To connect via
you need to have CloverDX Server installed and running.
The installation of CloverDX Server is described in
the CloverDX Server documentation.
With the HTTP connection, you do not need to configure CloverDX Designer. Simply start the CloverDX Designer and you can create your CloverDX Server projects using the default connection to Server: http://localhost:8080/clover where both login name and password are clover (note that the URL depends on the chosen application server).