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Run Python Selenium Script from PHP (Apache Server)

I've written a python script that uses Selenium to automate some functions for a web application that I'm managing, which uses a headless Chrome instance as the browser running the scripts. Only ...
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PHP back-end testing using selenium

Is it possible to use PHP for back-end testing combined with selenium server or web-drive? As far as I know that selenium is used for front-end testing only. All back-end testing examples I found is ...
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Issue with Headless selenium on CentOS 7 Minimal

Required: I'm trying to run headless selenium (using PHPUnit) on fresh CentOS 7 minimal. Problem: It seems I installed everything correctly but firefox is not launching and my selenium web driver ...
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unable to run generated python (selenium) script from PHP

I have an Ubuntu machine for headless selenium tests. I generate a python script in /var/www/tmp/random123name.py via PHP and execute them. The script works when run from command line user, fails ...
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Selenium Grid - Remote Desktop Services vs Hyper-V VMs

We want to create multiple (say 50) virtual environments to run concurrent Selenium tests in against a certain browser (say Internet Explorer). The most common way to configure this appears to be ...
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How do I view an X display on a remote host from OSX

I'm running an X server in a under xvfb in an Ubuntu 14.04 Virtualbox VM. The X display is used to run Firefox and Chrome for some Selenium tests. I want to be able to view the contents of this ...
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How to watch firefox/chrome running headlessly [under xvfb] on remote headless machine?

I have my selenium tests running on a jenkins server installed on a ubuntu headless machine [remote on AWS] using xvfb buffer, there are times when the tests gives false failures may be because of ...
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Error running selenium grid chrome webdriver on amazon ec2

I set up selenium grid and node on amazon ec2.I am able to see grid and node configuration in the browser i downloaded latest chromewebdriver - 2.16 and put under usr/bin on my amazon ec2 linux ...
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Jenkins hangs when trying to start Selenium Server

I am trying to run a test suite using Jenkins and to start the Selenium Server. In the job configuration, as a build step I have included: When the command is executed, Jenkins hangs at a certain ...
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Configure Selenium on Vagrant to use host browser

I am using a Vagrant box for local development. The guest OS is Ubuntu server. I now want to start running selenium tests in my dev environment, so I have Selenium Server running on the guest ...
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Firefox instance started by selenium occasionally becomes unresponsive

I'm running a web application under Tomcat 7, Ubuntu 14.04 that starts an instance of Firefox (currently version 29) using the Java Selenium driver to take screenshots of simple locally defined web ...
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runit does not kill process on sv stop or sv reload

i am running a headless selenium process along a jenkins server on an AMI linux box, all managed by runit. the problem is that issuing "sv stop selenium" or "sv reload selenium" do not term or kill ...
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Selenium in virtual machine is slower than desktop

I've set up a kvm virtual machine, CentOS 6 on both guest and host. I'm using selenium on the guest in order to test a web site. However, it loads significantly slower than trying to hit the web site ...
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Slower VM Performance for Headless Browser Tests on Xeon

I created a virtual machine on my desktop to run our continuous integration process. After I was happy with it, I moved the VM (keeping the same configuration) onto our server where I found that the ...
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Running Selenium RC Headless via init script: Can not start firefox

I am trying to start selenium and the headless Xvfb X server using a init script and the daemon tool. But when I start my environment using this method, Firefox fails to launch. It looks like it can ...
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How can I run Firefox on CentOS with no display? [closed]

I'm trying to use Selenium Server to do some web testing.... if you're not familiar with Selenium, the way it works is that my web app (in this case, a PHP script) uses Selenium's excellent API, which ...
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Exception while running Selenium on AWS EC2 instance

I am facing this exception when I run a Selenium test case using the Firefox driver on the AWS EC2 instance which is the headless server. I installed Firefox and all the necessary changes for it ...
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Test/Dummy SMTP server for Windows

I would like to install a Test/Dummy SMTP server on a Windows 2008 server (virtual box). I just want to test my web application on the machine it self so I don't need the mails to go out on the ...
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TeamCity sends inadequate responses after Selenium tests

I have a TeamCity 7.0.2 at CentOS 6.2 server without X Server. I've installed x11-fonts*, xvfb, firefox, xauth, extracted env. variable DISPLAY=localhost:1, and started xvfb. After that I could start ...
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How can I run Selenium tests on an Ubuntu server?

I currently have a test machine running Ubuntu server 9.10 with no GUI. I want to run my Selenium RC test suites which open Firefox and perform a series of operation. I could bloat my test server ...
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Selenium server causes crazy load on box - how to prevent?

I'm running this linux: Linux host.themepark.com 2.6.32-220.4.1.el6.x86_64 #1 SMP Tue Jan 24 02:13:44 GMT 2012 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux And I run the Selenium stand-alone server on my ...
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Problems registering Selenium nodes on Hyper-V

Using Selenium Grid 2. Hub is running on the Hyper-V host and is listening to port 4444. I've confirmed this by browsing to it from a different PC, and by using netstat -a -t -o. However, my guest ...
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(EE) config/hal: NewInputDeviceRequest failed (2) while trying to run Xvfb on centos

I'm trying to set up a Selenium tests on a CI server (Jenkins). It runs on Centos 5 and has no monitor. For Selenium tests I need a way to run Firefox so I've had Xvfb installed. I'm using ...
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open terminal via ssh run firefox -> display not found

I want to run selenium tests on a Hudson slave. The slave (i.e. the machine) that will execute the selenium is a Ubuntu 10.04. Thus it has Gnome. Selenium needs a firefox to run. What Hudson does now ...
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connect to xvfb remote to fix firefox headless crash?

I have firefox running in xvfb (for nagios monitoring with selenium) but firefox crashes on me since today in ps: /usr/lib/firefox-3.6.17/crashreporter /tmp/customProfileDira27173dd39e4467.... how ...
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How Can I Configure Selenium grid to test website in parallel?

I want to use selenium grid for my web page testing. I have successfully installed the demo of selenium grid on my PC and it is running fine. I have followed this link to install and run the selenium ...
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Selenium server won't start

I'm getting the following error when trying to start selenium: C:\Temp\selenium-server-1.0.3>java -jar selenium-server.jar 22:02:07.615 INFO - Java: Sun Microsystems Inc. 16.0-b13 22:02:07.617 ...
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Init Selenium RC on headless server

as described in [1] running Selenium RC on a headless Linux is pretty easy to achieve. Essentially this requires these commands: $ Xvfb :99 -ac & $ export DISPLAY=:99 $ java -jar ...
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How much resources to allocate for a VM running a selenium remote control

Not sure if this belongs here or on stackoverflow... When I run my selenium tests, the cpu usage on the (windows) VM running the selenium RC goes up to 100% cpu usage for about a third of the time. I ...