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Newman the cli Companion for Postman

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Using Newman, one can effortlessly run and test a Postman Collections directly from the command-line. Now in a task!

How to

You can include this task in a build or release pipeline. Here's a quick 'How To'


  1. Add a npm task to install Newman before execution.

  2. Set a display name (eg : 'Install Newman').

  3. Set custom as command

  4. As 'Command and arguments' set install newman -g


Configure this task as per your requirements. (see here and here for options)


Test report can be integrated in Team Services.

To do so :

  • Select at least junit as a reporter option (others can be added).
  • Optionaly specify path to export junit report.
  • Add a 'Publish Test Result' task, to process generated Junit report. Specify format (JUnit) and path and to xml file.

Execution is now reported with test statistics.

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Following command line options are not supported:

  • -x,--suppress-exit-code
  • -color
  • --ssl-client-passphrase
  • None of the CLI option

Known issue(s)

  • None

Learn More

The source to this extension is available. Feel free to take, fork, and extend.

View Notices for third party software included in this extension.

Minimum supported environments

  • Azure DevOps Services
  • Team Foundation Server


We thank the following contributor(s) for this extension: