I want to run Selenium test case file from command line


I made then saved a test case with the Firefox extension “Selenium IDE”.

Now I want to use command line to run this exported html file.

I try to follow this how-do-i-launch-the-selenium-ide-from-the-command-line-with-a-specific-test-case but it doesn’t work.

Please help me.

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You will need the Selenium RC which you can get from:


And Java 1.5 or higher (Download Java here)

1) Install Java

2) Unpack Selenium RC.

3) Open a cmd.exe window and go to the directory containing the Selenium Server (selenium-remote-control-1.0.1\selenium-server-1.0.1)

4) Run the command below:

java -jar selenium-server.jar -htmlSuite "*firefox" "" "C:\mytestsuite\mytestsuite.html" "C:\mytestsuite\results.html"

This should run your test suite in Firefox and write the results to the html file. Obviously you will need to change the "" argument to your own server (this might just be localhost /

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