3.12 Installing and Configuring the Event Monitor

The Event Monitor can be installed on a Windows Server machine that meets the following minimum requirements:

Other notable information about the Event Monitor:

  1. At the root of the NSM_3_1_1.iso image, click the install.html file.

  2. Click one of the following Event Monitor installation files:

    • NSMEvent-3.1.1-x86-xxxx.msi

    • NSMEvent-3.1.1-x64-xxxx.msi

  3. When asked if you want to save or run the file, save the file to the hard drive of the server that will host the Event Monitor.

  4. From the saved location, launch the Event Monitor installation file.

  5. When you are asked if you want to run this file, click Run.

    An Introduction page appears in the Setup Wizard.

  6. Read the text on the page and click Next.

  7. Accept the license terms and click Next.

  8. Accept the installation path or indicate a new path by using the Browse button.

    To review possible locations, you can click Disk Usage to see all available volumes with disk size and disk availability data.

  9. Click Next.

  10. Click Install.

  11. Leave the Launch Event Monitor configuration utility check box selected, then click Finish.

    The following dialog box appears.

  12. Specify the IP address or DNS name of the server hosting the NSM Engine, then click Next.

  13. Leave the Start Service check box selected, then click Next to start the Event Monitor service.

  14. View the configuration settings and click Close.

  15. Proceed with Section 3.13, Installing and Configuring an NSM Agent.