The SmartBear SecureTunnel desktop application is available to Windows and MacOs users. For Linux, download the CLI binary.
Other resources you may want to review before using the desktop app.
This app allows you to test internal web sites, local HTML files, and websites behind your firewall without the need to run a command line interface.
- It can be ran as a standalone application or can be launched from the CrossBrowserTesting.com website app by clicking “Local Connection” for convenience.
- It uses encrypted websockets over existing web channels which passes through most corporate firewalls with no network changes required.
- It is the easiest to get setup running tunnels quickly
Download the appropriate installer (these links always point to the latest version):
Note: The installers can be automatically downloaded by logging in to https://app.crossbrowsertesting.com and starting a tunnel via the Local Connection dialog. The website will prompt for the appropriate installer download if the app is not already installed on your machine. Some browsers may block pop-ups and prevent the web app from downloading after clicking the connect button. In Safari, clicking connect when the app is not installed will land at a blank page.
Double-click the file “SBSecureTunnel.pkg” to open it and follow the installer’s instructions.
* If the installer is blocked by Mac security for applications downloaded from the internet, hold CTRL key down, right-click the installer and select “open”
Double-click the file “SBSecureTunnel.msi” A Windows Defender Smartscreen alert may pop up. Click “More info,” then “Run anyway” to proceed with installation. Your application should be automatically launched.
Next Step: Starting the SmartBear SecureTunnel App