Debug a remote php application (behind firewall) using ssh tunnel for XDEBUG port 9000

ssh -R 9000:localhost:9000 you@remote-php-web-server.com
If you need to xdebug a remote php application, which is behind a firewall, and you have an ssh daemon running on that machine. you can redirect port 9000 on that machine over to your local machine from which you run your xdebug client (I am using phpStorm) So, run this command on your local machine and start your local xdebug client, to start debugging. more info: http://code.google.com/p/spectator/wiki/Installing

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By: nadavkav
2011-05-28 09:39:16

What Others Think

In my ~/.ssh/config file, I like to write it this way so I don't have to remember the syntax. Host phpsite-xdebug User you IdentityFile "~/.ssh/you_id_rsa" HostName remote-php-web-server.com RemoteForward 9000 127.0.0.1:9000
lampson · 216 weeks ago

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Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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