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How to Install and Uninstall - Distributed Edition Admin Server

How to install?

If you want to install EventLog Analyzer in Windows OS, execute ManageEngine_EventLogAnalyzer.exe file and to install in Linux OS, execute ManageEngine_EventLogAnalyzer.bin file.

If you want to install EventLog Analyzer 64 bit version in Windows OS, execute ManageEngine_EventLogAnalyzer_64bit.exe file and to install in Linux OS, execute ManageEngine_EventLogAnalyzer_64bit.bin file.

There will be two options to install:

  • One Click Install
  • Advanced Install

One Click Install option cannot be used to install the product as Admin Server.

Choose Advanced Install option to custom install the product. The wizard screens will guide you through the installation.

Quick view of Advanced Installation

  • Agree to the terms and conditions of the license agreement. You may get it printed and keep it for your offline reference
  • Choose one of the editions to install. The Editions are Standalone, Distributed, and Free

    Standalone Edition for Small and Medium Businesses (SMBs) - If you are small or medium business in a single location and monitor less than 600 devices and/or applications, Standalone edition is suitable for you.

    Distributed Edition for Large businesses and MSSPs - If you are a large business or MSSP with geographically distributed environment and monitor less than 12000 devices and/or applications, Distributed edition is suitable for you.

    Free Edition - If you are micro business or SOHO and want to monitor less than five hosts, you can download the ManageEngine_EventLogAnalyzer exe or bin file of Standalone edition and install it as a Free edition. 

  • Select Distributed Edition and Admin Server and if the Admin Server is behind Proxy Server, configure the Proxy Server Host, Proxy Server Port, Proxy User Name, and Proxy Password details
  • Select the folder to install the product. Use the Browse option. The default installation location will be C:\ManageEngine\EventLog folder. If the new folder or the default folder does not exist, it will be created and the product will be installed.
  • Enter the web server port. The default port number will be 8400. Ensure the default or the port you have selected is not occupied by some other application.
    Choose the language (Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, English, Japanese, Others). Ensure that the browser supports the selected language.
    Choose the web protocol (HTTP/HTTPS). Use HTTP for unsecured and HTTPS for secured communication.
  • Select Install EventLog Analyzer as service option to install the product as Windows or Linux service. By default this option is selected. Unselect this option to install as application. You can install as application and later convert the same as service. ManageEngine recommends you to install it as service.
  • Enter the folder name in which the product will be shown in the Program Folder. By default it will be ManageEngine EventLog Analyzer x folder.  
  • Enter your personal details to get assistance.

At the end of the procedure, the wizard displays the options to dispaly ReadMe file and start the EventLog Analyzer Admin server.
With this the EventLog Analyzer product installation is complete.

Note: EventLog Analyzer can be installed in three languages, namely, English, Chinese and Japanese. There is a fourth option 'Other'. If the user wants EventLog Analyzer to support the double byte (UTF-8) languages, the user should select the 'Other' option during installation.


How to uninstall?

The procedure to uninstall for both 64 Bit and 32 Bit versions remains same.


  1. Navigate to the Program folder in which EventLog Analyzer has been installed. By default, this is Start > Programs > ManageEngine EventLog Analyzer.

  2. Select the option Uninstall EventLog Analyzer.

  3. You will be asked to confirm your choice, after which EventLog Analyzer is uninstalled.


  1. Navigate to the <EventLog Analyzer Home>/server/_uninst directory.

  2. Execute the command ./uninstaller.bin

  3. You will be asked to confirm your choice, after which EventLog Analyzer is uninstalled.

Note: At the end of uninstallation you will be taken to the Uninstallation Feedback Form where you can provide reasons for your product uninstallation. This would help us improve this product.




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