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SolarWinds Orion Network Performance Monitor by Joe Dissmeyer

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Chapter 1. Installation

This is where things start to get interesting, so hold on to your hats because we have a lot of ground to cover and only one chapter to do it in! This chapter will help you with both planning and installing your SolarWinds Orion NPM implementation by discussing its system requirements, Microsoft SQL Server configuration, and Windows Server configuration.

By the end of this chapter, you will have learned about the following:

  • Orion NPM system requirements
  • Windows Server configuration
  • Microsoft SQL Server setup
  • Configuring Windows Firewall settings for Orion NPM
  • Installation of Orion NPM

System requirements

SolarWinds Orion NPM is a Windows-only product and it requires two things; a computer running a compatible Windows Server OS ...

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