WebStorm 9.0.2 Web Help

Create New Project: Specify Remote Server

File | New Project From Existing Files - Web server is installed locally, source files are located elsewhere locally
File | New Project From Existing Files - My web server is on remote host, files are accessible via network share or mounted drive
File | New Project From Existing Files - My web server is on remote host, files are accessible via FTP/SFTP/FTPS

The page opens when you click Next on the Create New Project: Specify Local Path page. On this page of the Wizard, choose the remote Web server to use. You can select a configured Web server or define a new configuration.

Item Description
Add new remote server Select this option to move to the Create New Project: Add Remote Server page and specify a new Web server configuration.
Use existing server Select this option to use one of the existing Web server configurations from the list below.
Name This read-only field shows the name of the remote server configuration.
URL address This read-only field shows the URL address of the server document root according to the chosen configuration.
Mounted Folder This read-only field shows the path to the mounted drive.

The field is available if you have selected the My web server is on remote host, files are accessible via network share or mounted folder option on the first page of the Wizard.

Host This read-only field shows the URL address of the FTP, SFTP, or FTPS host in the format ftp://<host_name>:<port> or ftp://<host_name>:<port>
Don't check HTTP connection to server
  • When this check box is cleared, WebStorm checks whether the specified URL address ensures successful connection to the server.
  • When this check box is selected, WebStorm moves to the next page of the Wizard without any connection check.

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Last modified: 11 December 2014
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