Windows Server 2022

Install and Configure Windows Admin Center on Windows Server 2022

This Windows Server 2022 Tutorial covers how to Install and Configure Windows Admin Center on Windows Server 2022. Windows Admin Center is a browser-based app for managing the Windows Operating system and it is developed by Microsoft. It does not require a Domain Environment. Installing Admin Center on Domain Controller Hosts is not supported, so you need to choose to install Admin Center as Gateway Server except Domain Controller.

Table of Contents

  • Install Windows Admin Center
  • Connect to Web Admin Console
  • Add Target Hosts on Windows Admin Center

Demo environment

  • Computer Name: server2.test.com
  • Operating System: Windows Server 2022 Datacenter
  • IP Address: 192.168.0.4

Install Windows Admin Center

Download Windows Admin Center Installer from the official site link, Download Windows Admin Center. After downloading the installer, run the installer.

1. Read the License terms and agree to them and click Next.

Install and Configure Windows Admin Center on Windows server 2022

2. In Send diagnostic data to Microsoft, click Next.

Install and Configure Windows Admin Center on Windows server 2022

3. Select I don’t want to use Microsoft update and click Next.

In this tutorial, we are not checking for Microsoft Updates. Use Microsoft Update when I check for updates option is recommended.

Install and Configure Windows Admin Center on Windows server 2022

4. Click Next.

Install and Configure Windows Admin Center on Windows server 2022

5. Click Next.

Install and Configure Windows Admin Center on Windows server 2022

6. Select the port for the Windows Admin Center site and Click Install.

In this tutorial, we use the default port (443)

Install and Configure Windows Admin Center on Windows server 2022

7. After completing the installation successfully, click Finish.

Install and Configure Windows Admin Center on Windows server 2022

Connect to Web Admin Console

Hostname or IP address (Windows Admin Center) used to Connect Web Admin Console of Windows Admin Center from Client Host.

8. Run the Web browser and access https://(Windows Admin Center Hostname or IP address) and click Advanced.

In this tutorial, we use the IP address (https://192.168.0.4).

Install and Configure Windows Admin Center on Windows server 2022

9. Continue to unsafe.

Install and Configure Windows Admin Center on Windows server 2022

10. Authentication is required, Enter credentials and click OK.

Install and Configure Windows Admin Center on Windows server 2022

11. After successful login, the Windows Admin Center Welcome page is shown.

Install and Configure Windows Admin Center on Windows server 2022

Add Target Hosts on Windows Admin Center

This section covers how to add a target host (Windows Server 2022) on the Windows Admin Center.

Target Hosts Demo environment

  • Computer Name: server1.test.com
  • Operating System: Windows Server 2022 Datacenter
  • IP Address:192.168.0.3

12. Login to Windows Admin Center and click Add.

Install and Configure Windows Admin Center on Windows server 2022

13. Choose Server and click Add.

Install and Configure Windows Admin Center on Windows server 2022

14. Enter the server name (hostname), and credential and click Add with credentials.

  • Server Name: Server1.test.com
Install and Configure Windows Admin Center on Windows server 2022

15. If successfully authenticating, the target Host is added to the list.

Click the hostname (server1.test.com) to enter the configuration site of the Host.

Install and Configure Windows Admin Center on Windows server 2022

16. This is the Overview of Windows Admin Center Web Console.

Install and Configure Windows Admin Center on Windows server 2022
Install and Configure Windows Admin Center on Windows server 2022