Posted On: Sep 18, 2023

Amazon CloudWatch Synthetics announces a new update to Synthetics Python runtime version syn-python-selenium-2.0 and recommends that customers migrate Synthetics canaries to the latest runtime version. Runtime version syn-python-selenium-2.0 includes updates to third-party dependency packages (Selenium v4.10.0 and Chromium v111.0.5563.146).

Synthetics canary’s runtime version can be updated using the Amazon Web Services Management Console for CloudWatch, Amazon CloudFormation, Amazon CLI or Amazon SDK. To learn more, refer to the CloudWatch Synthetics runtime support policy.

Amazon CloudWatch Synthetics Python runtime version 2.0 is available in both Amazon Web Services China (Beijing) Region, operated by Sinnet, and the Amazon Web Services China (Ningxia) Region, operated by NWCD. To learn more about CloudWatch Synthetics, refer to the Amazon CloudWatch Synthetics User Guide.