Enlist a Target Server to a Master Server
This topic describes how to add target servers to a multiserver administration configuration. Run this procedure from the master server. in SQL Server 2012 by using SQL Server Management Studio, Transact-SQL, or SQL Server Management Objects (SMO).
For information about how the Windows account used for the SQL Server Agent service affects a multiserver environment, see Create a Multiserver Environment.
Full Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption and certificate validation is enabled for connections between master servers and target servers by default. For more information, see Set Encryption Options on Target Servers.
To enlist a target server
Use the sp_msx_enlist stored procedure. For more information, see sp_msx_enlist (Transact-SQL)