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This Learning Path expands on WinAutomation with advanced subjects of working with Power Automate, OCR technologies, and scripting, with WinAutomation.

Prerequisites

Basic familiarity with WinAutomation.

Modules in this learning path

Note

Effective November 2020

  • Common Data Service has been renamed to Microsoft Dataverse. Learn more.

  • Some terminology in Microsoft Dataverse has been updated. For example,entity is now table and field is now column. Learn more.

Modules will be updated soon to reflect the latest terminology.

This module shows how to use the WinAutomation connector to run WinAutomation from a Power Automate flow. It shows how to create a flow in Power Automate which passes arguments through the command line to WinAutomation, and how to retrieve those arguments from the command line in WinAutomation.

Note

Effective November 2020

  • Common Data Service has been renamed to Microsoft Dataverse. Learn more.

  • Some terminology in Microsoft Dataverse has been updated. For example,entity is now table and field is now column. Learn more.

Modules will be updated soon to reflect the latest terminology.

Databases are vital components of every organization, and efficient data handling is necessary for their effective operation. WinAutomation provides organizations with the ability to automate databases through the database actions.

Note

Effective November 2020

  • Common Data Service has been renamed to Microsoft Dataverse. Learn more.

  • Some terminology in Microsoft Dataverse has been updated. For example,entity is now table and field is now column. Learn more.

Modules will be updated soon to reflect the latest terminology.

WinAutomation supports parallel implementation of many instances of the same process. In situations where parallel implementation is unwanted, the synchronization actions can prevent actions from being run simultaneously in multiple process instances.

Note

Effective November 2020

  • Common Data Service has been renamed to Microsoft Dataverse. Learn more.

  • Some terminology in Microsoft Dataverse has been updated. For example,entity is now table and field is now column. Learn more.

Modules will be updated soon to reflect the latest terminology.

WinAutomation provides you with the ability to automate complex scenarios by using scripts in VBScript, JavaScript, PowerShell, and Python.

Note

Effective November 2020

  • Common Data Service has been renamed to Microsoft Dataverse. Learn more.

  • Some terminology in Microsoft Dataverse has been updated. For example,entity is now table and field is now column. Learn more.

Modules will be updated soon to reflect the latest terminology.

WinAutomation records all vital information about processes and the platform into a central log file. Logs help users check the current condition of the platform and discover the source of thrown errors.

Note

Effective November 2020

  • Common Data Service has been renamed to Microsoft Dataverse. Learn more.

  • Some terminology in Microsoft Dataverse has been updated. For example,entity is now table and field is now column. Learn more.

Modules will be updated soon to reflect the latest terminology.

Microsoft Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) is a directory service that enables administrators to manage permissions and access to network resources. WinAutomation provides Active Directory actions to automate all related tasks.

Note

Effective November 2020

  • Common Data Service has been renamed to Microsoft Dataverse. Learn more.

  • Some terminology in Microsoft Dataverse has been updated. For example,entity is now table and field is now column. Learn more.

Modules will be updated soon to reflect the latest terminology.

WinAutomation gives users the ability to read, extract, and manage data that is contained within an assortment of files through OCR actions.