Upgrading SQL Server (Operations Manager Upgrade)
Updated: November 1, 2013
Applies To: System Center 2012 - Operations Manager, System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager, System Center 2012 SP1 - Operations Manager
Upgrading to System Center 2012 – Operations Manager requires Microsoft SQL Server 2008 SP1, SQL Server 2008 R2, or SQL Server 2008 R2 SP1 for the operational database, data warehouse database, and Audit Collection Services (ACS) database. If your servers do not support this upgrade, you have to add new servers and move your SQL Server databases from the old servers to the new servers. For more information, see Supported Configurations for System Center 2012 - Operations Manager.
For more information about how to move your System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 databases, see:
How to Move the Operational Database
How to Move the Data Warehouse Database
How to Move the OperationsManagerAC Database in Operations Manager 2007
For more information about how to upgrade a database, see:
For additional resources, see Information and Support for System Center 2012.
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