The ESI Zip file includes:
The complete ESI documentation set as PDF files.
The ESI installer for installing the core ESI setup and other options.
The ESI SCOM Management Packs installer—If you select to install the ESI Service, the installer also installs the ESI Service PowerShell Toolkit.
You can install ESI in one of the following ways:
Installing ESI: New installation of ESI with all available options. During the installation, you can select which adapters and other options are installed with ESI. During the installation you can select to use AD DS or AD LDS for persisting connection settings in a central store.
Reinstalling ESI: Reinstallation of the same adapters and options as selected during your last ESI installation.
Upgrading to the latest ESI version: Upgrade to the latest version from an earlier version of ESI.
Note: Uninstalling ESI provides information on uninstalling ESI.
Some of the ESI adapters require no additional setup for use with ESI. However, the following ESI adapters do require some additional setup:
ESI Service and ESI SCOM Management Packs
You can use and install the ESI Service and ESI SCOM Management Packs separately or together with ESI.