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What does the "Cannot connect to VM" error indicate when Eclipse is launched in debug mode?

asked 2021-11-14 11:00:00 +0000

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answered 2023-02-19 21:00:00 +0000

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The "Cannot connect to VM" error indicates that Eclipse is unable to establish a connection with the runtime environment for the application being debugged. This can occur for various reasons, including:

  1. The VM is not running or has terminated unexpectedly.
  2. The wrong version of the VM is being used.
  3. The port used for debugging is blocked by a firewall or another application.
  4. The application being debugged has already been started without the debugger attached.

To resolve this error, you can try the following solutions:

  1. Ensure that the VM is running and that the correct version of the VM is being used for the application being debugged.
  2. Check if the port used for debugging is blocked by a firewall or another application and add an exception if necessary.
  3. Restart the application being debugged and ensure that the debugger is attached before launching the application.
  4. If none of the above steps work, try restarting Eclipse and/or your computer to clear any cached data that could be causing the issue.
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