IntelliJ IDEA 2017.2 Help

Configuring Remote Python Interpreters

The following is only valid when Python Plugin is installed and enabled!

In this section:


Before you start working with remote interpreters, make sure that the SSH Remote Run plugin is enabled. The plugin is bundled with IntelliJ IDEA and is activated by default. If the plugin is not activated, enable it on the Plugins page of the Settings / Preferences Dialog as described in Enabling and Disabling Plugins.

Configuring remote Python interpreter

To configure a remote Python interpreter, follow these steps:

  1. Open the Project Structure dialog (e.g. Ctrl+Shift+Alt+S).
  2. In the Project Structure dialog, click the node SDKs, click new, and from the popup menu, choose Python SDK:
    ij add local python interpreter
  3. Select the desired interpreter location (local, remote etc.). In this case, choose Add remote.
  4. In the Configure Remote Python Interpreter dialog box, select the desired option (Deployment configuration, SSH Credentials etc.).
Last modified: 29 November 2017