$ helm install local/zalenium


This chart bootstraps a Zalenium deployment on a Kubernetes cluster using the Helm package manager.


  • Kubernetes 1.5+ with Beta APIs enabled

Installing the Chart

To install the chart with the release name my-release:

$ helm install --name my-release local/zalenium

The command deploys Zalenium on the Kubernetes cluster in the default configuration. The configuration section lists the parameters that can be configured during installation.

Tip: List all releases using helm list

Uninstalling the Chart

To uninstall/delete the my-release deployment:

$ helm delete my-release

The command removes all the Kubernetes components associated with the chart and deletes the release.


The following tables lists the configurable parameters of the Selenium chart and their default values.

See Zalenium's usage examples for better descriptions of parameters, below.

Parameter Description Default
persistence Whether to use a persistent volume claim for storage. Set persistence.enabled to true false
rbac If your cluster has RBAC enabled, you can choose to either have the chart create its own service account or provide one.To have the chart create the service account for you, set rbac.create to true false
serviceAccount Set serviceAccount.create to true if you want to create an service account for zalenium false
ingress Set ingress.enabled to true if you want to create an ingress entry for zalenium false
nodeSelector Configure node selector if you want to run zalenium on specified nodes false
tolerations Configure tolerations if you want to run zalenium on nodes with taints false
hub.image The zalenium hub image dosel/zalenium
hub.tag The zalenium hub image tag 3
hub.pullPolicy The pull policy for the hub image IfNotPresent
hub.port The port the hub listens on 4444
hub.readinessTimeout Timeout for probe Hub readiness via HTTP request on Hub console 1
hub.javaOpts The java options for the selenium hub JVM, default sets the maximum heap size to 400 mb -Xmx400m -XX:+UseSerialGC
hub.localVolumesRoot The root directory to store HostPath volumes (e.g. if running in minikube) /tmp
hub.resources The resources for the hub container, defaults to minimum half a cpu and maximum 512 mb RAM {"limits":{"cpu":".5", "memory":"512Mi"}}
hub.serviceType The Service type NodePort
hub.serviceSourceRanges The list of IPs allowed to connect to the service. Important - in command line you have to escape commas, e.g.: {"\,"} {""}
hub.serviceSessionAffinity The session affinity for the hub service None
hub.desiredContainers How many pods to launch at start 2
hub.maxDockerSeleniumContainers Maximum number of Selenium containers to run simultaneously 10
hub.sauceLabsEnabled Enable SauceLabs false
hub.browserStackEnabled Enable BrowserStack false
hub.testingBotEnabled Enable TestingBot false
hub.videoRecordingEnabled Enable video recording true
hub.cpuRequest CPU requested for browser pods. The hub passes this value to the k8s API 500m
hub.cpuLimit CPU limit for browser pods. The hub passes this value to the k8s API 1000m
hub.memRequest Memory requested for browser pods. The hub passes this value to the k8s API 500Mi
hub.screenWidth Screen resolution to use 1440
hub.screenHeight Screen resolution to use 900
hub.timeZone Time zone UTC
hub.seleniumImageName The Selenium grid image elgalu/selenium
hub.maxTestSessions The number of tests to run on each grid container before killing it and starting a new one 1
hub.debugEnabled Enables LogLevel.FINE false
hub.keepOnlyFailedTests Keeps only failed tests on the dashboard (you need to send a cookie with the test result) false
hub.retentionPeriod Number of day's a testentry should be kept in dashboard before cleanup 3
hub.sendAnonymousUsageInfo Allows sending anonymous usage info true
hub.sauceUserName Username to log into saucelabs blank
hub.sauceAccessKey Access key to log into saucelabs blank
hub.browserStackUser Credentials for browserstack blank
hub.browserStackKey Credentials for browserstack blank
hub.testingBotKey Credentials for testingbot blank
hub.testingBotSecret Credentials for testingbot blank
hub.basicAuth.enabled Enables basic authentication false
hub.basicAuth.username Username for basic authentication zalenium
hub.basicAuth.password Password for basic authentication password

Specify each parameter using the --set key=value[,key=value] argument to helm install. For example,

$ helm install --name my-release \
  --set hub.gridTimeout=300 \

Alternatively, a YAML file that specifies the values for the above parameters can be provided while installing the chart. For example,

$ helm install --name my-release -f values.yaml local/zalenium

Tip: You can use the default values.yaml