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System Center 2012 - Operations Manager
Upgrade Process Flow Diagram

Important
You should only upgrade to the System Center 2012 - Operations Manager Release Candidate version in a test environment. Upgrading in a production environment is not supported.

 

Use the following process flow diagrams to help you upgrade from Operations Manager 2007 R2 to System Center 2012 – Operations Manager. You must first determine whether all servers in your Operations Manager 2007 R2 management group meet the minimum supported configurations for System Center 2012 - Operations Manager. For more information, see Supported Configurations for System Center 2012 - Operations Manager.

The upgrade path differs depending on the following conditions.

ConditionProcess flow diagram
When you have a single-server or distributed management group that already meets the minimum supported configurations for System Center 2012 - Operations Manager. Single-Server and Distributed Upgrade (Simple) Process Flow Diagram
When your single-server management group does not yet meet the minimum supported configurations for System Center 2012 - Operations Manager, and requires new hardware.Single-Server Upgrade (Complex) Process Flow Diagram
When your 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. Distributed Upgrade (Complex) Process Flow Diagram


When you use the upgrade process flow diagram, you can click the appropriate process box to review the content for any step in the process. Checklists are also available at the end of each upgrade path.

Single-Server Upgrade (Complex) Process Flow Diagram

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