Patch Manager Installation and Upgrade Guide

Current version: 2020.2.1

This guide describes how to install Patch Manager Manager 2020.2 and earlier in a supported Microsoft Windows Server environment. For upgrade instructions, see Upgrade Patch Manager in this guide.

Before you install Patch Manager, here's what you should know:

  • To install Patch Manager on a dedicated Windows server, use the Patch Manager Installer to install the Patch Manager Administrator Console and supporting software on a dedicated server.
  • To integrate Patch Manager with the Orion Platform, use the SolarWinds Orion Installer to install the Patch Manager Web User Interface and supporting Orion services on the Orion server. Using this all-in-one installer, you can install or upgrade one or more Orion Platform products in a single session.
  • Patch Manager is not compatible with some Windows Server and SQL Server platforms. See the Release Notes for details.

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