Debugging a Remote Application

Before you can easily debug remote applications, you must set up your client-side debugging environment. Assuming that you have JBuilder running on the client machine and a JPDA-compliant JDK running on a server, the following processes are necessary:

  • Launch the remote application using debug settings.

  • Copy the remote application files to the client.

  • Set up a runtime configuration for the remote server.

  • Set breakpoints in the code.

Launch the Remote Application Using the Debug Setting

If your server is running a JPDA-compliant JDK, the following command line shows a command for starting your server application so that it can be remotely debugged:

 java –Xdebug –Xnoagent –Djava.compiler=NONE –Xrunjdwp:transport=dt_socket,server=y, ...

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