Oxygen CLI Installation

Command-line application for running Oxygen tests and generating reports.

CLI Installation

Oxygen CLI - Command-line application for running tests and generating reports.

To start working with Oxygen Command-line (cli) - you must first install the following programs:

  1. Node.js 8 or later.

After installing the above programs you should do the following steps:

  1. Open the command line (cmd command)

  2. Type the following command in the command line:

    npm install -g oxygen-cli

    After installation is finished, re-open your command-line.

In some cases you may need to run the installation command using sudo to provide the super-user do elevated permission

sudo install -g oxygen-cli

In case you encounter some permission errors during installation, you can try the following:

sudo npm install --unsafe-perm --verbose -g oxygen-cli


Oxygen CLI doesn't come bundled with Selenium nor Appium and requires installing them manually.

Desktop web applications automation

Download Selenium Standalone Server and the drivers for browsers you wish to use:

Place everything into a single directory and launch with (update selenium version if necessary):

java -Dwebdriver.chrome.driver=chromedriver.exe -Dwebdriver.ie.driver=IEDriverServer.exe -jar selenium-server-standalone-3.141.59.jar -port 4444 -timeout 320 -browserTimeout 320

Mobile applications automation

If you wish to execute CLI on mobile devices you should first read Oxygen for mobile guide and installation instructions: https://docs.oxygenhq.org/download-and-installation/mobile-installation

Download a simulator for the devices (optional).

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