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Shell Script to Check if Selenium Server is Running!

Many a times we would want to write up a script to start the selenium server using a shell script…

So here is the script Smile 

 

#!/bin/sh

#

# @Author – Sirisha

# @Date   - May 29 2012

# Script to start the Selenium Server on a given host

#

 

# Defined the hostname

hostname=somehostname

# Defined the path to the selenium server

serverPath=~/seleniumServer/

# Define the Selenium Server version jar

server=selenium-server-standalone-2.12.0.jar

# Define the Search String for the server

SERVICE_STRING="'java -jar $server'"

 

# Clear the terminal

clear

 

echo "service string is: $SERVICE_STRING"

echo "Starting Selenium Server on $hostname"

 

# Run the command to get the process list

ps -ef | grep -v grep | grep selenium

 

# Check if the Selenium Server is already running

if [ $? -eq 0 ]

then

    echo "$server is running, everything is fine"

else

    echo "$server is not running"

    # Go to the selenium server path

    cd $serverPath

   # Start the server

   java -jar $server

fi

# Exit with a proper status

exit 0

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