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Appium directory is not set

When you encounter the following error com.kms.katalon.core.appium.exception.AppiumStartException: Appium directory is not set.

When running tests with Katalon Runtime Engine, by default Katalon checks the Appium directory at APPIUM_HOME environment variable.

  • Windows: C:\Users\AppData\Roaming\npm\node_modules\appium.
  • macOS and Linux: /usr/local/lib/node_modules/appium.
To set Appium location by using APPIUM_HOME environment variable:
For Windows:
Set Appium_Home for Windows

For macOS and Linux:
export APPIUM_HOME=/usr/local/lib/node_modules/appium