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Thursday, January 26, 2012

Upgrade DPM 2007 to DPM 2012 RC

 

Product:- DPM 2007, DPM 2010 and DPM 2012 RC

Operating system:- Windows Server 2008 R2 with SP1

Scenario:-

a) I have DPM 2007 in my production environment. Here is the upgrade path to DPM 2010

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Install DPM 2007 with DPM 2007 SP1 before upgrade to DPM 2010. To download DPM 2007 SP1:- http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/systemcenter/dd296757. Now you have DPM 2010, let look on how to upgrade to DPM 2012 RC

b) I have DPM 2010 and would like to upgrade to DPM 2012 RC ( RC still under testing and not a production build. Therefore it is NOT recommend to deploy in production environment. However you can test and play around the upgrade path)

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Before upgrade, you are require to download QFE 3.To download DPM 2010 QFE Update 3:- http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=2581742

To download DPM 2012 RC:- http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/evalcenter/hh505660.aspx?ocidotc-f-corp-jtc-DPR&wt.mc_id;TEC_103_1_33

Once upgraded with the latest QFE, you can start to upgrade to DPM 2012 RC. The upgrade process is straight forward.

Note:- Before install QFE or install with Service Pack, it is recommended to backup the SQL database.

Screenshot of the upgrade:-

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