Azure Migrate - Upgrading operating system (OS) Completed with errors (2012r2 -2019)

JB 0 Reputation points
2024-06-20T12:03:52.77+00:00

Hi all, hoping to get some help with a migration issue... I attempted a test migration in Azure Migrate with OS upgrade from Server 2012r2 to 2019, and encountered the following error:

Error ID

28222

Error Message

OS upgrade on virtual machine 'vm-test' under resource group 'RG-TS' failed with error message 'OS upgrade couldn't be initiated. Terminated with the following error: The parameter is incorrect.

'.

Possible causes

OS upgrade on virtual machine 'vm-test' failed.

Recommendation

Resolve any errors and retry the operation.

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6/20/2024, 1:36:39 AM

6/20/2024, 1:37:16 AM

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  1. SadiqhAhmed-MSFT 40,911 Reputation points Microsoft Employee
    2024-06-20T16:40:55.5033333+00:00

    Hello @JB Thank you for reaching out to us on Microsoft Q&A platform. Happy to help!

    Based on the information shared, I understand that you want to migrate your on-premises Windows Server 2012 to Azure and upgrade the OS to Windows Server 2019. However, you encountered an error during the test migration.

    Note: Direct upgrade from Windows Server 2012 to Windows Server 2019 is not possible as per MS documentation - https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/migrate/how-to-upgrade-windows

    User's image Recommended workaround: IMO, you can upgrade from Windows Server 2012 to Windows Server 2016 and then post migration follow this approach - https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/virtual-machines/windows-in-place-upgrade#perform-in-place-upgrade-to-windows-server-2016-2019-or-2022 to upgrade from Windows Server 2016 to Windows Server 2019.

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    Hope this helps resolve your issue. Please write back to us if you need any further assistance in this matter!


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