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16. OpKey Execution Agent

Overview: 

OpKey Execution Agent is a Functional Test Execution Engine which provides a GUI-based execution environment on the web. It follows the Open Test Architecture design by supporting the execution with any new plug-in. OpKey Execution Agent is necessary for executing Test on desktop and web using OpKey. So, make sure that it is installed on your machine with required configurations and is working properly.

Now, OpKey Execution Agent is also available as standalone installer. It can be used for Test Execution on both OpKey Desktop and OpKey Web. The main objective of developing this standalone OpKey Execution Agent installer is to run the execution on OpKey Web by using this Execution Agent. In fact, both Execution Agents (standalone OpKey Execution Agent & OpKey Execution Agent installed with OpKey desktop package installer) are the same.

You can download OpKey Execution Agent from the Download Center given on the OpKey Web dashboard page as shown below:

  • Agent Information page opens. Here, you can view your Domain Name, Username, Agent Version, Agent Connector Code along with Download Agent Link.

  • Click on the Download Agent link to download the OpKey Execution Agent.
  • Initiate installation of OpKey Agent on your machine. While installing OpKey Agent in Web mode, you need to enter the Agent Connector code and then proceed the Agent installation.

Auto-configuration of OpKey Agent:

Now, there is a connector code (an unique alphanumeric) available on the Download Agent page under Download Center. This connector code is required during installation of OpKey Execution Agent in Web Mode (by default), you will need to enter this Agent Connector code to specified text field and click on Finish. Once installation has finished successfully, a shortcut icon of OpKey Agent is created on the desktop. Double click this shortcut icon to launch the OpKey Agent. Here, you can view that your OpKey Agent is configured successfully in Web Mode and you are logged in. Thus, you need not to configure the OpKey Agent manually.

For detailed information on downloading & installing OpKey Execution Agent, please refer: Downloading & Installing OpKey Execution Agent

Once, OpKey Execution Agent get installed on your machine successfully, an icon is shown on desktop.

When you launch it, Agent Dashboard page opens as shown below. Agent dashboard page contains information about the Settings, Configurations & Plugin License of OpKey Agent.

Getting familiar with Menus of OpKey Execution Agent:

FileFile menu contains two options: Relaunch & Exit.

Relaunch is used to to launch Execution Agent to apply any newly made changes whereas Exit is used to close the Execution Agent.

ToolsTools menu contains two options: Agent Log and Plugin Settings.

Agent Log option shows execution logs as shown below:

Plugin Settings option displays list of all OpKey Plugins along with description and settings as shown below.

Plugin Settings help you to execute Plugin specific Test by using respective plugin driver.

For example, if you want to execute your Test on Google Chrome by using Selenium WebDriver then you need to locate Chrome Driver of Selenium to your local system and then set its path. To do so, go to the Value column and set path of ChromeDriverPath of Selenium WebDriver section, as shown below:

Mobile: Mobile menu opens a Mobile tab which includes information (OS, Device Name, Serial Number, Manufacturer, Build Model, Version, IP Address, Duration & Status) about the connected mobile device and Device Logs.

Help: Help menu includes two options: Go To Help (F1) and About OpKey Agent.

Click on Go To Help or press F1 key to go to the Online Help of OpKey Execution Agenthttps://opkey.com/user-guide/pages.php?subid=154&accordid=16&val=TEAM

Click on About OpKey Agent to view its version and check for available updates as well.

The configuration of Execution Agent is required for Test Execution on OpKey Web & Desktop both. At a time, you can configure the OpKey Execution Agent either for OpKey Desktop or OpKey Web.

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