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How to Upgrade a Gateway Server from Operations Manager 2007 R2

Updated: November 1, 2013

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

After you upgrade the secondary management server, you upgrade any gateway servers. The procedure to upgrade a gateway server from System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 to System Center 2012 – Operations Manager is performed locally on the gateway server. You can then verify whether the upgrade is successful.

For more information about each upgrade path and the order in which to perform each upgrade task, see the Upgrade Path Checklists for Operations Manager.

Before you follow any of these procedures, make sure that you verify that the servers in your Operations Manager 2007 R2 management group meet the minimum supported configurations for System Center 2012 – Operations Manager. This will help you determine whether you need to add any new servers to your management group before you upgrade. For more information, see Supported Configurations for System Center 2012 – Operations Manager.

To upgrade a gateway server

  1. Log on to a computer that hosts the gateway server with an Operations Manager Administrators role account for your Operations Manager 2007 R2 management group.

  2. On the System Center 2012 – Operations Manager media, run Setup.exe.

  3. In the Optional Installations area, click Gateway management server.

  4. On the Welcome to the System Center 2012 - Operations Manager Gateway Upgrade Wizard page, click Next.

  5. On the The wizard is ready to begin gateway upgrade page, click Upgrade.

  6. On the Completing the System Center 2012 - Operations Manager Gateway Setup wizard page, click Finish.

To upgrade a gateway server by using the Command Prompt window

  1. Log on to a computer that is hosting the gateway server with an Operations Manager Administrators role account for your Operations Manager 2007 R2 management group.

  2. Open a Command Prompt window by using the Run as Administrator option.

  3. Change the directory to the System Center 2012 – Operations Manager installation media and change directory again to gateway\AMD64, where the MOMGateway.msi file is located.

  4. Run the following command where D:\ is the location for the upgrade log file.

    msiexec /i MOMgateway.msi /qn /l*v D:\logs\GatewayUpgrade.log
    

To verify the gateway server upgrade

  1. In the Operations console, in the navigation pane, click the Administration button.

  2. Under Device Management, click Management Servers.

  3. In the Management Servers pane, verify that the value listed in the Version column is 7.0.85xx.x, where x is any positive integer.

See Also

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

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