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Install DPA on Windows

Created by Melanie Boyd, last modified by Melanie Boyd on Sep 29, 2016

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Use this procedure to install Database Performance Analyzer (DPA) on Windows.

To install DPA on a different platform, see Install DPA on LinuxInstall DPA on Amazon Web Services, or Install DPA on Azure Marketplace.

Before you start

Make sure the DPA server meets the system requirements.

Install DPA

  1. Obtain a copy of the software from the SolarWinds Customer Portal.

    Create a user profile to access the Customer Portal if you don't already have one.

  2. Log in to the Windows server as an administrator.
  3. Extract the contents of the downloaded installation ZIP file.

  4. Run SolarWindsDPASetup-x64.exe.
  5. Follow the onscreen instructions, and then click Finish.

    After a successful installation, the URLs used to open DPA are displayed.


You can click the Open DPA button to create the repository database, or close the dialog and create the repository database later.

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