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Home > Success Center > Server & Application Monitor (SAM) > SAM 6.6 Administrator Guide > Monitor with Orion agents in SAM > Deploy on Windows Core Servers for SAM

Deploy on Windows Core Servers for SAM

Updated: 3-9-2017

If you are installing the agent on a Windows Core Server, you must install the .NET Framework 4.5 and the latest Windows service pack and critical updates.

Prerequisites to installing an agent on Windows Core

  • Start WoW64.
  • Start the .NET 2.0 layer.
  • Start the .NET 2.0 layer for WoW64.
  • Download and install the .NET framework from

By default, no web browser is installed with Windows Core. Consider transferring the necessary files with FTP or a flash drive.

After the .NET Framework is installed, you may need to reboot the host server. The agent can then be deployed to the host server and operate normally.

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