Getting XRebel

  1. Download XRebel.
  2. Unpack the archive to a folder of your choice.

Adding XRebel to Your Application Server

  1. Add XRebel to your server startup parameters: -javaagent:[/path/to/]xrebel.jar
  2. Start your server!


Good to Know


Did this work?

When the XRebel launch is successful, you will see the XRebel toolbar pop up in the bottom left corner of your webapp. A console banner is also shown for a successful launch:

XRebel: ################################################################
XRebel: 
XRebel:  XRebel 3.4.6 (201802201551)
XRebel:  (c) Copyright ZeroTurnaround AS, Estonia, Tallinn.
XRebel: 
XRebel:  For questions and support, contact xrebel@zeroturnaround.com
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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