Configure Selenium Jenkins job with Ruby Env setup from Jenkins User

Note: (Follow this post before proceeding)

  • Start with creating a new Jenkins job by clicking Jenkins > New Item
  • Enter the job name, select Freestyle project, and click ok

  • Choose Source Code Management > Git and enter the prompt GitHub repo. Enter the branch name if different.

  • Now, select Build > Add build step > Execute shell

  • And follow these steps in shell to run selenium cucumber tests
  1. Set temporary RVM environment setup
  2. source /var/lib/jenkins/.rvm/bin/rvm


    source ~/.rvm/bin/rvm
  3. Create rvm gemset and switch to it
  4. rvm gemset create test
    rvm gemset use test
  5. Install the ruby libraries
  6. gem install bundler
    bundle install
  7. Run Selenium cucumber tests
  8. cucumber features/scenarios/**/*.feature
  9. Finally, apply changes

Skip the manual temporary RVM environment setup [Optional]

  • Go to Manage Jenkins > Manage Plugins, click on the Available tab
  • Enter rvm in the filter

  • Select checkbox, download & restart Jenkins to take effect
  • Now, open the job created earlier and click Configure

  • you’ll see an extra newly added option, Run the build in a RVM-managed environment under Build Environment section

  • Add the installed ruby version in it (say, ruby-2.4.1) and remove source ~/.rvm/bin/rvm from the Execute shell


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