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Sauce Labs We will discontinue support for Sauce Connect versions 4.4.11 and below in February of 2019.on Feb 28th, 2019. This change impacts customers using old, standalone Sauce Connect binaries as well customers using old Sauce Connect binary prepackaged with OnDemand Jenkins Plugin.

Update Process

  • If you use an old, standalone Sauce Connect binary (version 4.4.

  • 10 and below will be discontinued on February 4th.4.4.11 will be discontinued on February 18th
  • 11 or below) then please upgrade to Sauce Connect 4.5.1 or above. Download the new Sauce Connect version from the following link. Test the new version in a development or staging environment by running some manual and automated tests. If you don’t notice any issues then please upgrade your production environment to the new version.

  • If you use an old Sauce Connect binary prepackaged with the Sauce OnDemand Jenkins plugin (versions 1.177 and below) then please use Jenkins system configuration to update to the latest OnDemand Jenkins plugin (version 1.178).


We have made this decision for the following reasons:

  • Keep up with the security best practices and drop Sauce Connect server support for vulnerable protocols like TLS 1.0 and 1.1.

  • Many of the Sauce Connect versions 4.4.11 and below were released more than a year ago and

  • many
  • have critical bugs

  • In addition, keeping up with the best security practices, we want to drop Sauce Connect server support for old TLS 1.0 and 1.1 protocols. We will continue to support TLS 1.2.

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  • related to functionality and performance.

Customers are strongly encouraged to upgrade to the latest stable release 4.5.1 or above. Sauce Connect 4.5.1 . The latest version has been in production since August, 2018 without any known major issues. Please test Sauce Connect upgrade in a dev or staging environment before updating your production environment

Best Practice

We regularly ship new features and improvements with Sauce Connect client releases. We recommend customers to use a new version Sauce Connect released in the last 3-months.

Please contact support@saucelabs.com if you have any questions or need additional information.


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