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  1. Download the Xdebug extension compatible with your PHP version.
  2. Copy the extension file to your Web server in a location that is accessible by the Web server.
  3. Add the following lines at the end of your php.ini file on the Web server:

    xdebug.remote_host=<the host where PhpStorm is running>
    xdebug.remote_port=<the port to which Xdebug tries to connect on the host where PhpStorm is running>

    Note: The value of 'xdebug.remote_host' can be a host name or an IP address (e.g. localhost).
    Note: The value of 'xdebug.remote_port' is usually 9000. It is default value in Xdebug and PhpStorm. Ensure that the specified port is opened on your client machine.
  4. Restart your Web server
  5. Check your installation:
    1. Create a file with the following content:


    2. Open a page corresponds to this file and check phpinfo() output. It should contain Xdebug section:
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