The Replicator API is enabled by default but only listens to
localhost connections on port 8097.
The replicator REST API can be disabled with the tpm flag:
Exposing the API to a different network address for remote access, like an internal network, consists in changing the "listen address" of the API server. For example, granting access to local 192.168.1.* network would translate to the tpm flag:
Note that exposing the API to a public network can introduce a security breach like brute-force or DDoS attacks exposure.
The listen port can be change with the tpm flag
The replicator API has two sets of API calls, based either on the whole replicator or on a service of the replicator. A few examples follow and the full replicator specific developer docs can be viewed here