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DPM 2012 R2 Upgrade from DPM 2010 RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hi ,

    Currently i have DPM 2010 and want to to upgrade to DPM 2012 R2 ?  Hence i have below Query. and looking for step by step Guide..

    1. Can i directly upgrade to DPM 2012 R2 from 2010?

    2. what are the things i need to keep in mind for such Activity?

    3. Can I use that Disk Used for Backup in DPM 2010 for the DPM 2012 R2 and use all the data recover from such Doisk and configure new Protection Group.

    4. Can we use the Same DPM DB that used by DPM 2010 or i need to install new one ..


    Shailendra Dev

    Saturday, August 8, 2015 3:57 PM

All replies

  • Hi,

    There is no direct upgrade path from DPM 2010 to DPM 2012 R2, you must upgrade to DPM 2012 + DPM 2012 SP1 - then to DPM 2012 R2.


    The recommended upgrade path from DPM 2010 to DPM 2012 R2 is as follows:

    Note: the Operating system and SQL requirements for DPM 2012

    System Requirements for DPM in System Center 2012
    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh757757.aspx


     1) On DPM 2010 install the latest update: KB2751231 Description of hotfix rollup package 7 for System Center Data Protection Manager 2010

    2) Update the Agents to 3.0.8195.0

    3) Backup the DPM 2010 database.

    4) Upgrade to DPM 2012

    5) Install the latest DPM 2012 update: KB2756127 Description of Update Rollup 3 for System Center 2012

    6) Update agents to 4.0.1920.0

    7) Backup the DPM 2012 database.

    8) Upgrade to DPM 2012 Sp1.

    Note: the Operating system and SQL requirements for DPM 2012 Sp1

    System Requirements for DPM in System Center 2012 Sp1
    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj651645.aspx


    9) Install the latest DPM 2012 Sp1 update UR8:

    KB2991995-Update Rollup 8 for System Center 2012 Data Protection Manager SP1
    https://support.microsoft.com/kb/2991995

    10) Update the agents to 4.1.3465

    To continue to DPM 2012 R2..

    Note: the Operating system and SQL requirements for DPM 2012 R2.

    System Requirements for DPM in System Center 2012 R2
    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh758176.aspx


    11) Backup the DPM 2012 Sp1 database.

    12) Upgrade to DPM 2012 R2.

    13) Update the agents to 4.1.1205

    Install latest DPM 2012 R2 update.


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    Monday, August 10, 2015 3:49 AM
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  • thanks Mike for your steps,, can you please refer a Steps link for this..

    Shailendra Dev

    Saturday, August 15, 2015 6:13 PM
  • Sorry for the late chime-in, but where would you obtain 2012 and 2012 SP1 today?

    We are attempting a 2010 to 2016 upgrade and are trying to follow this path, but are only able to obtaina  2012 R2 media...

    Any help appreciated.

    Friday, August 24, 2018 6:27 AM