You will see management installation, not only client one.You can easily get and install client for managing 2012R2 Server from other machine.
Problem with SIM installation on 2012R2 Server is because of two things:
1.Setup application have to be run with compatibility settings
2.Server needs to have SQL Server installed
Installation of SIM 7.3 step by step.
|First run of Setup.exe
|Unsupported OS error
|Change setup.exe compatibility settings to Windows7
|Another try to install
|There are no active SQL server instances
|Download SQL Server Express (here 2012 version)
|Choose components: here SQL x64 and Management Studio_x64
|Perform a new installation of SQL Server 2012
|Choose instance name: here HPSIM
|Choose service accounts and services startup type
|Choose authentication mode and administrator account(you have to add one)
|Instance is yet stopped and disabled
|Change startup type to automatic and start service
|Installation of management tools
|Run SQL Management Studio
|Choose database engine and instance (here:HPSIM)
|Go to server properties
|Check "Allow remote conections to this server" and close MMS
|Configure firewall rule to allow SQL port (default is 1433)
|Add TCP rule
|Select zones. You can select only one, for example the domain
|Restart SQL Server instance
|Did you know how to run SQL Sever Confirutaion Manager on 2012R2 Server?
No? You need to run mmc first and add snap-in
|Enable TCP/IP connection and select desired port. Default is set for 1433.
|Now you can run wizard again or just go on with one which was waiting for SQL database.
For this warning, just click OK.