Upgrading System Center 2012 - Service Manager to System Center 2012 SP1
Updated: January 28, 2013
This guide will show you how to upgrade from System Center 2012 – Service Manager to Service Manager in System Center 2012 Service Pack 1 (SP1).
If you are planning to upgrade two or more System Center components, it is imperative that you first consult the guide Upgrade Sequencing for System Center 2012 SP1. The order in which you perform component upgrades is important. Failure to follow the correct upgrade sequence might result in component failure for which no recovery options exist. The affected System Center components are:
You can only upgrade to System Center 2012 Service Pack 1 (SP1) from System Center 2012 – Service Manager (version 7.5.1561.0.0)
|It is assumed in this guide that you are performing an upgrade to System Center 2012 Service Pack 1 (SP1). For information about installing System Center 2012 – Service Manager on a computer where no previous version of Service Manager exists, see the Deploying System Center 2012 – Service Manager.|
Upgrade Planning for System Center 2012 SP1 - Service Manager
Describes factors that you must consider before you start the Service Manager upgrade.
Setting Up a Service Manager 2012 Lab Environment with Production Data
Describes how to setup Service Manager in a lab environment using production data.
Upgrade to System Center 2012 SP1 - Service Manager
Describes the steps that you must take to upgrade System Center 2012 to System Center 2012 SP1.
After Upgrading to System Center 2012 SP1 - Service Manager
Describes the steps that you must take after you have applied the Service Manager upgrade.
Failed Upgrade in System Center 2012 SP1 - Service Manager
Describes the steps you can take if an upgrade fails.
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