DPM supports upgrading from DPM 2007 SP1 on a Windows Server 2008 x64-bit operating system to DPM 2010. If DPM 2007 SP1 is installed on a Windows Server 2003 x64-bit operating system, you must upgrade to Windows Server 2008 before upgrading to DPM 2010. For information about upgrading a DPM 2007 SP1 server to Windows Server 2008 see, Upgrading a DPM Server to Windows Server 2008 (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=147369).
Note the following before you perform the upgrade:
- Install the latest hotfix for DPM 2007
SP1. Make sure DPM 2007 SP1 is installed on a
Windows Server 2008 x64-bit operating system.
- Backup up the DPMDB database and save it on a
- Make sure that the location on which
DPM 2007 SP1 is installed has at least two gigabytes (GB) of
free disk space.
- If you are using a remote instance of
SQL Server, you must install a new instance of
SQL Server 2008.