How do I run my bots offline?
Currently, Azure Bot Service is an online-only offering. However, the Bot Service team is planning for scenarios that would enable in-subscription premium channels with Azure Virtual Network support. The team is also evaluating solutions that work in your data centers and on your devices.
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Examples of Power BI dashboards are provided in the Power BI Analytics sample, highlighting how to gain insights on your bot's performance and quality.
Bot Framework Virtual Assistant template enables you to build a conversational assistant tailored to your brand, personalized for your users, and available across a broad range of clients and devices. This template greatly simplifies the creation of a new bot project by providing basic conversational intents, Dispatch, LUIS, and QnA Maker integration, Skills, and automated ARM deployment.
The Skill manifest enables Skills to be self-describing in that they communicate the name and description of a Skill, its authentication requirements if appropriate along with the discrete actions that it exposes.
This manifest provides all the metadata required for a calling Bot to know when to trigger invoking a skill and what actions it provides. The manifest is used by the Skill command-line tool to configure a Bot to make use of a Skill.
You can find information about Microsoft Bot Framework SDK at https://github.com/microsoft/botframework.
To link accounts to a Virtual Assistant, please check out: https://microsoft.github.io/botframework-solutions/howto/virtual-assistant/linkedaccounts/
To use the Virtual Assistant Android Client, please check out: https://microsoft.github.io/botframework-solutions/howto/samples/vaclient_android/
You can see the comprehensive feature set for the Virtual Assistant Android Client here: https://microsoft.github.io/botframework-solutions/reference/samples/vaclient_android/