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Control Tower is one of the main components of Business Edition used for:
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Before you start working with Control Tower, make sure there are no Windows updates pending, as some of them may cause improper operation of Control Tower.
Control Tower is turned off by default when you start Intelligent Automation Cloud Business. To get access to Control Tower, do as follows.
Log in using your credentials (username and password you have created during the Intelligent Automation Cloud Business installation).
If you forgot your Control Tower credentials, refer to this guide to change them.
To launch Control Tower, start it from the tray menu and then click Control Tower to open in your browser.
After launching Control Tower, you will see a dashboard with the following links:
Clicking your username in the top right corner of the screen will bring up your account menu. Here you can:
For more information, refer to Control Tower User Settings.
To view your business processes, go to Business Processes > View All where you can find the list of your business processes.
Use a filter with multiple parameters to sort your business processes.
Intelligent Automation Cloud Business comes with a set of sample business processes in Control Tower.
A business process can have the following statuses:
Draft (hasn’t been run yet)
|Running (in the process of execution)|
|Completed (executed successfully)|
|Errors (started but wasn’t completed due to errors)|
When expanding the business process list, you can see the details about each instance:
Clinking on the BP instance will open the workflow (for drafts) or the results tab (completed processes).
You can perform the following operation with a Business Process:
The items displayed in the menu depend on the status of the Business Process.
Copy – create a copy of the Business Process as an instance linked to the source Business Process, i.e. if the source Business Process structure is modified, all referenced Business Processes will inherit the changes respectively, but each copy can be run separately without affecting the others.
You can copy a Business Process, if you need to re-run a completed Business Process.
The Business Process copy function has the following options: