= Wildnet- pCloudy documentation

Wildnet (Manual and Automation)

pcloudy has now released a new feature called "Wildnet". Using this feature you can test your local site on any android and iOS devices on pCloudy platform. You can use this feature either "Manual" or "Appium Automation".

Overview

As we know a private server has no public access. These servers are internal to your network or are some kind of staging server (A staging server is a type of server that is used to test a software, website or service in a production-similar environment before being set live).

So Wildnet provides a platform to test private or internal servers on any Android and iOS device present on pCloudy.

Watch this video to understand the procedure to activate the Wildnet feature.

Prerequisite:

Manual Process to start the Wildnet

Let's see how we can execute wildnet Manually

1. Run the below mentioned executable command on the terminal:

For Windows:

.\pCloudyWildNetWindows -i Emailadress –k accesskey -u URL

For Mac:

./pCloudyWildNetOSX -i Emailadress –k accesskey -u URL

For Linux

./pCloudyWildNetLinux -i Emailadress –k accesskey -u URL

Example:

./Win-Wildnet -i sample@test.com -k pass123 -u https://app.pcloudy.com

Note: Please use below mentioned URL for

Public(India):https://device.pcloudy.com

Public(US) :https://us.pcloudy.com

Private :https://private-cloud.pcloudy.com

wildnet-example Note:
  • This feature will work on all platforms.
  • Once "Wildnet" is enabled ,you can connect more than one device.

User will get authenticated as shown in the below screenshot

wildnet-enabled

In this way you can start your service.

2. Go to the Device page in pCloudy platform, connect the device and click on Enable Wildnet as shown in below screenshot

Device page

Open any local URL that you wish to test and enjoy local testing on pCloudy platform.

local testing

3. To disable the service simply run ctrl+c to exit

disable

Activating Wildnet for Appium Automation

Now let's understand how to activate the Wildnet feature in test automation

1. Run the below mentioned executable command on the terminal:

For Windows:

.\pCloudyWildNetWindows -i Emailadress –k accesskey -u URL

For Mac:

./pCloudyWildNetOSX -i Emailadress –k accesskey -u URL

For Linux

./pCloudyWildNetLinux -i Emailadress –k accesskey -u URL

Example:

./Win-Wildnet -i sample@test.com -k pass123 -u https://app.pcloudy.com

Note: Please use below mentioned URL for

Public(India):https://device.pcloudy.com

Public(US) :https://us.pcloudy.com

Private :https://private-cloud.pcloudy.com

wildnet-example Note:
  • This feature will work on all platforms.
  • Once "Wildnet" is enabled ,you can connect more than one device.

User will get authenticated as shown in the below screenshot

wildnet-enabled

2. Once the user is sucessfully authenticated then go to the appium automation script and add the capability mentioned below, in the script.

capabilities.setCapability( "pCloudy_WildNet", true);

3. Once the capability is added, you are ready to test your internal server. You can verify the execution in live view page