Phpstorm "spamming" project folder

I'm using v8.0.1 of Phpstorm and I have a problem where Phpstorm is basically spamming the project folder.
As I have the project folder on a mounted network drive, this results in a permanent trafic of 300Kbps upload and download between my computer and the server. Note that this is the minimum, when Phpstorm is indexing or I am saving it even higher.

I found out that it's the project folder being spammed by using Wireshark to capture the trafic, and almost all (99%) of it is to the project folder or it's subfolders

I'm guessing it's something to do with Phpstorm checking if any of the files have been changed outside of Phpstorm, but I can't find anywhere in the setting to disable or resuce the frequency of this.

Had anyone else had this problem, or do anyone have any suggestions on how to fix this?

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or do anyone have any suggestions on how to fix this?

Do not work directly over network -- it's not recommended for PhpStorm (and other IDEA-based IDEs). They always require very fast access to source files. If your network is lagging / high latency (especially if your project is big), you may experience random short freezes and similar undesired behaviour out of nowhere.

The recommended way is to have a local copy of the project and setup Deployment entry to automatically copy local file to remote location on save.

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I understand that that is the reccomended way, but there are two other people who are using the same setup as me, working on identical project folders on the same server, who does not have the same problem as I do.

I have not been able to find a diffrence in settings that would explain why I have this problem and they don't.

I was hoping some experienced user would be able to tell me why

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Well ..  it can be your antivirus/security software .. or the way how you mount the remote path (different settings?) But yes -- 300Kbps seems to be too much.

You can always kill that file system watcher process (fsnotifier.exe on Windows) and see if it will make any difference. If it does and nothinbg else helps -- you can always remove (delete or just rename) that file so it will not launch at all (manual sync will still work).

Other than that: check idea.log for possible hints (Help | Show Log in ...) -- maybe it has some expections etc in this regard.

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Thank you for the suggests but:

1. I tried disabling my antivirus, but that didn't make a diffrence
2. The settings for the mounted driver are the same
3. fsnotifier.exe is not running on my computer
4. idea.log dies not show anything that might explain what's happening. If I start Phpstorm up, let it index and then not do anything with it, there will be no more entries after the index, but Phpstorm is still using spamming the mounted folder.

If it makes a diffrence, I use Windows 8. The other people who don't have this issue use a mixture of Windows 7 & 8

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In this case I do not know what it could be.

The cases that I'm aware of were caused by antivirus or backup software.

I may only suggest to submit a ticket to the Issue Tracker providing your idea.log.

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Thank you for your suggestions, I have created a ticket on the issue tracker (https://youtrack.jetbrains.com/issue/WI-25150)

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