Essential Articles on Remote PHP Debugging with PHPStorm and Xdebug



Enable remote xdebug in php.ini 

you will add a line in php.ini


Test your connection, if it doesn’t work with localhost, try you local network IP address as it depends to which network adapter PHPStorm is using for the debugging purposes.


Mac-Pro:~ mac$ telnet localhost 9000

Trying ::1…

telnet: connect to address ::1: Connection refused


Connected to localhost.

Escape character is ‘^]’.


telnet> exit

?Invalid command

telnet> quit

Connection closed.

Mac-Pro:~ mac$ telnet 9000


Connected to

Escape character is ‘^]’.

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