Install SQL Monitor
Published 21 October 2021
If you simply need to monitor a number of SQL Server machines and instances, all on a local network domain, then installing SQL Monitor requires minimal preparation, and the installation process will take a few minutes.
For larger, enterprise-level installations, you will want to take more time in the planning and preparation stage, as described in Planning the SQL Monitor infrastructure and installation.
How-to install videos
The Getting Started with SQL Monitor video course on Redgate University provides an overview of SQL Monitor architecture, demos the installation process, and explains how the tool scales out to cover servers distributed across different networks and domains.
The following video also provides a five-minute overview of how to install SQL Monitor and add your first servers: