PyCharm Remote Development via SSH, Failed to connect to IDE backend: invalid credentials.


I’m trying to connect to my remote DigitalOcean server using SSH on PyCharm, the OS is Ubuntu 22.04, and I got this error

SSH Connection Check Failed Failed to connect to IDE backend: Invalid credentials

But I tried on my Terminal, I could connect to my server successfully.

Does anybody have any hints by any chance? Thank you very much!

Kind regards, Xi

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the user should be root

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January 19, 2023

Hello there,

I would also include this article from Jetbrains on how to setup a remote development in Pycharm


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