xrDebug is a lightweight web-based debug utility server.


This is the xrDebug DigitalOcean Marketplace application, it provides xrDebug ready to be used.

Software Included

Package Version License
xrDebug latest Apache-2.0

Creating an App using the Control Panel

Click the Deploy to DigitalOcean button to create a Droplet based on this 1-Click App. If you aren’t logged in, this link will prompt you to log in with your DigitalOcean account.

Deploy to DO

Creating an App using the API

In addition to creating a Droplet from the xrDebug 1-Click App using the control panel, you can also use the DigitalOcean API. As an example, to create a 4GB xrDebug Droplet in the SFO2 region, you can use the following curl command. You need to either save your API access token) to an environment variable or substitute it in the command below.

curl -X POST -H 'Content-Type: application/json' \
         -H 'Authorization: Bearer '$TOKEN'' -d \
        '{"name":"choose_a_name","region":"sfo2","size":"s-2vcpu-4gb","image": "chevereto-xrdebug"}' \

Getting Started After Deploying xrDebug

To keep this server secure, the UFW firewall is enabled.

All ports are BLOCKED except 27420, 22 (SSH), 80 (HTTP) and 443 (HTTPS).

In a web browser, you can view:

  • The default xrDebug site: http://your_droplet_public_ipv4:27420

On the server:

  • xrDebug binary is located at /usr/local/bin/xrdebug
  • View xrDebug help xrdebug -h
  • Stop xrDebug server running on port 27420 kill $(lsof -t -i:27420)
  • Allow TCP port 27420 ufw allow 27420/tcp
  • Disable the firewall ufw disable

For help and more information, visit https://xrdebug.com