Control Room – Sessions

The Sessions page provides you with a summary of all the sessions for your connected environments. This provides you with an alternative view of the sessions that you can view in the Blue Prism interactive client Control Room.

Overview of the Sessions page

The Sessions page provides you with the following information and functions:

  1. Edit view – Define the columns that are displayed. You can then show or hide the columns using the toggle switches. You can also change the grid to display in a compact format, change the numbers of rows displayed, and sort by a table column. You can apply any changes and save them for the current view, or as a new view. For more information, see Customized table views.

  2. Filter – Filter the information that is displayed. You can turn on the required filters and enter or select the appropriate information for display, for example, you could turn on the Status filter and select Terminated.
  3. Load view – Load a saved view, or a preset view. For more information, see Customized table views.

  4. Auto refresh – Define how often the table contents will automatically refresh. By default it is disabled, but can be set to every minute, five minutes, 10 minutes, or 30 minutes.

  5. Refresh now – Refresh the table contents. If operating with auto refresh configured, using this option will reset the timer.

  6. Last updated – The date and time the table data was last refreshed.

  7. Process name – For completed schedules, click on the name of a process to view the log for that session.
  8. Rows per page – Enter a number, or use the up and down arrows, to change the number of rows seen on a page.

  9. Previous and Next – Click Previous or Next to move through the pages of sessions.

View the session logs

  1. On the Sessions page, click the name of the required process.

    The Session Logs page displays with a history of the processes that have been run.

  2. If available in the Parameters column, you can click View Parameters to see the information about the parameters in the process.

As an example, the images below show a log for a terminated session and for a completed session:

Session log for a terminated session Session log for a completed session

Use the filters

The filters enable you to easily find sessions based on the selected criteria.

  1. On the Sessions page, click Filter to open the Filter panel.
  2. Use the toggle to turn on the required filter and complete the information to find the session. You can apply multiple filters at the same time.

    The available filters are:

    Filter

    Description

    Session number

    Enter the full or partial number for the session.

    Process name

    Enter the full or partial name of the process.

    Digital worker

    Enter the full or partial name of the digital worker.

    User

    Enter the user's username, or part of their username.

    Status

    Select the status of the session from the following options:

    • Pending – Displays sessions that are due to run.
    • Running – Displays sessions that are currently running.
    • Terminated – Displays sessions that have terminated and not completed.
    • Stopped – Displays sessions that have been stopped and are no longer running, but are not completed.
    • Completed – Displays sessions that have run successfully and completed.
    • Stopping – Displays sessions that are in the process of stopping.
    • Warning – Displays sessions that have warnings.

    You can filter on more than one status at the same time.

    Start time

    Select the required time period that the start time falls within from the drop‑down list. If you select A given range, enter the date range and times in the fields provided.

    End time

    Select the required time period that the end time falls within from the drop‑down list. If you select A given range, enter the date range and times in the fields provided.

    Latest stage

    Enter the full or partial stage name.

    Stage started

    Select the required time period that the stage started within, for example, select Over 2 hours to filter against start times more than two hours ago.

    The information on the Sessions page is immediately filtered, displaying any matches that contain the text and criteria configured in the filters.

    If you have set the filters but want to view the unfiltered information again, either click Reset filters in the panel, or turn off the required filters, or remove any settings within the filter so that it is blank.

  3. Click Close drawer to close the filter panel.