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Hi,
I've got Weblogic 7 running with a Web app and about 30 different EJB's. I develop with Eclipse/ant ( great tool B.T.W. )and I've installed the Weblogic plugin for Eclipse that allows remote debugging, accordint to the docs. However it only seems to work ( including hotswap with Java 1.4 ) when it's all on one box, so that's not really REMOTE debugging is it?
Does anyone have experience in Remote debugging? I kinda need it as I can't perform the full test series I'd like to before a demo is set up. I'd like to still do some more testing when the demo is installed on a remote server.
Thanks in advance for your help.
Terry
 
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Hi,
Just like to check if we're doing the same thing here.
What I have done is to start Weblogic in debug mode.
With the the following options in my startDebugWLS script
-classic %MEM_ARGS% -Xdebug -Xnoagent -Djava.compiler=NONE -Xrunjdwp:transport=dt_socket,server=y,address=5555,suspend=n
instead of
%JAVA_VM%
in startWLS script
Afterwhich I can then use my IDE to run a debug process attached to the remote host using dt_socket at address 5555.
Hope this helps.
Cheers.

Han Ming
 
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