XIA Configuration

Install SQL Server Express

This support article is for users without an existing SQL Server who wish to install XIA Configuration Server.

IMPORTANT: Cancel and close the XIA Configuration Server installer if it is open.

  • Download and run the appropriate version of SQL Server Express for your operating system:
  • Select the Basic installation type:
    Screenshot of SQL Express 2019 Installer Select Installation Type step
  • Read and Accept the license terms:
    Screenshot of SQL Express 2019 Installer Accept License Terms step
  • Confirm the install location and press Install:
    Screenshot of SQL Express 2019 Installer Specify Install Location step
  • After the installation, we recommend installing SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) to help administer SQL.
  • Run the XIA Configuration Server installer and, at the Database Settings step, confirm the SQL Instance Name (local)\SQLEXPRESS:
    Screenshot of the XIA Configuration Server installer database settings
  • Press Validate to check the connection then Next to continue the XIA Configuration Server installation

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