• Continuous Integration,  Windows

    Selenium RC and FitNesse as a service on Windows Server 2008

    If you are working in a team or running a continuous integration process the most comfortable way to run tools like Selenum RC Server or FitNesse is to install them as a windows service. I was doing this earlier on my old Windows Server 2003 by issuing the  instsrv.exe (to install a service) on srvany.exe (to run anything) – both from Windows Resource Kit. I had to edit the registry to provide what exactly do I wanted to run (java –jar selenium-server.jar or java –jar fitnesse.jar). But there is no Windows Resource Kit for 2008. You might use the sc.exe and get the old srvany.exe (with compatibility issues according to…