Thanks to a new virtual cloud data center in Australia (Sydney), your testing teams in APAC will benefit from more performant test runs on Sauce Labs, along with improved security and reliability through our best-in-class cloud technology.
NOTE: The functionality that’s currently available for tests run in this region is limited; for details see Supported Features.
See the following sections for more information:
Getting Started for New Free Trial Customers
If you’re signing up for a new free trial with Sauce Labs, simply select the Australia region as part of your registration process.
Because free trial customers have access to one region, this will be your only option for running tests during the Alpha program.
Getting Started for Existing Customers
If you have access to a Customer Success Manager through your Sauce Labs license, you can request access to this region. As part of our Alpha release, you can access this region free of charge for 90 days without impacting your concurrency limits in other regions. In return, we ask you to run real test loads and provide feedback, helping us improve our services for you.
To run tests on Sauce Labs, outbound communication from your network must be allowed.
Depending on your network configuration, your network administrator may need to add the following Selenium endpoint to your allow listing:
To allow inbound and outbound connections to Sauce Labs Services using IP addresses, use the following IP range(s): 188.8.131.52/28
NOTE: Because Sauce Connect is not currently available for the APAC region, you should plan to run tests only on publicly available sites.
Running Tests in the APAC Region
- Ensure you have access to the new region by logging into your Sauce account and seeing APAC-SOUTHEAST-1 in the Data Center drop down. This is where you will see all your test runs and get results.
- To run your automated tests, update your Selenium tests to point to the new region by changing the ondemand url during driver creation to .
- Verify results by logging into Sauce Labs and picking the APAC-SOUTHEAST-1 region.
IMPORTANT: During the transition from the Alpha to Beta programs, our ability to retain historical data, including test results, is limited.
The following features are currently supported in the APAC region with more features coming online soon.
To tell us more about features that are most important to improve your experience with Sauce Labs, please provide feedback.
Selenium Browser Tests (Win10 + Latest Chrome)
Expand OS + Browser Support
Sauce Test Runner Toolkit
The following OSs and browsers are supported now, with more coming in the future.
OS + Browser
Windows 10 (Windows 8 support in Q2)
Latest 3 versions of Chrome
Latest 3 versions of Firefox
All Chromium Edge
The timeline for when Linux and Mac OS is still being determined.
By participating in this program and providing feedback, we can prioritize OS and browser support in the best way possible! Please provide feedback.
Getting Help & Providing Feedback
We want to be there every step of the way to ensure you are successful in this new region. We also greatly value your feedback on ways we can improve our services for you. By enrolling into this alpha program you will gain direct access to our product and engineering teams to both get help and provide feedback:
- Slack - you will be invited to the #apac-alpha-external slack channel
- Email email@example.com or your CSM
- Scheduled office hours with the Product and Engineering teams