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Checklist: Single-Server Upgrade (Simple)

Updated: November 1, 2013

Applies To: System Center 2012 - Operations Manager, System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager, System Center 2012 SP1 - Operations Manager

This checklist walks you through an upgrade of a System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 single-server management group that already meets the minimum supported configurations for Operations Manager. For more information, see Supported Configurations for System Center 2012 – Operations Manager.

If your single-server management group does not yet meet the minimum supported configurations for System Center 2012 – Operations Manager, or if you have a distributed management group, see the following checklists.

 

Upgrade Path Checklist Condition

Checklist: Single-Server Upgrade (Complex)

Your Operations Manager 2007 R2 single-server management group does not meet the minimum supported configurations for System Center 2012 – Operations Manager and requires new hardware.

Checklist: Distributed Upgrade (Simple)

Your Operations Manager 2007 R2 distributed management group already meets the minimum supported configurations for System Center 2012 – Operations Manager.

Checklist: Distributed Upgrade (Complex)

Your Operations Manager 2007 R2 distributed management group has one or more servers that do not meet the minimum supported configurations for System Center 2012 – Operations Manager and might require new hardware.

If you prefer to avoid downtime on your single-server management group, you can add a secondary management server and then follow the distributed management group upgrade process. For more information, see:

Checklist

Use the following checklist to upgrade your single-server management group if it already meets the supported configuration requirements for System Center 2012 – Operations Manager

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You can also view a process flow diagram that links to the relevant topics. For more information, see Single-Server and Distributed Upgrade (Simple) Process Flow Diagram

 

  Task References
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Import the Upgrade Helper management pack.

Import the Upgrade Helper Management Pack

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Review the Operations Manager 2007 R2 event logs.

Review the Operations Manager 2007 R2 Event Logs

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Remove agents from Pending Management.

Remove Agents from Pending Management

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Check for any active connected consoles to the root management server.

Check the Operations Manager 2007 R2 RMS for Active Connected Consoles

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Back up the RMS encryption key (SecureStorageBackup.exe).

Back Up the RMS Encryption Key

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Disable all notification subscriptions.

Disable Notification Subscriptions

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Stop services or disable any connectors that are installed.

Stop Services for Connectors

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Verify that your operational database has enough free space.

Verify that the Operational Database Has More than 50 Percent of Free Space

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Verify that you have a supported SQL Server collation on all databases and instances of databases.

Verify the SQL Server Collation

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Back up the databases.

Back up the Operations Manager Databases

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Upgrade the manually installed agents.

Upgrading Manually Installed Agents

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Run the management group upgrade on the root management server.

How to Upgrade an Operations Manager 2007 R2 Single-Server Management Group

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Upgrade the push-installed agents.

Upgrading Push-Installed Agents

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Re-enable the notification subscriptions.

Re-enable the Notification Subscriptions.

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Restart or re-enable the service for any connectors that are installed.

Restart the Connector Services

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Update overrides.

Update Overrides

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Verify the success of the upgrade.

Verify upgrade success

See Also

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For additional resources, see Information and Support for System Center 2012.

Tip: Use this query to find online documentation in the TechNet Library for System Center 2012. For instructions and examples, see Search the System Center 2012 Documentation Library.
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