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Upgrade Process Flow Diagrams

Updated: November 1, 2013

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

Before you upgrade to System Center 2012 – Operations Manager, you must first determine whether all servers in your System Center 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. You can use a set of process flow diagrams to determine your upgrade path and visualize the process.

Upgrade Process Flow Diagram

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You can click the appropriate process box to open and review the content for any step in the process.

The following table lists the process flow diagrams available, along with a description of when each upgrade path should be used.

 

Condition Process flow diagram

When you have a single-server or distributed management group that already meets the minimum supported configuration requirements 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 configuration requirements 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 configuration requirements for System Center 2012 – Operations Manager, and might require new hardware.

Distributed Upgrade (Complex) Process Flow Diagram

See Also

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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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