The Fabasoft app.test Agent has to be installed on every client that should run tests. The Fabasoft app.test Eclipse Plug-In provides its own integrated agent, thus it is not necessary to install an agent locally but you can if you want to use the external agent locally, too.
The Fabasoft app.test Agent can be downloaded here:
For installing the Fabasoft app.test Agent unzip the file and start the installer program. This can be done by executing "setup.exe" on Windows systems, or launching the JAR archive (java -jar apptest-agent.jar). Follow the wizard and start the agent after the installation has finished.
Following advanced options are available.
// starts the setup with a graphical user interface
// starts the setup in a non-graphical console guided mode
// generates a template file for install options (no setup is started)
// performs the setup with the options file
// uninstalls the agent
If a version of Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge is tested that was not available at the time of the release of Fabasoft app.test a corresponding web driver binary is downloaded from or , respectively.
If no connection to the Internet is available, a local mirror can be used. The APPTEST_EDGEDRIVER_LOAD_URL and APPTEST_CHROMEDRIVER_LOAD_URL environment variables define the alternative URLs for download. The APPTEST_DRIVER_LOAD_URL_CREDENTIALS environment variable defines the used credentials (<user>:<password>).