Installing rWorker via the Command Line

If you need to perform an unattended install of rWorker or add a new rWorker via a command line, this article provides directions on how to do it.

To install rWorker via the command line, follow these steps.

  1. 1. Make sure the prerequisite software is already installed. Refer to the Installation Guide for details. If you attempt to execute an automated install and the needed software is not installed a prompt appears asking the user to install it. This must be handled manually to complete the installation of rWorker.
  2. Make sure RPA is installed and the IP address and PORT are available.
  3. Before installing RWorker through the Command Prompt, place the rWorkerSetup.exe file in a public location, such as the C:\ drive or Desktop.
  4. Log into the computer using the main user account that will be using the RWorker.
  5. Launch the Command Prompt and change directory (cd) to where installer file was copied (i.e C:\drive or Desktop)
  6. Run the following command to install RWorker - rWorkerSetup.exe  /VERYSILENT  /IP=<manager IP address>  /PORT=<manager-port>  /USERNAME=<account username> /PASS=<account password>  /DOMAIN=<account-domain>  /PATH=<"path of your choosing">  

/IP is RPA's IP address and is needed for communication. This is optional. If not provided the default value of localhost will be used.

/PORT is RPA's PORT for communication. This is optional. If not provided the default value of 8888 will be used.

/USERNAME is the account used to run the web server. This is required.

/PASS is is the password associated to the account used for USERNAME. This is required.

/DOMAIN is the domain used for SessionsController. This is optional.

/PATH is a custom installation path. This is optional. If not provided the default value of "C:\Program Files (x86)\Automai" will be used.

7. After installation is complete, copy product's license file into the "Automai/RWorker/license" folder. 

To add a new rWorker via the command line, follow these steps.

  1. Log in to the main account that will be using the RWorker.
  2. Before installing New RWorker through the Command Prompt, navigate to the folder where RWorker is installed.
  3. Launch the Command Prompt and change directory (cd) to RWorker/New rWorker.exe.
  4. Run the following command to add new rWorker - New rWorker.exe  /VERYSILENT  /USERNAME=<account username>  /PASS=<account password> /DOMAIN=<server domain>

/USERNAME is required. It is the account under which the rWorker will run.

/PASS is required. Enter the password associated to the USERNAME account.

/DOMAIN is optional. If the USERNAME account is a domain account, enter the associated domain.