Installing frontman on Windows

Installing frontman on a Windows system would allow you to collect and monitor data about hosts that are on the same intranet as this system.

Prerequisites

  • You have defined the frontman location for the system where you are going to install frontman. For details, see Adding frontman locations.

  • You have permissions to install the frontman as a service on the selected system in your intranet.

  • The system on which you install the frontman can send and receive data from Internet.

Procedure

  1. In CloudRadar, copy the provided configuration information about the URL, user, and password.

  2. Copy the link for downloading the frontman.

  3. Log in to the Windows system where the frontman should be installed.

  4. Use the link copied on step 2 to download the agent.

  5. Execute the downloaded file, and during the installation enter the configuration information copied in step 1: URL, user, and password for the hub.

  6. Optionally, check if the frontman is running by starting services.msc and checking if the status of the Frontman service is Running.