Installing Orion Network Configuration Manager
SolarWinds Orion Trap
If you want realtime change detection triggered through devices
sending SNMP traps, the executable must have read-write access to
the Orion Core
database. For more information, see "Enabling
Realtime Configuration Chan
ge Detection" and "Monitoring SNMP".
Microsoft SNMP Trap
Must be installed if you want realtime change detection triggered
through devices sending SNMP traps. For more information, see
"Enabling Realtime Configuration Change Detection" and "Monito
SNMP" in the Orion NCM Administrator Guide.
Version 6 or later. DNS specifications require hostnames to be
composed of alphanumeric characters (A-Z, 0-9), the minus sign (-),
and periods (.). Underscore characters (_) are not allowed. For more
information, see RFC 952.
Note: SolarWinds neither recommends nor supports the installation of
Orion NCM on the same server or using the same database server as
a Research in Motion (RIM) Blackberry server.
Microsoft ASP .NET 2.0
Version 1 or later (if this is not found on the target computer, the setup
program downloads and installs the component)
Version 3.5 SP1 or later (if this is not found on the target computer,
the setup program downloads and installs the component)
The following database servers are supported as the Orion Network
Configuration Manager datastore:
SQL Server 2008 Standard or Enterprise
SQL Server 2005 SP1 or later of Express, Standard, or Enterprise
You can use the following database select statement to check your
SQL Server version, service pack or release level, and edition:
select SERVERPROPERTY ('productversion'),
Your database server must support mixed-mode authentication or
SQL authentication and have the following protocols enabled:
SQL Server 2005 Express Edition does not enable these protocols.
The following x86 components must be installed (if the components
are not found on the target computer, the setup program downloads
and installs the components):
SQL Server System Common Language Runtime (CLR) Types
Microsoft SQL Server Native Client
Microsoft SQL Server Management Objects
Enabling Full-Text Search on your Orion NCM database significantly
increases search performance.
To access the Orion Network Configuration Manager website, use one
of the following browsers:
Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 or later
Mozilla Firefox 3 or later
Google Chrome 8