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In our continuing efforts to provide the best performing, most up-to-date platform for our users, Sauce Labs will discontinue support for Internet Explorer 8 for Windows 7 on November 12, 2018.  We made this decision due to reduced market share of these versions, along with diminished usage by our customers. 

We strongly recommend that customers update their tests to the current supported versions and devices. Our Platform Configurator always has the most up-to-date list of supported browsers and operating systems.

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

Happy Testing,
Samantha Coffman
Product Manager

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We are elated to announce that on October 1st, 2018 we added support for iOS 12 on Sauce Labs simulators. This update also includes support for Appium 1.9.1.

 Below is the deviceName capability for the new iPhone devices.

SimulatordeviceName
iPhone XS"iPhone XS Simulator"
iPhone XS Max"iPhone XS Max Simulator"
iPhone XR"iPhone XR Simulator"


Note that Appium 1.9.1 is required to test on iOS 12. 
Sauce Platform Configurator has been updated with the new iOS version.

Happy Testing,
Sauce Emulators and Simulators Team

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RDC Support for Appium 1.9.1

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Sauce Labs is happy to announce Real Device Cloud support for Appium latest version - 1.9.1

As iOS 9 with XCUITest doesn't work with Appium 1.9.1 the default version remains 1.8.1, customers interested in using 1.9.1 should specify this value for the appiumVersion capability.

Happy Testing,
Asaf Saar
Director of Product Management

 

 

We are very excited to announce beta support for a new Sauce Connect backend. The new backend provides better support for testing iOS applications that access internal servers. The new backend contains significant changes and users are strongly encouraged to beta test it. Beta testing will ensure that your build and test pipelines are not impacted when we cut over to the new backend after a month on October 24th.  

Primary benefit of the new Sauce Connect backend

App Transport Security (ATS) or Apple’s best practices for network security are enabled by default in all iOS applications built for iOS 9.0 and above. However, currently it is not possible to test these apps on Sauce when they access internal servers with self-signed certificates. You either need to install a publicly trusted certificate on internal servers or add ATS exceptions for internal domains in your app. The new backend allows you to test iOS apps as is with internal servers.

Platforms supported by the new backend during beta

  • All iOS simulators
  • All Android emulators
  • All desktop platforms

Real devices and all Android emulators will be added to the beta in a few weeks.

How to beta test the new backend?

Simply add --vm-version beta to your Sauce Connect command line. Any Sauce Connect client version can be used.

Please email cy@saucelabs.com for assistance with technical issues during the beta. 

Happy Testing,
Chandra Yalangi
Product Manager - Sauce Connect, Emulators and Simulators

 

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Sauce Labs is happy to announce Real Device Cloud support for the brand-new iPhone Xs and iPhone Xs Max.

Same-day availability means you can test on the latest and greatest real devices without the long wait!

 

The public real device cloud is already updated with the new devices while private cloud customers can add these devices per request.
Happy testing,
Asaf Saar
Director of Product Management

 


We are very happy to announce the following updates to Sauce Labs emulators:

  • Chrome 67 now available on Android emulators 6.0 and above.
  • WebView 67 now available on Android emulators 7.0 and above. 

ChromeDriver 2.41 is used for mobile web tests using Chrome 67 and hybrid app tests using WebView 67.

Happy Testing,
Sauce Emulators and Simulators Team

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Sauce Labs is happy to announce Real Device Cloud same day support for iOS 12 GA.

The RDC Public cloud is already updated with a few iOS 12 supported devices, while private cloud customers can contact support or customer success and ask for upgrade to the latest iOS version.
Happy testing!
Asaf Saar
Director of Product Management
RDC Support for iOS 12 Beta

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As Apple announces iOS 12 support, it is a great opportunity to remind our real device cloud customer our support for iOS 12 beta.

Private Cloud customers interested in upgrading one or more of their iOS 12 supported private devices should contact their CSM or the support team and request the upgrade immediately.
iOS 12 beta on RDC is supported for both XCUITest, Appium and Live Testing.

 

Happy Testing.

Asaf Saar
Director of Product Management

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As we continue our mission to provide our users with the best coverage for testing applications, we are happy to announce that Sauce Labs now supports Chrome 69 and Firefox 62 on Mac and Windows. 

Our Platform Configurator has also been updated to reflect this newest version.

