Installing Unified Manager

You can install Unified Manager to monitor and troubleshoot data storage capacity, availability, performance, and protection issues.

Before you begin


  1. Log in to Windows using the default local administrator account.
  2. Log in to the NetApp Support Site, and locate the Download page for installing Unified Manager on the Windows platform.
  3. Download the Unified Manager Windows installation file from the NetApp Support Site to a target directory in the Windows system.
  4. Navigate to the directory where the installation file is located.
  5. Right-click and run the Unified Manager installer executable (.exe) file as an administrator.
    Unified Manager detects missing or pre-installed third-party packages and lists them. If the required third-party packages are not installed in the system, Unified Manager installs them as part of the installation.
  6. Click Next.
  7. Enter the user name and password to create the maintenance user.
  8. In the Database Connection wizard, enter the MySQL root password.
  9. Click Change to specify a new location for the Unified Manager installation directory and MySQL data directory.
    If you do not change the installation directory, Unified Manager is installed in the default installation directory.
  10. Click Next.
  11. In the Ready to Install Shield wizard, click Install.
  12. After the installation is complete, click Finish.


The installation creates multiple directories:

After you finish

You can access the web UI to perform the initial setup of Unified Manager, as described in the Active IQ Unified Manager System Configuration Guide.