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Downloading Sauce Connect Proxy

This topic describes where and how to download Sauce Connect Proxy to your local machine.

What You’ll Need

Always use the latest version

If applicable, delete any previous Sauce Connect versions you have. Using older versions may impact your ability to launch a tunnel or cause other technical issues.

Downloading Sauce Connect Proxy

  1. Download the latest Sauce Connect Proxy client to your local machine by clicking the link below corresponding to your OS.

    PlatformDownload URLSHA1 Checksum
    Linuxhttps://saucelabs.com/downloads/sc-4.8.1-linux.tar.gz9c16682e4c9716734432789884f868212f95f563
    Linux ARM64https://saucelabs.com/downloads/sc-4.8.1-linux-arm64.tar.gz2a6a5fd0ad90c1d776048e4f9fd60a1a8a26c3a2
    macOShttps://saucelabs.com/downloads/sc-4.8.1-osx.zip4c5b8b570994a76396c75858455032bfdbb83589
    Windowshttps://saucelabs.com/downloads/sc-4.8.1-win32.zipf3df33f01bf8d9585cfcda084b54300089266159
  2. Extract the contents of the *.zip download to your local machine. We recommend saving the Sauce Connect Proxy folder to your home directory.

    What's in the folder?

    Sauce Connect folder contents

    $ tree sc-4.8.1-osx/
    sc-4.8.1-osx/
    ├── COPYRIGHT.md
    ├── bin
    │   └── sc
    ├── config_examples
    │   ├── config.yml
    │   └── systemd
    │   ├── README.md
    │   ├── sc.service
    │   └── sc@.service
    └── license.html
    FileDescription
    sc (Linux/macOS) or sc.exe (Windows)Sauce Connect Proxy client executable file.
    config.ymlSample YAML configuration file.
    sc.service, sc@.serviceSample files intended for use with the systemd service manager, an alternative way to start and stop Sauce Connect Proxy tunnels. Consult the README.md for more information.
  3. If you're using Linux, you'll need to add Sauce Connect to your system PATH:

    cd $HOME
    curl -LO https://saucelabs.com/downloads/sc-4.8.1-linux.tar.gz
    tar xvf ./sc-4.8.1-linux.tar.gz
    export PATH="$HOME/sc-4.8.1-linux/bin:$PATH"

Version Lifecycle Information

The launch of Sauce Connect 4.8.1 makes it the officially supported version of the Sauce Connect client. All previous versions are in maintenance mode, with the oldest versions nearing the end of their support life.

FamilyVersionDownload LinkEnd of Life
Full Support
4.84.8.1See latest versionNov. 30, 2023
Security & Major Bug Fixes only
4.84.8.0Linux, Linux ARM64, Mac, WindowsNov. 30, 2023
4.74.7.1Linux, Mac, WindowsMay 31, 2023
4.7.0*Linux, Mac
4.64.6.5Linux, Mac, WindowsNov. 30, 2022
4.6.4Linux, Mac, Windows
4.6.3Linux, Mac, Windows
4.6.2Linux, Mac, Windows
4.6.1Linux, Mac, Windows
4.6.0**
*Windows version no longer available for download.
**Sauce Connect Proxy versions below 4.6.1, which were supporting Private Certificates, reached end of life and are no longer available for download.

Using Sauce Connect in Docker

As an alternative to downloading the client, you can use the Sauce Connect Proxy Docker image to run it in a Docker container. To learn more, see Sauce Connect Docker Container Setup.

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