4.8.1. Connecting a Debugger
You can start Tomcat server in debug mode by either running the Gradle task
or by running the
bin/debug.* command file of the installed Tomcat.
After this, the server will accept debugger connections over port 8787. Port number can be changed in the
bin/setenv.* file, in the
For debugging in Intellij IDEA you need to create a new Remote type Run/Debug Configuration element in the application project and set its Port property to 8787.