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Extension

This section outlines steps on how developers can use Relicx to create and run tests from their DevVM.

Pre-requisite

  1. Make sure you have access to Relicx. If you don’t, please ask your administrator to invite you to join the org

Step 1: Install the Chrome Extension from here

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Click on the “Add to Chrome” button.

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Click “Add Extension” in the confirmation dialogue.

Once the extension is installed, you are all set to start recording tests.

Step 2: Record a test by clicking on the extension icon in your browser. You will be asked to log in if not already.

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As the steps are recorded, the overlay on the bottom right-hand side will show the number of steps recorded. Click on the red button on the overlay to stop recording.

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Step 3: (Optional) Edit the test if needed

Once you stop the recording, you will be able to see the test creation in progress. This could take a minute or two based on the number of steps.

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Once the test is created, you can edit the test by clicking on the pencil icon in any of the steps. Please note that the pencil icon will only appear when you hover over the step.

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Your test is now ready to run!

Step 4: Install the SSH tunnel so that Relicx can access your machine behind the firewall. (One-time operation)

Click setting → Tunnel.

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Follow the instructions here to complete the rest of the setup.

Step 5: Define an environment for each dev VM (one-time)

Click Settings → <Application Name> → Environments

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Environment name can be the name of Dev VM. URL: Application URL Environment Type: Test

Step 6: Run the test against your DevVM

Click on the play icon next to the test to run it.

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Pick the desired environment name. It should pick the appropriate tunnel name in the Executor location dropdown.

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Updated 05 Aug 2022
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