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How to Upgrade a Single-Server Management Group to System Center 2012 SP1 - Operations Manager

Updated: November 1, 2013

Applies To: System Center 2012 SP1 - Operations Manager

When you upgrade a single-server management group to System Center 2012 Service Pack 1 (SP1), Operations Manager, all features that are installed on the server are upgraded.Before you begin the upgrade process, make sure that your server meets the minimum supported configurations. For more information, see System Requirements: System Center 2012 SP1 - Operations Manager.

To upgrade a single-server management group

  1. Log on to the server with an account that is a member of the Operations Manager Administrators role for your Operations Manager management group and a local administrator on the computer.

  2. On the Operations Manager media, run Setup.exe, and then click Install.

    noteNote
    The Getting Started page displays information about what will be upgraded. Click Next to proceed with the upgrade.

  3. On the Getting Started, Please read this license agreement page, read the Microsoft Software License Terms, click I have read, understood, and agree with the terms of the license agreement, and then click Next.

  4. On the Select installation location page, accept the default value of C:\Program Files\System Center Operations Manager 2012, or type in a new location or browse to one. Then click Next.

  5. On the Prerequisites page, review and address any warnings or errors that the Prerequisites checker returns, and then click Verify prerequisites again to recheck the system.

    noteNote
    Microsoft SQL Server Full Text Search must be enabled.

  6. If the Prerequisites checker does not return any other errors or warnings that have to be addressed, click Next.

  7. On the Configuration, Configure Operations Manager accounts page, enter the credentials for a domain account, and then click Next.

    ImportantImportant
    If you receive a message about using the wrong version of SQL Server, or experience a problem with the SQL Server Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) provider, you can resolve this. Open a Command Prompt window by using the Run as administrator option. Then run the following command, where <path> is the location of Microsoft SQL Server: mofcomp.exe “<path>\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Shared\sqlmgmproviderxpsp2up.mof”.

  8. When the Ready to Upgrade page appears, review the upgrade summary, and then click Upgrade.

To upgrade a single-server management group by using the Command Prompt window

  1. Log on to the server with an account that is a member of the Operations Manager Administrators role for your Operations Manager management group and a local administrator on the computer.

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

  3. Change the path to where the Operations Manager Setup.exe file is located.

    ImportantImportant
    Use the /WebConsoleUseSSL parameter only if your website has Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) activated. For a default web installation, specify Default Web Site for the /WebSiteName parameter.

    ImportantImportant
    The following commands assume that you specified the Local System for the Data Access service (/UseLocalSystemDASAccount). To specify a domain\user name for these accounts, you must provide the following parameters instead:/DASAccountUser: <domain\username> /DASAccountPassword: <password>

  4. Run the following command.

    Setup.exe /silent /upgrade
    /AcceptEndUserLicenseAgreement:1
    /UseLocalSystemDASAccount
    /DatareaderUser: <domain\username> 
    /DatareaderPassword: <password>  
    /DataWriterUser: <domain\username> 
    /DataWriterPassword: <password>
    /ManagementServer: <ManagementServerName>
    /WebsiteName: "<WebSiteName>" [/WebConsoleUseSSL]
    /WebConsoleAuthorizationMode: [Mixed|Network]
    

    After you have upgraded your single-server management group, you can upgrade the agents.

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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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