Chrome 69 capabilities in java: 

DesiredCapabilities caps = DesiredCapabilities.chrome();
caps.setCapability("platform", "Windows 10");
caps.setCapability("version", "69.0");

Firefox 62 capabilities in java: 

DesiredCapabilities caps = DesiredCapabilities.firefox();
caps.setCapability("platform", "Windows 10");
caps.setCapability("version", "62.0");

 

Happy Testing!
Samantha Coffman
Product Manager 

We are very excited to announce general availability of Espresso on Android emulators. Espresso is a gray box testing framework from Google used by developers for testing Android mobile applications. Running Espresso on emulators provides a variety of benefits:

  • Run a test suite in parallel on multiple devices to accelerate testing
  • Quickly verify a fix by executing a subset of tests.
  • Complement Appium E2E tests with Espresso UI unit tests.

Best of all it is FREE with all VM plans so why wait? Get started today: download Sauce Runner, put your emulators to work and hunt those bugs down! Here is a sample command you can use to run a test on Galaxy S9 and Pixel emulators.

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Our product just keeps getting Saucier! We are very excited to announce beta support for IPSec VPN - an industry standard solution for connecting private clouds. IPSec VPN is an alternative to Sauce Connect and is the most secure solution to test internal applications using Sauce virtual desktops and devices. Below are a few differences between IPSec VPN and Sauce Connect.

  • IPSec VPN is mostly for enterprises and not for individual users.
  • IPSec VPN installation requires close coordination between Sauce and customer's IT team and can take anywhere from a few hours to a couple of days.
  • IPSec VPN is highly scalable and each customer site only needs one or two long-lived IPSec VPN tunnels.

Please reach out to cy@saucelabs.com if you are interested in learning more about the product or participating in the closed beta. Selection process for the closed beta will end on September 28th.

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Sauce Labs is pleased to announce the release of Sauce Connect Proxy 4.5.1.

This release includes these changes. Use the download links to get that latest and previous versions.

Version NumberChange DescriptionRelease Date

4.5.1

 

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed a critical issue on Mac OS X where Sauce Connect throws a fatal error and terminates. This issue happens when WiFi is temporarily turned off or when the system wakes up from sleep or when internet connectivity is temporarily lost. The fatal error looks like below
    "fatal: morestack on g0"
  • Fixed an issue so that Sauce Connect terminates on startup if pid file location (--pidfile) is inaccessible.
  • Fixed file descriptor leak.

Aug 23 2018

Latest Stable Release

4.5.1

Download LinkSHA1 Checksum
Download Sauce Connect v4.5.1 for Mac OS 10.8+
adb6c71c091a970a7126ccfa4157218a0e608174
Download Sauce Connect v4.5.1 for Windows 7+
a74d632a8f90763a98759e82200c9f8dca08e45b
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5ca9328724c5ff16b12ea49e7a748d44f7305be5
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ad0359956e1cbb6fd45ad691d050b50534bff765
 Click here to download past stable releases of Sauce Connect Proxy...

4.5.0

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Download Sauce Connect v4.5.0 for Mac OS 10.8+
24913e3b442af323d62b94fbdd7ad218cec58534
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f4668b9a4b7834c3aedf73a930695e3b9f492d06
Download Sauce Connect v4.5.0 for Linux
06e52acbbde3668a8effbf0dc970b40e32763fa6
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2473df68b567098e14ac2199d14813c2be389867

4.4.11

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Download Sauce Connect v4.4.11 for OS X 10.12+
9b8fe1342b94518b9a4e3bc7933cf93873461910
Note: Contains a major bug on OS X 10.11 and below, please use SC 4.4.12 instead. 
Download Sauce Connect v4.4.11 for Windows 7+
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Download Sauce Connect v4.4.11 for Linux
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d9c8bfefeecf9244eb0f543b60496d9a0f007437

4.4.10

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Download Sauce Connect v4.4.10 for OS X 10.8+
d02832aa7879ee44722d6f65a7c7730696a41d09
Download Sauce Connect v4.4.10 for Windows 7+
7da842be68ac8391697d3dee8b231a6caf372a76
Download Sauce Connect v4.4.10 for Linux
dc0210fbc99a609f01c1a50a9fb6e77c2293cfd8
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7da842be68ac8391697d3dee8b231a6caf372a76

