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Setup for SAP Intelligent Robotic Process Automation

This page explains how to connect SAP Intelligent Robotic Process Automation to SAP Cloud ALM.

Currently, the following monitoring applications are supported for SAP Intelligent RPA:

SAP Intelligent RPA is also an automation engine for SAP Cloud ALM. This means you can trigger automations in SAP Intelligent RPA from SAP Cloud ALM, e.g., as a reaction to an event.


To enable SAP Intelligent RPA to send monitoring data to SAP Cloud ALM:

  • You need a user with the "Destination Administrator" authorizations in the SAP BTP subaccount in which SAP Intelligent RPA is subscribed
  • You need to obtain the SAP Cloud ALM Service Key to connect to the SAP Cloud ALM system

Activate Monitoring Data PUSH in SAP Intelligent RPA

Create Destination in BTP Cockpit

  1. Log on to SAP BTP Cockpit and navigate to the sub-account for your SAP Intelligent RPA 
  2. Go to Connectivity > Destinations
  3. Click on "New Destination"
  4. Create a new destination using the "Blank Template" view
    1. Name: Enter a name for the destination as sap_process_automation_cloud_alm
    2. Type: HTTP
    3. URL: SAP Cloud ALM service key parameter "Endpoints" > "Api" without api (make sure to keep the / at the end)
    4. Authentication: Select 'OAuth2ClientCredentials'
    5. Client ID: SAP Cloud ALM service key parameter "clientid"
    6. Client Secret: SAP Cloud ALM service key parameter "clientsecret"
    7. Token Service URL: SAP Cloud ALM service key parameter "uaa" > "url" + /oauth/token
    8. Add a new property named property sap.processautomation.enabled with the value true to the destination
  5. Save the destination

Add Destination in SAP Intelligent RPA

  1. Log on to your SAP Intelligent RPA tenant
  2. Click on the drop-down icon next to 'Configuration' and select 'Destinations'
  3. Click "Add New Destination"
    1. Find the destination you created for SAP Cloud ALM in the previous step
    2.  Check the checkbox in front of the destination
    3. Click "Next"
    4. Select which environment you would like to add the destination by selecting it in the drop-down menu. You can also add it to all environments, which will include all existing environments, and any new environment created later.
    5. Click the "Add" button
  4. Click the "Save" button 

Activate Monitoring Use-Cases

  1. Click on the drop-down icon next to 'Configuration' and select 'SAP Cloud ALM'
  2. Enter a service name, e.g., your SAP Intelligent RPA tenant ID
  3. Click the "Save" button
  4. Now the "Register" button gets activated
  5. Click the "Register" button
  6. Activate the monitoring data collection for the monitoring use-cases as described on the page Using SAP Cloud ALM.

If you already performed the registration and the monitoring setup at an earlier point in time, please follow the section Existing Configuration in the SAP Help.

Next Steps

After setting up the monitoring PUSH to SAP Cloud ALM in the managed service, the data collection will be activated automatically with default monitoring configurations. 

You can adjust the monitoring setup within the monitoring application. Find more information on the configuration on the "Setup & Configuration" pages for the application.