Unilytic Installation

The following guide takes you through the installation process for Unilytic.


Unilytic can be downloaded from “API Downloads” section on the My Account page.


Once you have downloaded the Unilytic package, extract the zip file and run Unilytic_FullInstaller.exe:

Select “Yes” to continue:


At the welcome page of the installation wizard select “Next”:


Accept the licence agreement and select “Next”:


Select the components you would like to install:

Beta Notes

  • All components must be installed on the same server to be supported
  • Unilytic Admin is incomplete and does not need to be installed


If you want to change the default installation path, switch to the “Installation Folder” tab and enter or browse to folder path you would like to install to, then select “Next”:


Enter the service account you would like Unilytic to run under then select “Next”:


Enter the FQDN of the SQL server that hosts the Skype for Business Monitoring database (LcsCdr & QoeMetrics), then select “Next”:


Enter the FQDN of the SQL server where you want Unilytic to store its data and chose a database name, then select “Next”:


Enter the Active Directory Root DSE and domain FQDN, then select “Next”:


Enter the hostname and ports for the Unilytic Web Portal, then select “Next”:


You are now ready to install the application, select “Install”:


At the completion of the installation select “Finish”:


Post Installation Tasks

At the completion of the installation the follow steps are required:

  1. Browse to the Unilytic Web Portal – this will create and configure your databases
  2. Start the Unilytic Collector Service – this will start processing Skype for Business Monitoring records

You may also wish to configure some additional aspects:

SSL Security

If you would like to browse to the Unilytic Web Portal using SSL, a certificate needs to be added to the IIS website.

Open IIS and locate the “Unilytic” web site. Right click and select “Edit Bindings”:



Configure the SSL bindings:

  • Select HTTPS
  • Choose a port (typically 443)
  • Assign a pre-installed certificate that includes the host name



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