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problem accessing sun application server 8.2 in debug mode using eclipse

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I'm trying to debug a web application using Sun Application Server 8.2 using eclipse 3.2 debug tool.
I don't know if the problem is that sun app server is not allowed for debugging with eclipse 3.2 or a technical problem on the server side.
I'm starting the app server using the web admin console, and starts using the default debug port (9009). The server starts properly, and I can access the application normally from the browser, but when I try to debug using eclipse, I get the following error:

*"Failed to connect to remote VM. Connection refused"*

Any help?

Best regards,
Raúl
  • 1. Re: problem accessing sun application server 8.2 in debug mode using eclipse
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    Got the same issue.
    Installed Sun Application Server 8.2, enabled debugging in Application Server -> JVM Settings : debug.
    Restarted the application server
    Tried to debug remotely using Eclipse and I get the message : "Failed to conect to remote VM. Connection refused".
    Note that I also tried a connect using "telnet 1044" but connection fails as well.

    What's confusing is that debugger in the Application server seems to start fine, here is the log:
    Listening for transport dt_socket at address: 1044
    Application server is listening at address 1044 for debugger to attach using transport dt_socket

    But as well a netstat -a | grep 1044 confirms that the socket is listening:
    TCP frwpmdev14:1044 frwpmdev14.orsypgroup.com:0 LISTENING
    UDP frwpmdev14:1044 *:*

    So the socket is listening but you can't connect.

    I don't have time to troubleshoot further and I simply consider to move to newest version 9.0 of the server hoping that the issue simply goes away.
  • 2. Re: problem accessing sun application server 8.2 in debug mode using eclipse
    843810 Newbie
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    Actually the problem was simple, Eclipse was already connected to the remote VM, this prevents it from connecting again in a separate session.