The Instances tab helps you get a complete view of all your registered SQL Server instances and their respective jobs. On this tab, you can manage your instances. For more information, go to What information is available on the instances tab?
Additionally, the Instances tab allows you to perform actions on single instances or as bulk operations on several instances. For more information, go to What actions can you perform on a single instance? or What bulk operations are available for several instances?
The following sections, explain in detail the information available on the Instances tab.