Upgrading to VMM 2012 R2

This recipe will guide you through the tasks required to upgrade VMM 2008 R2 SP1 to VMM 2012, showcasing the possible options and actions. It will then highlight the upgrade path to VMM 2012 R2.


To upgrade from VMM 2012 to 2012 R2, refer to the Upgrading from VMM 2012 SP1 to VMM 2012 R2 section in the Reviewing the upgrade options recipe.

Getting ready

Go through the Checking the VMM system requirements and preparing for the upgrade recipe after deciding the upgrade method (an in-place upgrade or upgrade to another server), and make sure you've installed all of the prerequisites.

If you're planning an in-place upgrade of VMM 2008 R2 SP1 running on a server with an OS other than the supported version, first upgrade the ...

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