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Active IQ Unified Manager 9.9
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Quick start instructions for Windows installations


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

System requirements

  • Operating Systems: Microsoft Windows Server 2016 and 2019 64-bit Standard and Datacenter Editions. The following languages are supported:

    • English

    • Japanese

    • Simplified Chinese

  • RAM: 12 GB

  • CPU: 9572 MHz total

  • Free disk space: 100 GB of disk space for the installation directory, 50 GB of disk space for the MySQL data directory

For detailed system requirements, see the Requirements for installing Unified Manager and Interoperability Matrix.

Installing Active IQ Unified Manager

Download the installer

  1. Download the ActiveIQUnifiedManager-<version>.exe installation package.

  2. Copy the installation file to a directory on the target system.

Install Unified Manager

For installing Unified Manager, ensure that you have Microsoft .NET 4.5.2, or a later version installed. As a part of the installation process, Unified Manager installs other third-party packages as required. For more information about the dependent software packages, refer to the Windows software and installation requirements.

  1. Log in to Windows using the default local administrator account.

  2. In the directory where you downloaded the installation file, right-click and run the Unified Manager executable (.exe) file as an administrator.

  3. When prompted, enter the user name and password to create the Unified Manager maintenance user.

  4. In the Database Connection wizard, enter the MySQL root password.

  5. Follow the remaining prompts to complete the installation.

  6. Click Finish at the end of the installation and the Unified Manager web UI is displayed.