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Developing AppServer Applications
Debugging : Using distributed debugging

Using distributed debugging

Distributed debugging is the mode you are most likely to use for ABL client applications that drive AppServers because it more naturally follows the structure of your distributed application. It allows you to fully examine your procedures just as they are invoked in this environment.
Note: You cannot use this mode for .NET and Java Open Client applications or for OpenEdge Web services.
From your root client application, you can initiate distributed debugging from the Procedure Editor or the AppBuilder Tools. Then you can debug remote procedures in any of the connected AppServer sessions. Next, you can set breakpoints, step into remote procedures, and examine program variables and buffers in an integrated, rather than a disjointed manner.
* About the Debugger window
* Restrictions on Debugger operation