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Authenticate Lightrun

To start using Lightrun in your Jetbrains IDE, you must first authenticate your Jetbrains Plugin.

Prerequisites

These instructions assume that you have:

Important

Please note that you still have to install a Lightrun agent in your app to use Lightrun in your IDE.

  • Follow the instructions here to set up a Lightrun agent in your Java application.
  • Follow the instructions here to set up a Lightrun agent in your Python application.
  • Follow the instructions here to set up a Lightrun agent in your Node.js application.
To authenticate lightrun from your IDE
  1. Click the Lightrun tab on the top right-hand corner of your Jetbrains IDE to open the Lightrun tool window.
  2. Click the red banner on the top part of the Lightrun tool window. Status Button -third Your browser will open automatically to the Lightrun login page.

  3. Log in with your credentials to authenticate your Lightrun plugin. A confirmation message will be displayed on successful authentication.

  4. Go back to your IDE. The top red banner should change to green if the authentication process is successful. Status Button -third

Note

  • Please note that there's a timeout configured in the authentication process, and you might need to re-login if the timeout elapses. Status Button -third
  • The Lightrun tool window display might appear differently, with the Login and Sign Up options appearing as buttons in the center of the Lightrun pane, similarly to the following: Login Dialog -third In this case, click Login to authenticate your plugin, or click Sign Up to create a free Lightrun account.

Watch this video to get up and running:

Lightrun - Getting started from IntelliJ from Lightrun on Vimeo.


Last update: September 20, 2022