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Tutorial: Create (csharp)

Run your assistant

After deployment, you can run and test your Virtual Assistant project using these steps:

  1. Press F5 within Visual Studio to run your assistant.
  2. Open the Bot Framework Emulator.
  3. Select Open Bot.

  4. Provide the messaging endpoint of your running bot (e.g: http://localhost:3978/api/messages).
  5. Provide the Microsoft App ID and Microsoft App Password values from your appsettings.json file.

  6. Congratulations, you’ve built and run your first Virtual Assistant!