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Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 Cookbook by Edvaldo Alessandro Cardoso

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Chapter 6. Upgrading from SCVMM 2008 R2 SP1

In this chapter, we will cover the following topics:

  • Reviewing the upgrade options
  • Checking the VMM system requirements and preparing for the upgrade
  • Upgrading to VMM 2012 SP1
  • Reassociating hosts after upgrading
  • Updating the VMM agents
  • Performing other post-upgrade tasks

Introduction

This chapter is about guiding you through the requirements and steps necessary to upgrade your VMM 2008 R2 SP1 to VMM 2012 or VMM 2012 SP1.

Note

There is no direct upgrade path from VMM 2008 R2 to VMM 2012 SP1. You must first upgrade to VMM 2012, and then to VMM 2012 SP1. SCVMM 2008 R2 SP1-> SCVMM 2012-> SCVMM 2012 SP1 is the correct upgrade path.

As discussed in Chapter 1, VMM 2012 Architecture, VMM 2012 is a huge product upgrade ...

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