Test on Internal Networks

BrowserStack enables you to run your JUnit automated tests on your internal development environments, on localhost, and from behind a corporate firewall. This feature is called “Local Testing”.

Local Testing establishes a secure connection between your machine and the BrowserStack cloud. Once you set up Local Testing, all URLs work out of the box, including HTTPS URLs and those behind a proxy or firewall.

Configuring your JUnit tests for Local Testing takes just three steps:

Step 1: Download and install the BrowserStackLocal binary:

<!-- Install using maven -->
<dependency>
    <groupId>com.browserstack</groupId>
    <artifactId>browserstack-local-java</artifactId>
    <version>0.1.0</version>
</dependency>

Step 2: Next, you need to update your JUnit config file, local.conf.json, and set the browserstack.local capability to true:

{
  "server": "hub-cloud.browserstack.com",
  "user": "YOUR_USERNAME",
  "key": "YOUR_ACCESS_KEY",

  "capabilities": {
    "name": "Bstack-[Junit] Local Test",
    "browserstack.local": true
  },

  "environments": [{
    "browser": "chrome"
  }]
}

Here is a sample test case written for running local with JUnit.

public class LocalTest extends BrowserStackJUnitTest {

    @Test
    public void test() throws Exception {
        driver.get("http://bs-local.com:45691/check");

        assertTrue(driver.getPageSource().contains("Up and running"));
    }
}

Step 3: You can now run your JUnit test using BrowserStack Local with the following command:

# Run using maven
mvn test -P local

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