SetHostOS method

Class: ConfigurationPlatform: ImagesLanguage: C# SDK:

Use this method to set the name of the hosting operating system property.

The HostOS, along with the hosting app and viewport size, determines which baseline will be used as the basis for comparing checkpoint images. By default, the hosting OS is undefined. The Test Manager displays this value as the OS column.


IConfiguration configval = config.SetHostOS(value);
config.HostOS  = configval;
 = config.HostOS;

Note that this feature is available as both a method and a property.


The value to be used for the Host OS Property.

Return value

Type: IConfiguration
The value returned is the object that called the method. This allows you to use a fluent style to call the setXXXX methods of the Configuration class.