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Install the Patch Manager Administration Console on an additional server to access the PAS


This article describes how to install the Patch Manager Administration Console on a separate server that can access the Primary Application Server (PAS).



Review this section before you install the Patch Manager Administration Console. 

Install the Administration Console

  1. Verify that the target server is not one of the following:
  2. Verify that the server is running running a supported operating system.
  3. Log in to the SolarWinds Customer Portal.
  4. In the toolbar, click Downloads and select Download Product.
  5. Select Patch Manager in the Products drop-down menu. 
  6. Download the Patch Manager full package (with SQL).

    Installing SQL Server is not required.

  7. Run the installer. 
  8. In the Installation Type screen, select Install the Patch Manager administration console and clear all remaining selections. 
  9. When prompted, select a location.
  10. Complete the Wizard. 
  11. Link the Administration Console to the Primary Application Server (PAS). 

Link the Administration Console to the PAS

  1. Log in to Patch Manager as an administrator.
  2. In the Actions pane, click Connect to an Application Server. 
  3. In the Connect to Application Server dialog box, enter the hostname, IP address, and port of your Primary Application Server to link your Administration Console to the server. 
  4. Under Logon to server, enter a valid user name and password that is configured in the primary administration console.
    If a valid user name and password is not available: 
    1. Log in as an administrator to the administration console running on the PAS.
    2. In the navigation pane, expand Patch Manager System Configuration and select Security and User Management.
    3. Click the Security Roles tab.
    4. Configure a new user that can access the PAS from the secondary administration console.
    5. Repeat step 2 through step 4. 
  5. Click Connect. 
    The administration console is connected to the Primary Application Server. 




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