Execution Cloud setup and installation
To work with Applitools Execution Cloud, you need the following:
Permission to use Applitools Execution Cloud. To get access, contact the Applitools Support team.
Valid Applitools account with a valid API key. For details see How to retrieve your API key.
Applitools SDK in one of the following languages:
- Selenium Java
- Selenium Python
- Selenium C#
- Selenium Ruby
Setting up Execution Cloud involves the following easy steps:
Set the following environment variables:
APPLITOOLS_API_KEY– Your API key. See How to obtain your API key.
APPLITOOLS_SERVER_URL– The URL of the Eyes server. If you use the public Eyes server, the URL is
You can also set these variables using Chrome capabilities:Copy
or in the following format:Copy
Copy the following:
Testing local websites without a public URL
You can easily test your local websites with Applitools Execution Cloud using a secured tunnel between the remote browser and the local network. The remote Execution Cloud browser will then be able to control all network requests through the local network.
Set the following environment variable:
Or using the Chrome capabilities, set
Setting the Execution Cloud region
By default, Execution Cloud resides on a cloud which is located in the United States. You can set the following Chrome capabilities to work with a cloud located in Australia: