Creating a bot integration with the Telegram channel

You can deploy a chatbot on IBM RPA on premises. Learn how to create a bot integration with the Telegram™ channel.

Before you begin

  1. Create a chatbot instance. See Creating a chatbot instance for instructions.
  2. Create a chat mapping for your IBM RPA chatbot script. See Creating a chat mapping for instructions.


Create a bot in the Telegram

Chat with the BotFather to create a Telegram bot. See Creating a new bot External link for instructions.The main actions you run while creating a bot is:

  • Give the Telegram bot a name.
  • Give the Telegram bot a unique username. This username must end with the "bot" keyword and be consistent with the chatbot instance name in the IBM Robotic Process Automation.
  • Get the bot access token generated.

Configure your bot in Azure

  1. Open the Azure™ portal External link.
  2. Go to your resources and click the Azure Bot you want.
  3. From the Settings menu, click Channels > Telegram button.
  4. In the Access Token field, enter the token generated previously.
  5. Click Apply.