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Can I add a header to selenium script in a synthetic job

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I would like to add a header for basic authentication to a request within a selnium script on a synthetic job.  Googling around, I have not found a good way to do this within selenium itself - is there any way to do it in this context?

 

Using a URL in the format http://username:password@host.domain.com also doesn't seem to be working...

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AppDynamics Team

We do not do any additional operation on the script that is run as a part of the synthetic job. If the script is able to do any such addition and is executing successfully outside appdynamics, it will run with the synthetic job as well.

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We have similar requirement too

Using Python requests library directly works

. This line works

pageUrl="test.com/api/testing"
r = requests.get(pageUrl, headers = {'x-v': '2'} )

 

Try the same with Selenium driver. The header doesn't get passed. 

driver.header_overrides = {
'x-v': '2',
}
driver.get(pageUrl)

So our workaround was to use the request library. However this means we don't get screenshots.

This is a limitation with Selenium unfortunately.

 

However posting it here in case someone finds a workaround.