The difference between UiPath Attended and Unattended Robots

Attended Robot (Front Office)

  • Assists human operators
  • Triggered manually and running locally
  • Fit for manual, repetitive, rule-based activities, requires human intervention
  • Communication with server: bi-directional (restricted)
  • Robot to server: execution logs, automated process upload
  • Server to Robot: automated process, version deployment only

Features:

  • Process management (automatic process update/rollback)
  • Agent assisted mode
  • Centralised logging, reporting and auditing tools

Unattended Robot (Back Office)

  • Doesn’t require human intervention
  • Triggered and running remotely
  • Fit for manual, repetitive, rule-based back office activities NOT requiring human intervention
  • Communication with server: bi-directional (unrestricted)
  • Robot to server: execution logs, automated process upload, robot status
  • Server to robot: automated process version deployment, schedule, start, reset

Features:

  • Process management (automatic process update/rollback)
  • Asset management
  • Centralised logging, reporting, auditing and monitoring
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