select True to hide the Robot Runtime splash screen on startup.
- In the Product Repository field, enter the URL to the product repository in the following format:
- In the Ready to install dialog box, click Install to begin the installation.
- After the installation finishes, close the Setup wizard by clicking Finish.