Google ChromeDriver WebDriver Server

Q

What is Google ChromeDriver WebDriver server?

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A

Google ChromeDriver WebDriver server is server program that supports the WebDriver communication interface for you to remotely access and control the Google Chrome Web browser.

You can download and install Google ChromeDriver WebDriver server as shown in this tutorial.

1. Go to Google ChromeDriver Website.

2. Open "76.0.3809.12" and click on "chromedriver_win32.zip" to start the download.

3. Save the download file to C:\fyicenter\chromedriver_win32.zip.

4. Unzip the download file to C:\fyicenter\selenium\chromedriver folder.

5. Verify the Google ChromeDriver:

C:\fyicenter>\fyicenter\selenium\chromedriver\chromedriver.exe --version
ChromeDriver 76.0.3809.12 (...-refs/branch-heads/3809@{#83})

C:\fyicenter>\fyicenter\selenium\chromedriver\chromedriver.exe -help
Usage: \fyicenter\selenium\chromedriver\chromedriver.exe [OPTIONS]

Options
  --port=PORT            port to listen on
  --adb-port=PORT        adb server port
  --log-path=FILE        write server log to file instead of stderr, increases log level to INFO
  --log-level=LEVEL      set log level: ALL, DEBUG, INFO, WARNING, SEVERE, OFF
  --verbose              log verbosely (equivalent to --log-level=ALL)
  --silent               log nothing (equivalent to --log-level=OFF)
  --append-log           append log file instead of rewriting
  --replayable           (experimental) log verbosely and don't truncate long strings so that 
                         the log can be replayed.
  --version              print the version number and exit
  --url-base             base URL path prefix for commands, e.g. wd/url
  --whitelisted-ips      comma-separated whitelist of remote IP addresses which are allowed 
                         to connect to ChromeDriver
  --readable-timestamp   add readable timestamps to log

As you can see, Google ChromeDriver WebDriver server is installed correctly.

 

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