After you select Device > TCP/IP Connection from the TCP/IP Explorer toolstrip, the Configure tab opens. Set the following connection parameters for the TCP/IP server that you want to connect to.
Address — Server name or IP address.
Port — Server port, specified as a number between 1 and 65535, inclusive.
Connect Timeout — Allowed time in seconds to connect to the server, specified as a numeric value. This parameter specifies the maximum time to wait for a connection request to the specified server to succeed or fail.
After you have specified values for these parameters, click Confirm Parameters. If the connection is successful, your TCP/IP Connection appears in the Device List.
Go back to the Devices tab at any time by clicking Cancel.