SolarWinds NTA Legacy Installation Guide

Updated June 6, 2019

This page is for new installations of NetFlow Traffic Analyzer. If you're upgrading an existing installation of SolarWinds NTA, see the NTA Upgrade Guide.

About installing NTA 4.4 and later

Before you install NTA 4.4 or later, here's what you should know:

  • SolarWinds NTA 4.4 and later requires SQL Server 2016 SP1 for the NTA Flow Storage database. The NTA Flow storage database can be on the same server as the Orion database.
  • Data from earlier versions of NTA cannot be migrated to NTA 4.4 and later.
  • Orion Platform 2018.4 products (such as NTA 4.5) are no longer compatible with the following platforms:
    • Windows Server 2012 and 2012 R2
    • SQL Server 2012, 2012 SP1, 2012 SP2, 2012 SP3, and 2012 SP4

Installation instructions for NTA 4.4 and later

Use the SolarWinds Orion Installer to install NTA 4.4 and later.

Installation instructions for NTA 4.2.3 and earlier