New Relic Synthetic - Browser type and Version option

I would like to use Synthetics, but I don’t see that we are able to test our automation using different browser.

The synthetic would access the webpage and proceed to replicate end user steps. How could we specify a specific browser as we’d like to test our synthetic using multiple browsers . Similarly to how we use BB8.

Is Chrome the only available browser type that we can use to create Synthetics?

https://docs.newrelic.com/docs/synthetics/new-relic-synthetics/scripting-monitors/scripted-monitor-runtime-environment

Thank you

Hi, @SRE: Yes, Google Chrome (on Linux, on a desktop) is the only browser available in New Relic Synthetics.

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Thank you for your reply Phil. Much appreciated.

Which version of Chrome does NewRelic Synthetics use?
If multiple versions, how can we select which version?

Hi, @AVaughan: The Chrome version used depends on which version of the Synthetics runtime your monitor uses.

As of today, 6 Aug 2020, the current runtime uses Chrome 72. It is not possible to select a different version.

Chrome 72 is very old. We are currently in Chrome 91 and our database codebase does not support 70’s. Is there any alternative?

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What version does New Relic support now? This needs to get addressed to make this tool at all valuable.

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