Windows software and installation requirements

For the successful installation of Unified Manager on Windows, you must ensure that the system on which Unified Manager is being installed meets the software requirements.

Operating system software

Unified Manager runs only on a 64-bit English language Windows operating system. You can install Unified Manager on the following Windows platforms:

Note: On Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows update KB2919355 must be installed on the target system or the installation will fail.

Note that Windows Server 2008 is not supported as it was in earlier releases. See the Interoperability Matrix for the complete and most current list of supported Windows versions.

The server should be dedicated to running Unified Manager; no other applications should be installed on the server.

The following third-party packages are required:

If these third-party packages are not installed, Unified Manager installs them as part of the installation.
Note: Starting with Unified Manager 9.5, OpenJDK is provided in the Unified Manager installation package and installed automatically. Oracle Java is not supported starting with Unified Manager 9.5.

If MySQL is pre-installed, you must ensure that:

Note: If you plan to upgrade any of the third-party software after Unified Manager has been running, you must shut down Unified Manager first. After the third-party software installation is complete you can restart Unified Manager.

Installation requirements

Note: The Unified Manager installation program configures the following exclusions in Windows Defender:
  • Unified Manager data directory (Windows Server 2016 only)
  • Unified Manager installation directory
  • MySQL data directory

If your server has a different antivirus scanner installed you must configure these exclusions manually.