Is it mandatory to enable the SQL Browser service to use Release Automation?

Document ID : KB000069187
Last Modified Date : 23/02/2018
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Introduction:

The SQL Browser service is disabled in our environment due to security restrictions. Does it need to be enabled to use it with CA Release Automation?

Is it mandatory to enable the SQL Browser service to use Release Automation?

Environment:
All versions of Release Automation

SQL Server 2008, 2012
Instructions:
SQL Browser service is required only for named instances on dynamic ports.

If the Release Automation installation is on the default SQL Server instance or a named instance configured with a fixed port, the SQL Browser service is not required.