4.4.9

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Download Sauce Connect v4.4.9 for OS X 10.8+
80720ce6640a000d6d0fa84e8f4d692b90918f91
Download Sauce Connect v4.4.9 for Windows 7+
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733745d519cde6def195878140340ecb806cdf21
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7add5bee0fce38a008909cdc75522063e6f45f0b

4.4.8

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Download Sauce Connect v4.4.8 for OS X 10.8+
8964dde5a902842f1f26e3a2e47094a9146b06e2
Download Sauce Connect v4.4.8 for Windows 7+
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Download Sauce Connect v4.4.8 for Linux
e0ec01aba8bd523838349af54582a2674b107dbb
Download Sauce Connect v4.4.8 for Linux 32-bit
779552aa573a675629bf42a9410454dc3286e958

4.4.7

Download LinkSHA1 Checksum
Download Sauce Connect v4.4.7 for OS X 10.8+
6f3e693135294e536cd99fc9f9d3b55532c68172
Download Sauce Connect v4.4.7 for Windows 7+
2ada3428a1f291c7c669f96009295582d2d7438b
Download Sauce Connect v4.4.7 for Linux
edb6816c873cc4cdf1d099e1534778d35f184942
Download Sauce Connect v4.4.7 for Linux 32-bit
adf56c6e098e9512179f0cc03848e948e5f9dbc2

4.4.6

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Download Sauce Connect v4.4.6 for OS X 10.8+
b0a2307391e5606018437d9ec7aca41a48c8f6f0
Download Sauce Connect v4.4.6 for Windows 7+
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Download Sauce Connect v4.4.6 for Linux
9c47e879ad504442a9a050f2bc1fca104d82b4da
Download Sauce Connect v4.4.6 for Linux 32-bit
98a52ab215b62b649e0455b75a9cc598d0024812


4.4.5

Download LinkSHA1 Checksum
Download Sauce Connect v4.4.5 for OS X 10.8+

49829d719e46a398504deda77dc3a13ac8b31dd9

Download Sauce Connect v4.4.5 for Windows 7+

e8f84a1ec4ce1acabdbd489e22d577949dbfb61c

Download Sauce Connect v4.4.5 for Linux

ee0f6d4a52975d55c4c005d9730f0bef533d1878

Download Sauce Connect v4.4.5 for Linux 32-bit aa42f7d16a59474efd950c604f996bdcc2d45544

4.4.4

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Download Sauce Connect v4.4.4 for OS X 10.8+

71e4961900f7ad19c33ad59b543051a7524611da

Download Sauce Connect v4.4.4 for Windows 7+

f6f258439cf86f5c54d1a990fecb6b5197eb073e

Download Sauce Connect v4.4.4 for Linux

d0992449388560c89b25f996cc163a3ffd09922a

Download Sauce Connect v4.4.4 for Linux 32-bit

ede12d6c95ef8b90bbba34ee2ab98d467cc229da

4.4.3

Download LinkSHA1 Checksum
Download Sauce Connect v4.4.3 for OS X 10.8+

f5d6d0a8727e0b91225d3af03555092bd72a70a3

Download Sauce Connect v4.4.3 for Windows 7+

4b4445c95d722e43c09c41eac5fa6659cacd2b45

Download Sauce Connect v4.4.3 for Linux

c675da6d59da873502f87dfdfa76a528bd702d92

Download Sauce Connect v4.4.3 for Linux 32-bit

fa668557a672200df86f4dc8e85d573fce5dc7c0


4.4.2

Download LinkSHA1 Checksum
Download Sauce Connect v4.4.2 for OS X 10.8+
a7e04143c3150975e72ae8fef38067d2752dec8f
Download Sauce Connect v4.4.2 for Windows 7+
697646350a7ea0a446ac4c55853aa20514a7984c
Download Sauce Connect v4.4.2 for Linux
57a07a14c5d95d72b6606ba34fceaf5bf76c2865
Download Sauce Connect v4.4.2 for Linux 32-bit
d45a7befba6355767d5ca868137ee9332628a790

4.4.1

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Download Sauce Connect v4.4.1 for OS X 10.8+
7962a635b66a7a015c7a5f62d6f36bca7c923062
Download Sauce Connect v4.4.1 for Windows 7+
4942e4d4e050e218043f81f877034bbddf87f9dd
Download Sauce Connect v4.4.1 for Linux
eb15689b0a3e23bee9737e36d6d925a77ae16989
Download Sauce Connect v4.4.1 for Linux 32-bit
6542956db84eae9bcbe604a9054aa9079923fdad

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Sauce Labs is happy to announce same day support for Android 9 Pie GA.
The public real device cloud is already updated with devices running the latest and greatest Android OS.
Private cloud customers running devices compatible with Android 9 can contact Support/CSM and ask to upgrade their devices right now. 
    
Happy Testing,
Asaf Saar
Director of Product Management

Sauce Labs is pleased to announce the release of Sauce Connect Proxy 4.5.0.

This release includes the below changes. Use the download links to get that latest and previous versions.

Version NumberChange DescriptionRelease Date

4.5.0

 

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed a major bug in connection state logic that caused clients to exit prematurely.

New Features

  • Support for YAML config file through -c, --config-file arguments. Refer to Sauce Connect Command Line Reference for more information.
  • Support for proxy credentials in http_proxy and https_proxy environment variables on Mac and Linux platforms. Format should be scheme://user:password@host:port
  • Updated timestamp format in Sauce Connect log files to a more user friendly format "YYYY-MM-DD HH:MM:SS.sss".
  • Print a warning about performance impact while running Sauce Connect in very verbose mode.
  • Scrub access key from very verbose Sauce Connect logs.

Aug 03 2018

Latest Stable Release

4.5.1

Download LinkSHA1 Checksum
Download Sauce Connect v4.5.1 for Mac OS 10.8+
adb6c71c091a970a7126ccfa4157218a0e608174
Download Sauce Connect v4.5.1 for Windows 7+
a74d632a8f90763a98759e82200c9f8dca08e45b
Download Sauce Connect v4.5.1 for Linux
5ca9328724c5ff16b12ea49e7a748d44f7305be5
Download Sauce Connect v4.5.1 for Linux 32-bit
ad0359956e1cbb6fd45ad691d050b50534bff765
 Click here to download past stable releases of Sauce Connect Proxy...

4.5.0

Download LinkSHA1 Checksum
Download Sauce Connect v4.5.0 for Mac OS 10.8+
24913e3b442af323d62b94fbdd7ad218cec58534
Download Sauce Connect v4.5.0 for Windows 7+
f4668b9a4b7834c3aedf73a930695e3b9f492d06
Download Sauce Connect v4.5.0 for Linux
06e52acbbde3668a8effbf0dc970b40e32763fa6
Download Sauce Connect v4.5.0 for Linux 32-bit
2473df68b567098e14ac2199d14813c2be389867

4.4.11

Download LinkSHA1 Checksum
Download Sauce Connect v4.4.11 for OS X 10.12+
9b8fe1342b94518b9a4e3bc7933cf93873461910
Note: Contains a major bug on OS X 10.11 and below, please use SC 4.4.12 instead. 
Download Sauce Connect v4.4.11 for Windows 7+
c6e9f3f2a99411da00e22147918d50360af5f989
Download Sauce Connect v4.4.11 for Linux
4a70c3a559913274a35b056a6e5d274cdbe4fdec
Download Sauce Connect v4.4.11 for Linux 32-bit
d9c8bfefeecf9244eb0f543b60496d9a0f007437

4.4.10

Download LinkSHA1 Checksum
Download Sauce Connect v4.4.10 for OS X 10.8+
d02832aa7879ee44722d6f65a7c7730696a41d09
Download Sauce Connect v4.4.10 for Windows 7+
7da842be68ac8391697d3dee8b231a6caf372a76
Download Sauce Connect v4.4.10 for Linux
dc0210fbc99a609f01c1a50a9fb6e77c2293cfd8
Download Sauce Connect v4.4.10 for Linux 32-bit
7da842be68ac8391697d3dee8b231a6caf372a76

4.4.9

Download LinkSHA1 Checksum
Download Sauce Connect v4.4.9 for OS X 10.8+
80720ce6640a000d6d0fa84e8f4d692b90918f91
Download Sauce Connect v4.4.9 for Windows 7+
4ecdacbb8b25f62308a4a39c624bf1e1dc3fde45
Download Sauce Connect v4.4.9 for Linux
733745d519cde6def195878140340ecb806cdf21
Download Sauce Connect v4.4.9 for Linux 32-bit
7add5bee0fce38a008909cdc75522063e6f45f0b

