See the attached screenshots - it seems counter-intuitive for a user to have to reference an installed local EAP instance to too create a remote server definition
- open the "Servers" tab (where servers are stopped/started)
- click in the area
- now right mouse click and select "New->Server"
- select JBoss Middleware EAP 6.1, click next
- this next panel requires you to enter a directory to a local EAP install