What is the web server that IntelliJ IDEA runs? Follow Answered Robert Nicholson Created May 13, 2021 17:37 Why does it run a web server and can it be disabled?
Settings (Preferences on macOS) | Build, Execution, Deployment | Debugger | Built-in Server.
Can't be disabled, but it doesn't accept any external connections by default.
It's for debugging/live preview of HTML/JS/PHP.