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Katalon Studio – Installing and configuring Katalon Automation Recorder

Katalon Studio – Installing and configuring Katalon Automation Recorder

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In the previous article, I have explained the Requirements and Configurations required for executing Test Automation scripts in Katalon Studio.

In this article, I am going to explain one of the configurations (i.e. Installing and Configuring Katalon Automation Recorder). Katalon Automation Recorder is required for capturing objects in Active browser.

Let’s get started.

Katalon Studio – Installing and configuring Katalon Automation Recorder

Follow the below steps for installing and configuring Katalon Automation Recorder Extension:

1) Open google.com in Chrome browser, search for ‘Katalon Automation Recorder’ and click on the below link from search results as shown below:

Katalon Automation Recorder - Google Results

2) Click on ‘Add to Chrome’ button in the displayed page as shown below:

Katalon Automation Recorder - Add to chrome

3) Click on ‘Add Extension’ button on the displayed dialog and observe that ‘Katalon Automation Recorder’ is successfully installed in chrome browser as it got added to the chrome browser as shown below:

Katalon Automation Recorder - Got Added to chrome

4) Click on the above ‘Katalon Automation Recorder’ hat got added to the chrome browser (as shown above) and click on ‘Settings’ icon on the displayed ‘Katalon Automation Recorder’ dialog as shown below:

Katalon Automation Recorder - Setting Icon

5) A web page will be opened in the active browser and it will be displaying the port number as 50000 by default as shown below:

Note: This port number will be used for sending the data between the Katalon Studio and Katalon Automation Recorder.

Katalon Automation Recorder - Port Number

6) Now, open Katalon Studio and select ‘Window’ menu > ‘Katalon Studio Preferences’ option as shown below:

Katalon Automation Recorder - Katalon Studio Preferences

7) In the displayed ‘Preferences’ dialog, select ‘Katalon’ > ‘Utility Add-on’ option and make sure that the same port number 50000 is mentioned here too as shown below:

Katalon Automation Recorder - Katalon 50000

Here concludes this article.

In the upcoming article, I will explain configuring the IE browser for Katalon Studio.

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