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Accessing the Web User Interface

The Web User interface is accessed via a web browser using the following URL:



  • <host> is the name of the system whose application server or servlet engine is running the desired FME Server Web Interface.
  • <port> is the port number listened on by the application server or servlet engine.

It's only necessary to specify the port number if the application server or servlet engine is using a port other than 80.

For example, if you're using port 80:


If you're using a port other than 80 (in this example 8080):


Additionally, Web Interfaces running on Windows systems can be accessed on those systems by navigating to:

Start > All Programs > FME Server > Web User Interface



If you see a "Page cannot be displayed" or similar error, your application server or servlet engine may not be running.

Microsoft Internet Explorer

On Internet Explorer version 8, some elements of the Web User Interface, such as the menu bar, may not display correctly. To fix, instruct Internet Explorer to render the interface in standards compliant mode, rather than compatibility view. In the Compatibility View Settings (Tools > Compatibility View Settings), un-check Display intranet sites in Compatibility View.

Alternatively, use the fully-qualified host name to access the Web User Interface, which includes the safe.internal qualifiers. For example, instead of:



Microsoft Edge

To view the Web User Interface on Microsoft Edge, localhost loopback must be enabled. To enable this setting, navigate to about:flags and check Allow localhost loopback.

Additionally, you may need to allow access for a local host short name:

  1. Go to Internet Options > Security tab.
  2. Click the Local intranet icon.
  3. Click the Sites button.
  4. Make sure the following settings are not checked:
    • Automatically detect intranet network
    • Include all local (intranet) sites not listed in other zones