Install the Product

NOTE: For instructions on upgrade procedures, refer to Upgrade to the Latest Version.

To install Netwrix Auditor

  1. Download Netwrix Auditor 9.96 from Netwrix website.

    NOTE: Before installing Netwrix Auditor, make sure that the Windows Firewall service is started. If you use a third-party firewall, see Protocols and Ports Required for Netwrix Auditor Server. Also, you must be a member of the local Administrators group to run the Netwrix Auditor installation.

  2. Unpack the installation package. The following window will be displayed on successful operation completion:

  3. Follow the instructions of the setup wizard. When prompted, accept the license agreement.
  4. On the Select Installation Type step, you will be prompted to select the installation type:

    • Full installation—Select if you are going to install Netwrix Auditor server and client on the same machine. In this case the main component called Netwrix Auditor Server and the Netwrix Auditor client will be installed.
    • Client installation—Select if you want to install a UI client to provide access to configuration and audit data.
  5. On the Destination Folder step, specify the installation folder.
  6. On the Netwrix Customer Experience Program step, you are invited to take part in the Netwrix Customer Experience Program. It is optional on your part to help Netwrix improve the quality, reliability, and performance of Netwrix products and services. If you accept, Netwrix collects statistical information on how the Licensee uses the product in accordance with applicable law. Select Skip if you do not want to participate in the program.

    NOTE: You can always opt-out of the Netwrix Customer Experience Program later.See About Netwrix Auditor for more information.

  7. Click Install.

After a successful installation, Netwrix Auditor shortcut will be added to the Start menu/screen and the product will start.

Netwrix looks beyond the traditional on-premises installation and provides Netwrix Auditor for cloud and virtual environments. For example, you can deploy Netwrix Auditor on a pre-configured Microsoft Azure virtual machine or install it as a virtual appliance on your VMware vSphere or Hyper-V virtualization server. For more information on additional deployment options, visit Virtual Appliance page.