A Credential contains a username and an encrypted password that Nintex Bot uses to log into an application.
A botflowBotflows are automated steps that you can design for each bot that will run. can contain an unlimited number of Credentials. All Credentials are stored in the botflow file.
Note: When using a Credential, you will be required to enter the Password to ensure security.
Create a Credential
To create a credential:
- Click Add Item () on the Botflow Pane.
- Click Credential.
- Enter a Name for the credential.
- Enter a unique Username.
- Enter the value of the Password.
- Optionally, check Never save protected values with botflow.
- Optionally, add Notes to document any special instructions or functionality.
- Click OK to save the credential.
The Credential window displays.
Note: The username cannot match the name of any other credential in the Botflow.
Note: For email the username is the email address.
The value needs to be Confirmed to ensure that the correct value has been submitted.
Note: In compliance with companies that have a policy against saved passwords, when selected, neither the password nor any of the Additional Field values are saved in the botflow. This option is for use in a attended bot situation where the user must first enter the password and/or Additional Field values before botflow runs, either by using the Credential Prompt action or by manually setting those values.
To manage Credentials:
- Navigate to the Credential on the Botflow PaneUsed to manage a variety of project information such as credentials, variables, lists, and Excel connections..
- Right-click the Credential.
- Use the Context Menu to add, edit, delete and unlock Credentials.
The Context Menu displays.
|Field or button||Description|
|Name||Name for the credential.|
|Username||Unique user name for the credential.|
|Password||Password for the credential.|
|Additional Fields||Used to create additional credential fields and associated values.|
|Never save protected values with botflow||
Select to not save protected values with the botflow.