Installing the XRebel Plugin

  1. Open Help > Eclipse Marketplace…
  2. Search for JRebel and XRebel. Found it? Press Install.

Didn't work?

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.

Adding XRebel to Your Application Server

  1. XRebel for Eclipse is automatically enabled for all supported application servers.


Good to Know

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


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When successful, you will see the XRebel banner in the console right at server startup. This is what the XRebel banner should look like:

XRebel: ################################################################
XRebel: 
XRebel:  XRebel Agent 2020.3.1 (202009181141)
XRebel:  (c) Copyright 2007-2020 Perforce Software, Inc.
XRebel: 
XRebel:  For questions and support, contact [email protected]
XRebel: 
XRebel: ################################################################

Getting Your License

  1. The activation dialog pops up automatically following XRebel launch.
  2. Fill out the form.
  3. Press Activate XRebel Trial.

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. This file was included in the zip file that was downloaded upon completing the trial request form.
  • License server. Enter your Group URL and email. You get the Group URL from your network administrator.

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

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