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Installation of WFA and Unified Manager on same server



I am just getting started with WFA, so sorry if this question has already been addressed. 

I will be installing WFA version 2.1 on a VM, running Windows Server 2008 R2 EE .  I was wondering can I also install Unified Manager version 5.2 on the same server or do I need to install on its own VM?


Melanie Corn




We recommend not installing Unified Manager (UM) on the same server as any other application software. UM runs a number of services and uses a number of network ports that may conflict with other applications. Please create a separate VM for the UM server.

Phil Bachman

CSE - Storage Management Solutions



Thanks for the response.  Since this is production  I will install on separate servers.

Melanie Corn


Hi Melanie,

     Its perfectly fine to install both WFA and Unified Manager on the same Windows server. I have multiple such setups and I haven't faced any problems. WFA and UM have no common TCP ports, so this is all fine.

warm regards,


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NOTE: This is not supported for production environments, only for lab testing. The official policy is to run UM on it's own server or VM.

Phil Bachman

CSE - Storage Management Solutions


Thank you for the quick response.

Melanie Corn

CEE System Administrator<>


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