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Does the IT Management Suite support in-place upgrades of Microsoft operating systems?


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IT Management Suite


Does ITMS support an in-place upgrade of Microsoft operating systems?


ITMS 8.x


No, ITMS does not support an in-place upgrade of Microsoft operating systems.  This includes Managed systems, Site Server, Notification Server (SMP) or SQL Server.


If you need additional information we offer the following:


Migrating a stand-alone ITMS 8.1 RU7 instance to ITMS 8.5 RU4 using new hardware and a new host name for Notification Server

Other similar references:

What are the steps for Migrating an 8.x Notification Server to version 8.5?


Additional Information

200623 "Validating Site Servers after OS Upgrade" as reference.
150712 "Backward Compatibility for SMA and plug-ins"