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When migrating a 2007 Secondary site to 2012 DP how much free space is required? RRS feed

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  • Hi

    I am working on my 2012 migration plan and was wondering when migrating a 2007 Secondary site to 2012 DP how much free space is required to convert the smspkg folder to the new content librarby?

    For example if we have 200gbs in the smspkg folder and only 20gbs free left on that drive will the migration work?

    I am looking for a ballpark number so I can better plan if a migration will work or we will have to reinstall depending on free space.

    I know before SP1 the old smspkg folder stayed in place and you needed double the space, not sure after SP1.

    Thanks

    Yamini

    Friday, September 13, 2013 11:34 AM

Answers

  • Just see http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg712275.aspx: "The distribution point computer must have sufficient disk space for the content to be converted from the Configuration Manager 2007 content storage format to the single instance store format. For System Center 2012 Configuration Manager with no service pack, this conversion requires available free disk space equal to two times the size of the existing data on the distribution point. Beginning with System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1 and System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager, this conversion requires available free disk space equal to the size of the largest package that is stored on the distribution point."

    Torsten Meringer | http://www.mssccmfaq.de

    • Proposed as answer by Jörgen NilssonMVP Friday, September 13, 2013 12:36 PM
    • Marked as answer by Joyce L Monday, September 23, 2013 9:46 AM
    Friday, September 13, 2013 12:34 PM

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  • Just see http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg712275.aspx: "The distribution point computer must have sufficient disk space for the content to be converted from the Configuration Manager 2007 content storage format to the single instance store format. For System Center 2012 Configuration Manager with no service pack, this conversion requires available free disk space equal to two times the size of the existing data on the distribution point. Beginning with System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1 and System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager, this conversion requires available free disk space equal to the size of the largest package that is stored on the distribution point."

    Torsten Meringer | http://www.mssccmfaq.de

    • Proposed as answer by Jörgen NilssonMVP Friday, September 13, 2013 12:36 PM
    • Marked as answer by Joyce L Monday, September 23, 2013 9:46 AM
    Friday, September 13, 2013 12:34 PM
  • Thanks for your reply.

    So if the largest SCCM package on that 2007 secondary for example is 10gbs, we only need about 10gbs free on that drive to migrate the content over to 2012.

    "Beginning with System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1 and System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager, this conversion requires available free disk space equal to the size of the largest package that is stored on the distribution point."

    Friday, September 13, 2013 3:07 PM