Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Documentation

Create, Version, and Publish Digital Assistants

Create and access digital assistants from the Digital Assistants page, which you can navigate to by clicking Development > Digital Assistants in the side menu.

By default, only the most recently updated version of each digital assistant appears. You can display all versions of a digital assistant by turning the Show Only Latest switch off.

You can access most of the management tasks from a digital assistant’s Options menu.


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You can add digital assistants by creating them from scratch, cloning other digital assistants, and importing digital assistants.

Create from Scratch

To create a new digital assistant:

  • Click icon to open the side menu to open the side menu, select Development > Digital Assistants, and click New Digital Assistant.

After you create the digital assistant, it appears in the Digital Assistant page in draft mode.

Clone

If you want to create a digital assistant that is similar to an existing digital assistant, or if you want to reuse the artifacts of an existing digital assistant, you can create the digital assistant by cloning.

To clone a version of a digital assistant:

  1. Click icon to open the side menu to open the side menu and select Development > Digital Assistants.

  2. In the tile for the digital assistant that you want to clone, click icon to open the Options menu and select Clone.

Create by Import

You can create a digital assistant by importing a version of a digital assistant that was exported from another instance. The imported digital assistant will be in draft mode, even if it was published in the source instance.

To import a digital assistant:

  1. Click icon to open the side menu to open the side menu and select Development > Digital Assistants.

  2. From the Digital Assistant page, click Import Digital Assistant.

  3. Upload the ZIP file that contains the exported digital assistant.

Tip:

If you want to export a version, make changes in the exported files, and then import it into the same instance, don’t forget to change the version. Otherwise, Oracle Digital Assistant won’t let you import it.

Publish

When you’ve completed building a version of a digital assistant, you can lock it down by publishing it. If you later want to make further modifications, you must create another version and work on that one.

To publish a version of a digital assistant:

  1. Click icon to open the side menu to open the side menu and select Development > Digital Assistants.

  2. In the tile for the digital assistant that you want to publish, click icon to open the Options menu and select Publish.

    After publishing, the Draft icon (Draft icon) in the tile for the digital assistant is replaced by the Published icon (Published icon).

Create New Version

At some point, you might want to create another version of a digital assistant, such as to add new features.

To create another version:

  1. Click icon to open the side menu to open the side menu and select Development > Digital Assistants.

  2. In the tile for the digital assistant that you want to version, click icon to open the Options menu and select New Version.

Delete

  1. Click icon to open the side menu to open the side menu and select Development > Digital Assistants.

  2. In the tile for the digital assistant that you want to delete, click icon to open the Options menu and select Delete.