Launchpad is a library that enables testing in local JUnit settings. Launchpad needs access to the enclosing bnd workspace. However, this workspace runs in another process then the test code. Launchpad will therefore attempt to a workspace remote server.
For security reasons, this remote workspace server is not enabled by default. It requires:
Remote Workspace servers can be nested. That is, you can run Eclipse and then Gradle on the same workspace. Launchpad will use the latest initialized remote workspace.
If you enable the remote workspace, its socket’s port will be registered in the
The remote workspace server can only be accessed from the local machine on 127.0.0.1 to prevent outside attacks.