Domain and workgroup requirements

The SnapCenter Server can be installed on systems that are either in a domain or in workgroup. The user used for installation should have admin privileges on the machine in case of both workgroup and domain.

For information on registering untrusted Active Directory domains, see the Administration Guide.

Performing administrative tasks

Note: After the SnapCenter Server is installed, you must not change the domain in which the SnapCenter host is located. If you remove SnapCenter Server from the domain it was in when SnapCenter Server was installed and then try to uninstall SnapCenter Server, the uninstall operation fails.

See Microsoft documentation about Active Directory Domains and Trusts at

For installation of SnapCenter Server and SnapCenter plug-ins on Windows hosts, you use one of the following: