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Remote Debugging with Eclipse

SV Subrahmanyam

Joined: Mar 14, 2005
Posts: 5
Platform :Win2000 Jdk 1.5 Eclipse 3.02 Tomcat 4.1

When I try to debug the application with eclipse on Tomcat server started with jpda start ,I get 'Failed to connect to remote VM .Connection refused'
Have checked these options
1.Changed Catalina.bat for dt_socket and 8000 (JPDA_TRANSPORT and JPDA_ADDRESS)
2.Changed the JVM option in eclipse for -server -Xdebug and starting tomcat within eclipse via the tomcat plugin

Tim Holloway
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Joined: Jun 25, 2001
Posts: 16540

Use the NETSTAT command to make sure that the app is open for debugging on port 8000.

Also, you should generally set the flag that causes the app to pause on startup. If your app comes up, runs and terminates before you can connect the debugger you'll have this problem.

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SV Subrahmanyam

Joined: Mar 14, 2005
Posts: 5
The Tomcat when started with the JPDA start option is not listening on port 8000 .the same canges made will work on a linux system Is there aything special that needs to be set to work with windows
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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