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Automation Anywhere Metabot Interview Questions

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In this section, we are sharing our experience on MetaBot. You might have questions in your mind like What is Metabot? Or what is Metabot in automation anywhere?, Use of Metabot in automation anywhere, What is metaBot Metabot designer, Metabot vs Task Bot, etc. This section would help you prepare for Automation Anywhere MetaBot interview questions and Answers.

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What is MetaBot in Automation Anywhere?

MetaBot is one of the component of Automation Anywhere which help us on automating steps or action which cannot be automated using task bot. Basically, this component helps to automate without accessing the live application. It is also highly reusable in nature, once create and use in other tasks.
Example–To automate Microsoft Outlook there is no direct command available in Automation Anywhere version 11. But with the help of Outlook Metabot, it can be done.

How do you create Automation Anywhere Metabot?

In order to create Metabot, you have to follow the below steps.

  • User must have AAE_Meta Bot Designer role assign.
  • Login to Automation Anywhere Client and click on MetaBots.
  • Click on New Metabot and give the name
  • Select the MetaBot type – Application Specific or All Applications.
  • Click on Assets from Metaot designer and add DLL files
  • Select Logic and click on add logic or record logic

Refer to the attached image to see the steps in detail.

Steps for creating Metabot in Automation Anywhere
Steps for creating Metabot in Automation Anywhere
How to pass variables from Metabot to Task Bot?

In Order to Pass variables from MetaBot to Task BOT, we need to select the Parameter type while creating the variable. For example – Input, Output, InputOutput.

Steps for passing variables from Metabot to TaskBot
What is the extension of Metabot?

The Extension of metabot is .mob.

How to create Metabot logic?

To create MetaBot Logic we need to go to the Automation Anywhere MetaBot designer window and select the Logic tab. In the logic tab, you can see add logic and record logic. In Order to create logic for individual steps select create logic. And if you want to record the steps for which you want to create logic you can select the Record Logic tab.

What is the use of Calibrate in MetaBot?

Metabot calibrate feature helps us on performing a comparison between existing screens with new screens to identify any changes that have been done or not in the screens. Generally, this used for web pages that change frequently. Based on calibrate results developer needs to make minimum changes in the code.

What is the difference between Automation Anywhere Task Bot and Meta Bot?

Task Bots – Generally we use Automation Anywhere Task Bots to automate rule-based, repetitive, high volume, structure data processes.

Meta Bots – Automation Anywhere Meta Bots are the automation building blocks. It is designed in such a way so in case if the application updates or changes you need to make minimal changes in the code.

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