Testing: Selenium: Building ZimbraSelenium

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General Information

See Building Zimbra.


  1. Create .zcs-deps directory at your %UserProfile%
  2. Install ant, ivy, Java1.8+ and set respective environment variables.
  3. Copy following jar at %UserProfile%/.zcs-deps:


Downloading the Dependencies

The zm-selenium project depends on the following Zimbra projects:

  1. zimbra-package-stub
  2. zm-zcs
  3. zm-mailbox
  4. zm-web-client
  5. zm-zimlets

Clone these projects from github in C:/zimbra/ directory as an example:

cd C:/zimbra/
git clone https://github.com/Zimbra/zimbra-package-stub.git
git clone https://github.com/Zimbra/zm-zcs.git
git clone https://github.com/Zimbra/zm-mailbox.git
git clone https://github.com/Zimbra/zm-web-client.git
git clone https://github.com/Zimbra/zm-zimlets.git

Build zm-native and zm-common jar using zm-mailbox repo.

Go to zm-mailbox and build using following command.
      ant publish-local-all -Dzimbra.buildinfo.version=8.7.6_GA

It will create zm-common.jar and zm-native.jar file

Downloading zm-selenium

Clone zm-selenium from github in same folder:

git clone https://github.com/Zimbra/zm-selenium.git

Building zm-selenium using Eclipse

Download and install latest eclipse IDE.

Build the Code

Use the following steps to build the code:

  1. Create new eclipse workspace
    1. Open eclipse
    2. Create new workspace in C:/zimbra/
  2. Add zm-selenium project to eclipse
    1. Select File->New->Project->Java Project
    2. For "Project Name", enter zm-selenium
  3. Build zm-selenium
    1. Expand the zm-selenium project
    2. Select build.xml, right click, select "Run As"->"Ant Build"

- it will create 3 jars at ..\zm-selenium\build\dist\lib: coverage.jar, resources.jar and zimbraselenium.jar

The output in the console will look like:

     [echo] Compiling framework...
    [javac] Compiling 1728 source files to C:\zimbra\zm-selenium\build\classes
      [jar] Building jar: C:\zimbra\zm-selenium\build\dist\lib\zimbraselenium.jar
Total time: 27 seconds


Verified Against: unknown Date Created: 11/7/2007
Article ID: https://wiki.zimbra.com/index.php?title=Testing:_Selenium:_Building_ZimbraSelenium Date Modified: 2017-05-26

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