Setting Scripted Browser Header


I’m trying to manipulate “Accept-Language” header of a scripted browser. Here is my script:

var assert = require('assert');

$browser.addHeader('Accept-Language', 'fr-FR,fr;q=0.9')

However both screenshot and request headers shows that language is still English.

What am I doing wrong?

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A small update. With the code above I can set “Accept”, “User-Agent” headers but not “Accept-Language”. This looks like either bug or explicit restriction.

Hey @tim.bezhashvyly

Looks like you have discovered a limitation of the Synthetics environment. In order to change the language headers, we would need to alter the Chrome options which are not exposed to the scripting environment. Any attempts to change the Accept-Language header are ignored and replaced with the default as you have discovered.

I’ll get this logged as a feature request for you though! The product management teams will see that and be able to make future implementation decisions based on these use cases.