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mesmer crawl

Start, stop, and manage application crawling.

mesmer crawl {start,stop}#

These two subcommands start or stop crawling a particular application build. You can get the build id from mesmer build list.

To enable a11y auditing, pass the --a11y flag. This will audit with the first a11y policy configured in your Mesmer tenant. To use a particular a11y policy, you can pass the policy ID (from mesmer a11y policies) with the --a11y-policy parameter.

# Start a 30min crawl$ mesmer crawl start $build_id --duration 30 โœ“  Crawl in queue โœ“  Crawl started Crawl ID  bbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbb
# Submit a crawl, run an a11y audit, and don't wait for the crawl to start$ mesmer crawl start $build_id --a11y --no-wait โœ“  Crawl in queue
# Stop a crawl$ mesmer crawl stop $build_id โœ“  Crawl stopped Crawl ID  bbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbb

mesmer crawl describe#

You can get detailed crawl results with mesmer crawl describe, including an overview of the App Map, and device execution information.

# Get the crawl ID from the build$ mesmer build describe $build_idName .............. CalculatorPackage ........... com.google.android.calculatorBinary Name ....... calculator.apkType .............. APKCrawl completed? .. true
        Last Crawl  bbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbb
# Describe the crawl$ mesmer crawl describe $crawl_idCrawlCompleted? .. trueStarted At .. 2020-06-25 04:42:15.269 UTCEnd At ...... 2020-06-25 04:59:34.898 UTCDuration .... 720 mins
 Device UDID  fffffffffffff    Crawl ID  cccccccccccccccccccccccc    Audit ID  gggggggggggggggggggggggg
App Map+ unknown (hash: [none])  + CAR_SWIPE (hash: 4081128378124688611)    + PERMISSION_POPUP (hash: 9343593201226972331)      + BLANK_SCR (hash: 71776120705449983)        + CAR_SWIPE (hash: 10136218076990102755)      + PERMISSION_POPUP (hash: 4120016232598870201)        + CAR_SWIPE (hash: 10136218076990102755)      + Out of context (hash: 843484986895691527)

mesmer crawl history#

You can fetch the list of all crawls executed against a build with mesmer crawl history:

$ mesmer crawl history $build_idCrawl ID                 Device               Duration Screens Depth   A11y Status          Audit IDaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa samsung SM-G950U1      2 mins       4       3 Queued               ddddddddddddddddddddddddbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbb samsung SM-G950U1      5 mins       2       3 Starting             eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeecccccccccccccccccccccccc samsung SM-G950U1      2 mins       8       2 Completed            ffffffffffffffffffffffff

mesmer crawl wait#

This will block until the given crawl exits.

# Wait for a crawl to complete$ mesmer crawl wait $crawl_id โ น  Waiting for crawl to complete...  (8 screens discovered) โœ“  Crawl complete

mesmer crawl browse#

This will pop open the crawl results in a web browser. Some things just better suited with a GUI.

$ mesmer crawl browse $crawl_idhttps://$tenant/home/$project/app-map/$crawl