This article describes the Environment Switcher, which is available as a Tealium Tools browser extension.
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The Environment Switcher is a powerful testing tool that allows you to change the Tealium files (utag.js, utag.sync.js) that are loaded on a page by specifying a specific environment (Dev, QA, or Prod) and/or a specific Account/Profile.
Add the Environment Switcher plug-in directly from Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox by adding the Tealium Tools extension. The Environment Switcher is included by default.
When you launch the Environment Switcher, the current account and profile detected on the page displays, along with configuration tabs that allow you to adjust the switcher according to your input.
Once you have the Environment Switcher available in Tealium Tools, use the following steps to launch it:
The Basic tab allows you to switch to different environments (Dev, QA, or Prod) by swapping the utag.js and utag.sync files to the environment selected.
Use the following steps to switch environments:
The Advanced tab is used for the following:
Use the following steps to configure settings the settings on the Advanced tab:
After making any changes using the Environment Switcher, the Active Redirects tab is the default tab that displays the next time you initiate the switcher. This tab displays environments that are currently being switched.
To disable an active redirect, click Stop in the Action column. The page is automatically refreshed and the Tealium files load normally, as coded in the page.
The Recent Redirects tab provides a history of recently used configurations, which makes it simple to reactivate a switcher that was previously configured.
To reactivate a previously configured switcher:
The Help tab provides troubleshooting options to force stop all active redirects or completely reset the Environment Switcher.
To force stop all active redirects:
Resetting the Environment Switcher to the default state and stop all current redirects, remove all information saved in the UI setting, remove recent redirects, stop the backend service, and close the Tealium Tools window.
Use the following steps to reset the Environment Switcher: