To connect to the Server from a remote Administrator, you must first configure the Server locally on the Server computer and then configure the remote Administrator.
To configure remote administration using SSL, refer to Configuring Secure Remote Administration.
To reconnect, start, or stop the Server service from a remote location, the remote computer must have a user account on the Server computer with the appropriate administrative privileges.
To configure the Server for remote administration
Launch the Administrator on the Server computer.
In the left pane, connect to the Server you want to configure for remote administration.
In the right pane, click the Remote Administration tab.
In the Administrator home IP list, click the IP address or All Incoming IP addresses.
In the Administrator port box, specify the administrator port used for incoming connections.
1000 is the default port to connect to Secure FTP Server (non FIPS).
1221 is the default port to connect to Secure FTP Server (FIPS).
Select the Allow remote administration check box. A warning appears advising you to connect over SSL for more secure administration.
Click Yes to configure secure administration, or No to administer the Server over a clear connection.
Click Apply. If you are to use SSL, you must create or designate an SSL certificate to use for connections.
To configure the remote Administrator
Launch the Administrator on the remote computer.
In the left pane, click the Server tab, then click the Server Group to which you will add the remote Server.
On the main menu, click File, then click Add New FTP Server. The Add New Server dialog box appears.
Type a name for the remote Server.
Click Remote host.
In the Host box, type the IP address of the remote Server.
In the Port box, type the port number of the remote Server.
Click Save. The Server appears in the tree under the Server Group.