XRebel Quick Start

This is your quickest way to set up and run XRebel.

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XRebel for Eclipse

Installation Installing the XRebel plugin

  1. Open Help > Eclipse Marketplace…
  2. Search for XRebel. Found it? Press Install.
  3. Next→ Startup

Didn't work?

You can also install XRebel for Eclipse using:

Did this work?

If the installation was a success, your IDE will restart. After the restart, XRebel welcome pane will be shown on the right of your IDE.

Startup Adding XRebel to your application server

  1. XRebel for Eclipse is automatically enabled for all supported application servers.
  2. Next → Activation

Good to know

To review startup configuration, open Window > Show View > Servers. Locate your desired Run Configuration and check the XRebel integration tab.

Did this work?

When successful, you will see the XRebel banner in the console right at server startup. This is what the XRebel banner should look like:
2016-03-17 18:00:16 XRebel: #####################################################
2016-03-17 18:00:16 XRebel:
2016-03-17 18:00:16 XRebel:  XRebel 3.0.1 (201602251154)
2016-03-17 18:00:16 XRebel:  (c) Copyright ZeroTurnaround AS, Estonia, Tallinn.
2016-03-17 18:00:16 XRebel:
2016-03-17 18:00:16 XRebel:  For questions and support,
2016-03-17 18:00:16 XRebel:  contact xrebel@zeroturnaround.com
2016-03-17 18:00:16 XRebel:
2016-03-17 18:00:16 XRebel: #####################################################

Activation Getting your license

  1. The activation dialog pops up automatically in your web application’s browser following XRebel launch.
  2. Fill out the form.
  3. Press Activate XRebel Trial.
  4. Next → XRebel experience

I have a license

Already have an XRebel license? Press I have a license to activate using an existing license.
  • Activation key. Paste your activation key if you have one already.
  • License file (xrebel.lic). Point to your license file. You get this file via email when you purchase XRebel.
  • License server. Enter your Group URL and email. You get the Group URL from your network administrator.

XRebel experience Using XRebel

  1. Click around in your application.
  2. Keep an eye on the XRebel toolbar in the lower left corner.
  3. Press the toolbar buttons to open the relevant views:

XRebel toolbar

Would you like to know more? XRebel documentation is here for you.