WebDriver and Nginx
mdounin at mdounin.ru
Tue Sep 20 18:54:46 UTC 2011
On Tue, Sep 20, 2011 at 02:47:26PM -0400, ynasser wrote:
> Has anyone tried using nginx and webdriver together? Before I used nginx
> as a reverse proxy, I never had any problems, but now I can't get the
> browser being controlled by webdriver to get webpages.
> An example from the python shell:
> >>> import selenium
> >>> from selenium import webdriver
> >>> profile = webdriver.FirefoxProfile()
> >>> profile.set_preference("network.proxy.type", 1)
> >>> profile.set_preference("network.proxy.http", "127.0.0.1")
> >>> profile.set_preference("network.proxy.http_port", "80")
> >>> driver = webdriver.Firefox(firefox_profile=profile)
> >>> driver.get("http://www.google.com")
> And then nothing happens.
> Since it works when nginx isn't running, I'm guessing the problem is
> from the nginx side. Has anyone experienced something similar?
Since I really doubt www.google.com running nginx, I suppose you
are using nginx on 127.0.0.1:80, right?
The problem is that nginx isn't a forward proxy and never was.
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