My boss recently asked me a very good question about how we can upgrade or install System Center 2012 products. From talking with our internal System Center champions the list below is a summary of available upgrade options for the various System Center 2012 products.
|Product Name||In-Place Upgrade||MultiHomed||Fresh Installation|
|Data Protection Manager||X||X|
|Virtual Machine Manager||X||X|
|*1 Configuration Manager supports installation of a new environment and transporting the configurations from the original environment. Migration is accomplished as boundaries are changed.|
|*2 Opalis Workflows can be manually exported and imported as Orchestrator 2012 Runbooks.|