When you install SQL Monitor, you configure three components:
SQL Monitor doesn't install anything on the instances you monitor.
You should install the SQL Monitor components on a different machine from the one that hosts the SQL Servers you want to monitor. Otherwise, if the SQL Server fails, you won't be able to access SQL Monitor.
When you install and set up SQL Monitor, you need to provide credentials to connect:
To start using SQL Monitor, you need to create the Administrator role in the SQL Monitor UI.
To open SQL Monitor: