DPM 2012R2 Evaluation To Retail RRS feed

  • Question

  • I have a couple of DPM 2012R2 evaluation installs that I need to upgrade to retail.

    From what I've read it should be a simple case of; backing up the SQL database, removing the SQL database, uninstalling DPM, re-installing DPM then restoring the SQL database backup.

    I'm stuck at re-installing DPM, no matter what I try it will not recognise the local SQL instance giving a "not an SQL Server instance" error when specifying the database credentials. On the original install I just specified Localhost and it worked ok.

    I wondered if it was a mismatch with the version of SQL (as it was on the latest 2012 SP) so I fully uninstalled then installed it again but no change. So it's now running SQL 2012 SP1 unpatched.

    Anyone got any ideas?

    Friday, August 26, 2016 5:00 PM