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 that Windows Server 2012 is not supported as it was in earlier releases. See the Interoperability Matrix for the complete and most current list of supported Windows versions.

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

Unified Manager is deployed on a WildFly web server. WildFly17 is bundled and configured with Unified Manager.

The following third-party packages are required, but not included with Unified Manager. 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: You must shut down a running instance of Unified Manager before upgrading any third-party software. 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
  • Unified Manager installation directory
  • MySQL data directory

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