Integrating Selenium with Nagios XI

This documentation is a guide to integrating Selenium web test scripts with Nagios. It is a start to finish guide starting from the ground up.



Selenium is a powerful tool for creating web browser based tests, and automated functions.


Test automation has specific advantages for improving the long-term efficiency of a software team’s testing processes. Test automation supports:

  • Frequent regression testing
  • Rapid feedback to developers
  • Virtually unlimited iterations of test case execution
  • Support for Agile and extreme development methodologies
  • Disciplined documentation of test cases
  • Customized defect reporting
  • Finding defects missed by manual testing


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More information on Selenium may be found at the projects site:


The check used may be found here:


And the documentation may be found here: