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Before you install a licensed copy of NCM, you must ensure you have correctly sized your environment.
Do not install SolarWinds NCM on a domain controller or use the same database server as a Research in Motion (RIM) Blackberry server.
The activation key limits your use based on the highest number of monitored devices.
The system scans the environment to ensure that the system requirements are met. If your system is not compatible, the installer provides a link to a knowledge base article with the resolution. When resolved, run the installation again.
Enabling QoE installs an agent on the Orion Main Polling Engine. This agent collects packet-level traffic statistics, such as network response time and application response time for any application traffic it sees going to or from the Orion server. SolarWinds recommends that you enable QoE.
Downloading and installing Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 can take more than 20 minutes. If your system reboots, run the installation again.
If you are using Microsoft Internet Explorer®, SolarWinds recommends adding the URL of your Orion website (http://FullOrionServerName/), the URL of SolarWinds support (http://solarwinds.com/support), and
about:blank to the list of trusted sites.
The product is now activated.