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ghostdriver (3) Versions 1.1.0

Selenium WebDriver for PhantomJS

cookbook 'ghostdriver', '~> 1.1.0'
cookbook 'ghostdriver', '~> 1.1.0', :supermarket
knife cookbook site install ghostdriver
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GhostDriver Cookbook

Cookbook Version linux win

This cookbook installs and configures PhantomJS GhostDriver ( as a standalone server or selenium-grid node. PhantomJS is set to v1.9.8 in this cookbook.


  • Chef 11.6.0 (includes a built-in registry_key resource) or higher


  • CentOS, RedHat
  • Ubuntu
  • Windows

Cookbook Dependencies

  • phantomjs

These cookbooks are referenced with suggests, so be sure to depend on cookbooks that apply:

  • windows
  • nssm - Required for Windows services only


See ghostdriver_test cookbook for working examples.

Install ghostdriver as a standalone server

ghostdriver 'ghostdriver_standalone' do
  action :install

Install ghostdriver as a selenium-grid node

ghostdriver 'ghostdriver_seleniumnode' do
  webdriverSeleniumGridHub "http://#{node['ipaddress']}:4444/grid/register/"
  action :install


  • servicename - Service name. Defaults to the name of the resource block.
  • webdriver - Webdriver ip:port. Defaults to #{node['ipaddress']}:8910.
  • webdriverSeleniumGridHub - URL of selenium hub. Defaults to nil.

ChefSpec Matchers

This cookbook includes custom ChefSpec matchers you can use to test your own cookbooks.

Example Matcher Usage

expect(chef_run).to install_ghostdriver('ghostdriver_seleniumnode').with(
  webdriverSeleniumGridHub: "http://#{node['ipaddress']}:4444/grid/register/"

Cookbook Matchers

  • install_ghostdriver(resource_name)

Getting Help


Please refer to CONTRIBUTING.


MIT - see the accompanying LICENSE file for details. `


1.1.0 2016-09-26

  • Use phantomjs2
  • Use phantomjs v1.9.8

1.0.1 2015-09-15

  • Update metadata description

1.0.0 2015-07-28

  • Initial release

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