Saucelabs & BrowserStack options

How to send extended run parameters to Saucelabs and Browserstack

Using the option file you can send more configuration parameters to Saucelabs and Browserstack.

For example, if you are looking to run a test on a specific browser version and timezone :

  1. Create a json file with the following:
{
       "screenResolution": "2560x1600" ,
       "timeZone": "New_York"
}
  1. In the CLI, add  :  --sauce-options  ".json"

SauceLabs

Add to your CLI:  --sauce-options  "config_saucelabs.json"

Example to the file:

{
  "browser": "Chrome",
  "version": "latest",
  "platform": "Windows 10",
  "screenResolution": "1920x1080",
  "sauce:options": {
      "extendedDebugging": true
  }
}

Sauce lab options for params: https://wiki.saucelabs.com/display/DOCS/Test+Configuration+Options

Browserstack 

Add to your CLI:  --browserstack-options "config_browserstack.json"
All supported override parameters

{
    "project": "my project",
    "build": "build 4.5",
    "browserstack.debug": false,
    "browserstack.console": "info",
    "browserstack.networkLogs": true,
    "browserstack.video": false,
    "browserstack.timezone": "New_York",
    "browserstack.selenium_version": "3.5.2",
    "browser_version": 61,
    "resolution" : "2048x1536"
}

BrowserStack options for params:
https://www.browserstack.com/automate/capabilities