To create a remote connection

For convenience you can create a remote connection from several places including:
  • The Remote Systems perspective
  • The New Remote Project wizard
  • The Import Wizard

The following describes the process from the Remote Systems perspective.

  1. Open the Remote System perspective from the IDE by selecting Window > Open Perspective > Remote System.
  2. Right Click in the Remote Systems view.
  3. Click New > Connection.
  4. Select the type of remote machine.
  5. Click Next.
  6. Enter the name/IP address of the remote machine in the Host Name box.
  7. Assign a name in the Connection Name box.
  8. Enter a description in the Description box.
  9. Click Finish.