Install SolarWinds SEM on Microsoft Hyper-V
These instructions provide steps for installing the Security Event Manager VM on Microsoft Hyper-V. SolarWinds provides separate installation packages for Hyper-V and VMware vSphere, so check that you downloaded the correct version.
|1. Extract the files.||
Double-click the evaluation EXE file that you downloaded previously. This step will extract the required files and tools to a folder on your desktop.
The How to Install page opens automatically.
To return to this page after it is closed, go to
|2. Complete the following steps to import the Virtual Machine.||
|3. Connect to the SEM VM.||
Select the newly added VM, and then click Action > Connect on the main Hyper-V Manager window.
The virtual console opens.
|4. Start SEM.||
Click Action > Start in the virtual console window.
The SEM VM starts.
After SEM starts, write down the IP Address of the VM. You will be able to change the IP address later during the configuration phase.
|5. Set up your new SEM installation.||
See Setting up a new SEM installation in the SEM Administrator Guide.
Following installation, the default SEM host name is
swi-sem. To change the default host name and IP address settings, see Run the activate command to secure SEM and configure network settings in the SEM Administrator Guide.