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Authenticating the Lightrun CLI

Before you can start debugging with Lightrun from your CLI, you must first authenticate with your Lightrun account.

Prerequisites

This tutorial assumes that you have:

Authenticate in your CLI

  1. Navigate to the folder where your downloaded CLI lightrunc.jar file stored in your terminal.
  2. Run the following command. java -jar lightrunc.jar login.

    You will be redirected to your browser for authentication.

    $ java -jar lightrunc.jar login
    Redirecting to your login URL: 
    https://app.lightrun.com/auth/realms/lightrun/protocol/openid-connect/auth?client_id=web_app&response_mode=fragment&response_type=code&redirect_uri=https://app.lightrun.com/device/<>
    Press Enter to open URL in browser
    
    Logged in successfully!
    
  3. Alternatively, you can chose authenticate the Lightrun CLI directly in your terminal.

    java -jar lightrunc.jar login -email <jane.doe@example.com> -password <secretpassword>
    

    Change jane.doe@example.com to your account username/email and change <secretpassword> to your password.


Last update: August 16, 2022