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Wrapper around all Sauce Labs REST APIs for Node.js (v8 or higher) and the browser.


To install the package run:

npm install saucelabs



Your Sauce Labs username.

Type: string
Default: process.env.SAUCE_USERNAME


Your Sauce Labs access key.

Type: string
Default: process.env.SAUCE_ACCESS_KEY


Your Sauce Labs datacenter region. The following regions are available:

  • us-west-1 (short us)
  • eu-central-1 (short eu)
  • us-east-1 (headless)

Type: string
Default: us


If set to true you are accessing the headless Sauce instances (this discards the region option).

Type: boolean
Default: false


If you want to tunnel your API request through a proxy please see the got proxy docs for more information.

Type: object
Default: null


All accessible API commands with descriptions can be found here.

As CLI Tool

This package if installed globally can be used as CLI tool to access the API from the command line:

$ npm install -g saucelabs
$ sl listJobs $SAUCE_USERNAME --limit 5 --region eu
{ jobs:
   [ { id: '19dab74f8fd848518f8d2c2cee3a6fbd' },
     { id: 'dc08ca0c7fa14eee909a093d11567328' },
     { id: '5bc6f70c777b4ae3bf7909a40f5ee41b' },
     { id: 'f40fe7b044754eaaa5f5a130406549b5' },
     { id: 'd1553f71f910402893f1e82a4dcb6ca6' } ] }

You can find all available commands and options with description by calling:

sl --help
# show description for specific command 
sl listJobs --help

or update the job status by calling:

sl updateJob cb-onboarding 690c5877710c422d8be4c622b40c747f "{\"passed\":false}"

or download a job asset:

sl downloadJobAsset 690c5877710c422d8be4c622b40c747f video.mp4 --filepath ./video.mp4
### As NPM Package 
The following example shows how to access details of the last job you were running with your account that is being exposed as environment variables as `SAUCE_USERNAME` and `SAUCE_ACCESS_KEY`. Alternatively you can pass the credentials via `options` to the constructor:
import SauceLabs from 'saucelabs';
// if imports are not supported by your Node.js version, import the package as follows:
// const SauceLabs = require('saucelabs').default;
(async () => {
    const myAccount = new SauceLabs();
    // using constructor options
    // const myAccount = new SauceLabs({ user: "YOUR-USER", key: "YOUR-ACCESS-KEY"});
    // get job details of last run job
    const job = await myAccount.listJobs(
        { limit: 1, full: true }
     * outputs:
     * { jobs:
        [ { browser_short_version: '72',
            creation_time: 1551711453,
            'custom-data': null,
            browser_version: '72.0.3626.81',
            owner: '<username-redacted>',
            id: 'dc08ca0c7fa14eee909a093d11567328',
            record_screenshots: true,
            record_video: true,
            build: null,
            passed: null,
            public: 'team',
            end_time: 1551711471,
            status: 'complete',
            start_time: 1551711454,
            proxied: false,
            modification_time: 1551711471,
            tags: [],
            name: null,
            commands_not_successful: 1,
            consolidated_status: 'complete',
            manual: false,
            assigned_tunnel_id: null,
            error: null,
            os: 'Windows 2008',
            breakpointed: null,
            browser: 'googlechrome' } ] }

You may wonder why listJobs requires a username as first parameter since you've already defined the process.env. The reason for this is that Sauce Labs supports a concept of Team Accounts, so-called sub-accounts, grouped together. As such functions like the mentioned could list jobs not only for the requesting account, but also for the individual team account. Learn more about it here

Breaking changes from v1 to v2

Public APIs have changed from v1 to v2. Methods in v1 accepted a callback trailing parameter which is no more available with v2, instead all methods now return a Promise which can be awaited or then'd.

Below, you can find the list of the mapped method names:

v1 v2
getAccountDetails(callback) async getUser(username)
getAccountLimits(callback) ?
getUserActivity(callback) async getUserActivity(username)
getUserConcurrency(callback) async getUserConcurrency(username)
getAccountUsage(start, end, callback) ?
getJobs(callback) async listJobs(username, { ...options }) // with option: full: true
showJob(id, callback) async getJob(username, id)
showJobAssets(id, callback) ?
updateJob(id, data, callback) async updateJob(username, id, body)
stopJob(id, data, callback) async stopJob(username, id)
deleteJob(id, callback) ?
getActiveTunnels(callback) async listAvailableTunnels(username)
getTunnel(id, callback) async getTunnel(username, id)
deleteTunnel(id, callback) async deleteTunnel(username, id)
getServiceStatus(callback) async getStatus()
getBrowsers(callback) ?
getAllBrowsers(callback) async listPlatforms(platform) // pass "all"
getSeleniumBrowsers(callback) Selenium-RC no longer supported
getWebDriverBrowsers(callback) async listPlatforms(platform) // pass "webdriver"
getTestCounter(callback) ?
updateSubAccount(data, callback) ?
deleteSubAccount(callback) ?
createSubAccount(data, callback) ?
createPublicLink(id, date, useHour, callback) ?
getSubAccountList(callback) ?
getSubAccounts(callback) ?


To run the test suite, first invoke the following command within the repo, installing the development dependencies:

npm install

Then run the tests:

npm test

This module was originally created by Dan Jenkins with the help of multiple contributors (Daniel Perez Alvarez, Mathieu Sabourin, Michael J Feher, and many more). We would like to thank Dan and all contributors for their support and this beautiful module.




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