How to update AppsWatch and ScenarioStation?

This article provides steps to update AppsWatch and ScenarioStations.

Occasionally, modules* will be updated with bug fixes or new features. If the update is signified as an important update, it should be applied as soon as possible. Otherwise, the update can be applied at any time to receive the changes it contains. Please review the information contained in the Release Notes.

Note: When updating between minor versions (e.g., from version 8.5.0.0 to 8.5.1.5 where the first two numbers are the same), you do not require a new license file.

Please check the current version and follow the instructions to update AppsWatch and ScenarioStations:

Automatic Update:

When updates are available a notification icon "Update Available" will show up on the top right of the navigation pane in the AppsWatch Base.

To install the updates, click on Yes button when the window below appears.

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Once the updating process is complete, log out of the application and clear the browser cache. The shortcuts to clear the cache while on AppsWatch Base page are:

  • Windows and Linux browsers: CTRL + F5
  • Apple Safari: SHIFT + Reload toolbar button
  • Chrome and Firefox for Mac: CMD + SHIFT + R

To verify that you have the latest version installed click on the “Help” icon on the top right corner and check the "About" page.

The AppsWatch Base will download and apply the latest update automatically upon initial installation; it will also update the connected ScenarioStations.

Important: Logoff all the Robots sessions to start the SStation.exe process.

To check the ScenarioStations status, login to the AppsWatch Base and go to "ScenarioStations" page.

Manual Update:

Please follow the steps below to update AppsWatch manually if you cannot update it automatically for any reason.

1. Click here to download the update file.

2. Log into the machine where the AppsWatch Base is installed.

3. Run AWupdates.exe.

Note: If connected ScenarioStations are not updated, log into the Robots machines and restart ScenarioStation process “SStation.exe” to get the latest changes.

To check the ScenarioStations status, login to the AppsWatch Base and go to "ScenarioStations" page.

Tip: Sometimes ScenarioStations might not get the updates due to security or network reasons, if this happens; you can go to "...\Automai\AppsWatch\apps\update" folder and run SSupdates.exe on your ScenarioStation machines manually. 

*By using the term “Module”, here we mean AppsWatch Base and ScenarioStation modules.