Remote CMS is available with smartServer 3.5 update 2 and higher.
You can connect your SmartServer to a Remote CMS to create a system with multiple SmartServers using a single Remote CMS. The Remote CMS and all SmartServers using it must be the same release number.
To connect to a Remote CMS, follow these steps:
- Install and start the Remote CMS as described in Set Up a Remote CMS Host Computer and Install and Start the Remote CMS.
- Enable the Remote CMS on each SmartServer that you plan to use with the Remote CMS as described in Enable the Remote CMS for a SmartServer.
Open a web browser and connect to the Remote CMS by entering the Remote CMS IP address in the URL as shown below:
https://<Remote CMS IP address>:443/cms
For SmartServer 4.0 and higher, the port is 443 and is not required for the URL.
For releases prior to SmartServer 4.0, the port is 8443.
The Remote CMS login page appears.
- Enter the Remote CMS login username and password.
- Click LOGIN.
The Remote CMS dashboard appears.
- Click the Devices widget, SEGMENT CONTROLLER tab.
You will see all of the SmartServers that are connected to the Remote CMS.
Once you are connected and logged into the Remote CMS, you can begin using the Remote CMS. Go to Updating the Remote CMS for an overview about basic operations and maintenance routines, as well information about how to update the Remote CMS.