4.4.8

Download LinkSHA1 Checksum
Download Sauce Connect v4.4.8 for OS X 10.8+
8964dde5a902842f1f26e3a2e47094a9146b06e2
Download Sauce Connect v4.4.8 for Windows 7+
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Download Sauce Connect v4.4.8 for Linux
e0ec01aba8bd523838349af54582a2674b107dbb
Download Sauce Connect v4.4.8 for Linux 32-bit
779552aa573a675629bf42a9410454dc3286e958

4.4.7

Download LinkSHA1 Checksum
Download Sauce Connect v4.4.7 for OS X 10.8+
6f3e693135294e536cd99fc9f9d3b55532c68172
Download Sauce Connect v4.4.7 for Windows 7+
2ada3428a1f291c7c669f96009295582d2d7438b
Download Sauce Connect v4.4.7 for Linux
edb6816c873cc4cdf1d099e1534778d35f184942
Download Sauce Connect v4.4.7 for Linux 32-bit
adf56c6e098e9512179f0cc03848e948e5f9dbc2

4.4.6

Download LinkSHA1 Checksum
Download Sauce Connect v4.4.6 for OS X 10.8+
b0a2307391e5606018437d9ec7aca41a48c8f6f0
Download Sauce Connect v4.4.6 for Windows 7+
6e8523b674b01618098a89cde38a6eb127191b27
Download Sauce Connect v4.4.6 for Linux
9c47e879ad504442a9a050f2bc1fca104d82b4da
Download Sauce Connect v4.4.6 for Linux 32-bit
98a52ab215b62b649e0455b75a9cc598d0024812


4.4.5

Download LinkSHA1 Checksum
Download Sauce Connect v4.4.5 for OS X 10.8+

49829d719e46a398504deda77dc3a13ac8b31dd9

Download Sauce Connect v4.4.5 for Windows 7+

e8f84a1ec4ce1acabdbd489e22d577949dbfb61c

Download Sauce Connect v4.4.5 for Linux

ee0f6d4a52975d55c4c005d9730f0bef533d1878

Download Sauce Connect v4.4.5 for Linux 32-bit aa42f7d16a59474efd950c604f996bdcc2d45544

4.4.4

Download LinkSHA1 Checksum
Download Sauce Connect v4.4.4 for OS X 10.8+

71e4961900f7ad19c33ad59b543051a7524611da

Download Sauce Connect v4.4.4 for Windows 7+

f6f258439cf86f5c54d1a990fecb6b5197eb073e

Download Sauce Connect v4.4.4 for Linux

d0992449388560c89b25f996cc163a3ffd09922a

Download Sauce Connect v4.4.4 for Linux 32-bit

ede12d6c95ef8b90bbba34ee2ab98d467cc229da

4.4.3

Download LinkSHA1 Checksum
Download Sauce Connect v4.4.3 for OS X 10.8+

f5d6d0a8727e0b91225d3af03555092bd72a70a3

Download Sauce Connect v4.4.3 for Windows 7+

4b4445c95d722e43c09c41eac5fa6659cacd2b45

Download Sauce Connect v4.4.3 for Linux

c675da6d59da873502f87dfdfa76a528bd702d92

Download Sauce Connect v4.4.3 for Linux 32-bit

fa668557a672200df86f4dc8e85d573fce5dc7c0


4.4.2

Download LinkSHA1 Checksum
Download Sauce Connect v4.4.2 for OS X 10.8+
a7e04143c3150975e72ae8fef38067d2752dec8f
Download Sauce Connect v4.4.2 for Windows 7+
697646350a7ea0a446ac4c55853aa20514a7984c
Download Sauce Connect v4.4.2 for Linux
57a07a14c5d95d72b6606ba34fceaf5bf76c2865
Download Sauce Connect v4.4.2 for Linux 32-bit
d45a7befba6355767d5ca868137ee9332628a790

4.4.1

Download LinkSHA1 Checksum
Download Sauce Connect v4.4.1 for OS X 10.8+
7962a635b66a7a015c7a5f62d6f36bca7c923062
Download Sauce Connect v4.4.1 for Windows 7+
4942e4d4e050e218043f81f877034bbddf87f9dd
Download Sauce Connect v4.4.1 for Linux
eb15689b0a3e23bee9737e36d6d925a77ae16989
Download Sauce Connect v4.4.1 for Linux 32-bit
6542956db84eae9bcbe604a9054aa9079923fdad