Hyland RPA Launcher

Please note: We will shut down the Helpdesk soon. Please update your releases to Hyland RPA 22.2. To view the latest documentation for Hyland RPA 22.2 release visit Hyland Docs.

The Hyland RPA Launcher helps you to install/update our products quickly and easily and to create Rollout-Kits. To download the Hyland RPA Launcher, please have a look here.

To get a short introduction to the Hyland RPA Launcher, we have prepared a short FAQ, so that you can start directly with the installation.

Please Note! If you have a proxy server in place, the Hyland RPA Launcher won´t be able to access your license server and therefore cannot be executed. In this case, please enter our Customer Portal and download our products separately, as described here.

What can I do with the Hyland RPA Launcher?

The Hyland RPA Launcher is an easy to use desktop application that manages the product installation & lifecycle management for Hyland RPA. With the Hyland RPA Launcher you can:

  • Install & update your licensed products


  • Create Rollout-Kits for un-attended robot clients


Which packages contain which products?

Designer (former Composer): Designer (former Composer) and Activities

RPA Conductor: RPA Conductor and Activities

Analyst (former Muse): Analyst (former Muse)

Manager (former Console): Manager (former Console)

Please Note! The database installer is not yet included in the Installation/Update by Hyland RPA Launcher. If a database update is required, please visit our Customer Portal to download the respective database installer version. The installer can be found in the product section Hyland RPA Manager.

To find further information about how to update your database please have a closer look here.


Can I access an older product version with the Hyland RPA Launcher?

Yes, click on the product (e.g. Designer (former Composer)) select a different product version and click install. The Hyland RPA Launcher will then install the selected product version.


How can I switch to an older product version?

To switch to an older product version simply uninstall the latest version and select the version of your choice within the version-dropdown.



Can I install Beta-Releases with the Hyland RPA Launcher?

Yes, you can. Simply go to the Settings and enable the beta update channel. Now, if there is a new beta of a product available, you will get an update notification. Please be aware of possible problems using a beta version. To apply this change, you need to exit the Launcher in the tray on the bottom right and then restart it.





Why can I maintain environments in Hyland RPA Launcher settings?

The environment inside the Hyland RPA Launcher settings is used to configure certain products for your specific environment. Per default, we will use your default environment. As of today, we only configure the RPA Conductor during the installation process. Additional products will follow with future updates.




Which environment is used when I install the RPA Conductor?

When you install the RPA Conductor, we will use your default environment to configure the Hyland RPA Conductor for you. So, with one click on Install the RPA Conductor & the latest Activities are installed on your system, under the same folder path logic. Your RPA Conductor is ready to go after the installation is completed incl. the encrypted connection string. The Workflowrobot is also configured with the encrypted connection and the activity folder path, based on your default installation path.


How can I set a default environment?

Navigate to Settings – Environments and right-click on the environment. Choose to Make default in the context menu. You can also edit the environment and change the default environment there.


Does the Hyland RPA Launcher activate my products?

Yes, with an active internet connection we will try to activate your product against our license services. If the activation failed, you need to activate the application during the first launch of the app.


When can I use a Rollout-Kit?

You can use a Rollout-Kit whenever you want to install products on clients without access to the internet or without access to the Hyland RPA Launcher. General use-cases for Rollout-Kits are the distribution of Hyland RPA updates. Rollout-Kits configure our products up to a certain point so that they’re ready to work after distribution.



Can I enable Auto-Updates for my products?

Auto-Update for your products is not yet possible but might be added going forward.


Can I enable Auto-Updates for the Hyland RPA Launcher?

Yes, you can, just set the checkbox Enable Auto-Update Hyland RPA Launcher. The Hyland RPA Launcher will then keep itself up to date during startup.


How can I set the installation path for my products?

To change the installation path of your products, go to Settings and change the default installation folder. Your next product installation will be installed in the selected directory. Please note that we do not move your existing installations.


How can I manage Enterprise Plug-ins using the Hyland RPA Launcher?

Enterprise plug-ins can easily be handled on the product page of the Hyland RPA Launcher. If you have purchased a license for an enterprise plug-in, it will be shown on the detail page. Here you can, install and activate your plugin as well as disable and enable it for the product. Please note: To make the changes applicable in the product, the product is not allowed to be running.



Is there a way to use the Hyland RPA Launcher when my company is using a proxy server?

Yes, it is. Go to settings and choose the tab proxy. Here, you have the possibility to either automatically detect the proxy-settings (default) or manually set them. In any case, afterward you will be asked for further authentication.



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