How to create a 'log in to JIRA' test case using Selenium Java Webdriver/WebAPI?

Here is the issue. We recorded a test case to log in to JIRA using Selenium IDE and it replayed successfully. But when we converted the code in to JAVA/JUnit, it didn't execute. It gave element not found run time error.

The code:


package testlogin;

import java.util.concurrent.TimeUnit;

import org.junit.*;

import static org.junit.Assert.*;

import org.openqa.selenium.*;
import org.openqa.selenium.firefox.FirefoxDriver;

public class Test1 {
private WebDriver driver;
private String baseUrl;

private final StringBuffer verificationErrors = new StringBuffer();

public void setUp() throws Exception {
driver = new FirefoxDriver();
baseUrl = "http://jiratest/";
driver.manage().timeouts().implicitlyWait(30, TimeUnit.SECONDS);

public void testUntitled2() throws Exception {
driver.get(baseUrl + "");
for (int second = 0;; second++) {
if (second >= 6) fail("timeout");
try { if (driver.findElement("usernamelabel")).isDisplayed()) break; } catch (Exception e) {}


public void tearDown() throws Exception {
String verificationErrorString = verificationErrors.toString();
if (!"".equals(verificationErrorString)) {


Main method class: 

package testlogin;

import org.junit.runner.JUnitCore;

public class TestLogin {

* @param args the command line arguments
* @throws java.lang.Exception
public static void main(String[] args) throws Exception {



2 answers

I got the same error, did you get this case to work?

Late to the party, but if you still have a problem with this, try the following:


Replace: driver.findElement("login")).click();

With: driver.findElement("login-form-password")).submit();

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