Rainforest Automation: Executing tests

How to execute Automation tests

Executing Rainforest Automation tests is done similarly to executing traditional Rainforest tests.

​​When executing tests, Rainforest will limit the execution options to those that are applicable to the tests being run within the Filter, Feature, Run Group or the individually selected test.

Selection is done via the How this run will be executed option.
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Available Options

  • Automation Service
    ​​Executes all the tests via Rainforest’s Automation Service.
    Available only if ALL tests have been created with the ‘Quickly capture UI elements with screenshots’ option.”
  • Automation Service + Tester Community
    ​​Available if tests are a mix of different types. Will intelligently execute those tests that are fully automated via Rainforest’s Automation Service (do not have any Plain Language steps) and others via the Tester Community.
  • Tester Community
    Executes all tests with our manual QA testers.
    Available for any test.
  • On-Premise Testers
    Invite your own team of in-house testers to execute each test manually to get test results.
    Please if you are interested to know more about this feature please get in touch.

You may also start the runs via the Rainforest CLI with the following commands.

  • Rainforest Automation + Crowd
    rainforest run --run-group <run group number> --crowd automation_and_crowd

  • Rainforest Automation
    rainforest run --run-group <run group number> --crowd automation
    Note: this will only work properly if ALL tests are written in RFA and do not have any Plain Language Steps.

  • Rainforest Tester Community
    rainforest run --run-group <run group number> --crowd default

  • On-Prem Crowd
    rainforest run --run-group <run group number> --crowd on_premise_crowd
    Note: This will only work properly if you do have on-premise crowd enabled

If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to us at [email protected] or through Intercom!

Updated 2 months ago


Rainforest Automation: Executing tests


How to execute Automation tests

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