In terms of what you are trying to do for your second question, and on the assumption that the Pulse Server you are accessing above is not running from your laptop, these things must happen:
Pulse Monitor must be installed on your laptop
- Your laptop is accessible via port 8094 from that remote Pulse Server you are trying to connect it to
- You will then need to add your Pulse Monitor into the Administrations > Servers page.
The Pulse Monitor URL is usually
This an architecture article about it:
Pulse for TM1 - Architecture - Cubewise CODE
The rest of the articles is also in the above website.
TM1/PA Servers are picked up by the Pulse Monitor installed on that server. What you can add now to Pulse are Monitors which in turn are the ones picking up the TM1/PA Servers for you.