Install Kiwi CatTools
Use the following information to prepare the environment, install Kiwi CatTools, and enter a license key.
Prepare the server
|Review release notes||Review the Kiwi CatTools release notes.|
|Review system requirements||
Verify that the server meets the hardware and software requirements.
|Run all Windows updates||Check for and run all Microsoft Windows Updates on the server. If a Windows update runs, your system might reboot.|
Verify that the server's firewall allows traffic to pass through the required ports for Kiwi CatTools.
|Check for antivirus software||
Determine if any antivirus software is installed on the server where you plan to install Kiwi CatTools. Exclude the SolarWinds directory. For example, on Windows Server 2016, exclude the directory:
For a full list of antivirus exclusions, see Files and directories to exclude from antivirus scanning.
Do not exclude executable files. SolarWinds assumes that
Follow these instructions to install Kiwi CatTools.
|Download the installation file||
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|Run the installation file||
|Complete the Kiwi CatTools Setup Wizard||
The installer displays status messages as Kiwi CatTools is installed.
|Close the Wizard.||
Click Finish to close the Kiwi CatTools Setup Wizard and open the Kiwi CatTools Manager.