1. Launch a remote IDA debugger server on the remote host. The remote server is started from the command line and accepts command line parameters. You can specify a password if you want to protect your debugger server from strangers. For example, to launch the server under MS Windows, you could enter:
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win32_remote -Pmy_secret_password2. Specify the remote debugger parameters in the Debugger, Process options. The file paths must be valid on the remote host. Do not forget to specify the same password as you have specified when launching the server. For example, to debug notepad.exe on the remote computer remote.host.com:
Application: c:\windows\notepad.exe Input file: c:\windows\notepad.exe Directory: c:\windows Hostname: remote.host.com Port: 23946 Password: my_secret_password3. The rest of debugging is the same as with local debugging.
NOTEThe debugger server can handle one debugger session at once. If you need to debug several applications simultaneously, launch several servers at different network ports.
The following debugger servers are shipped with IDA
File name Target system Debugged programs ------------------ ------------------ ---------------------------- android_server ARM Android 32-bit ELF files android_server64 AArch64 Android 64-bit ELF files android_x64_server x86 Android 32-bit 32-bit ELF files android_x86_server x86 Android 64-bit 64-bit ELF files armlinux_server ARM Linux 32-bit ELF files linux_server Linux 32-bit 32-bit ELF files linux_server64 Linux 64-bit 64-bit ELF files mac_server Mac OS X 32-bit Mach-O files (x86) mac_server64 Mac OS X/macOS 11 64-bit Mach-O files (x64) mac_server_arm64 ARM macOS 11 64-bit Mach-O files (arm64) mac_server_arm64e ARM macOS 11 64-bit Mach-O files (arm64e) win32_remote.exe MS Windows 32-bit 32-bit PE files win64_remote64.exe MS Windows 64-bit 64-bit PE filesAn appropriate server must be started on the remote computer before starting a debug session.
See also Start process Debugger submenu Debugger for Linux Debugger for macOS Debugger for Android native code Remote iOS debugger