How to upgrade an Operations console
This version of Operations Manager has reached the end of support. We recommend you to upgrade to Operations Manager 2022.
This procedure upgrades a standalone Operations console to System Center - Operations Manager. Perform this procedure locally on the computer that has a standalone Operations console installed. You don't have to perform this procedure to upgrade Operations consoles that are installed locally on a management server.
Before you begin the upgrade process, ensure that your server meets the minimum supported configurations. For more information, see System Requirements for System Center Operations Manager.
To upgrade a standalone Operations console
Sign in to the computer that hosts the Operations console with an account that is a member of the Operations Manager Administrators role in your Operations Manager management group.
On the Operations Manager source media, run Setup.exe, and select Install.
The Getting Started page displays information about what will be upgraded. Select Next to proceed with the upgrade.
On the Getting Started, Please read the license terms page, read the Microsoft Software License Terms, select I have read, understood, and agree with the license terms, and select Next.
On the Select installation location page, accept the default value, enter a new location, or browse to one. Then select Next.
The default path is C:\Program Files\Microsoft System Center 2016\Operations Manager.
The default path is C:\Program Files\Microsoft System Center\Operations Manager.
On the Prerequisites page, review and address any warnings or errors that are returned by the Prerequisites checker, and select Verify Prerequisites Again to recheck the system.
If the Prerequisites checker doesn't return any warnings or errors, the Prerequisites, Proceed with Setup page appears. Select Next.
On the Configuration, Ready To Upgrade page, select Upgrade.
When the upgrade is finished, the Upgrade complete page appears. Select Close.
To upgrade a stand-alone Operations console from the Command Prompt
Sign in to the computer that hosts the Operations console with an account that is a member of the Operations Manager Administrators role for your Operations Manager management group.
Open an elevated Command Prompt by using the Run as Administrator option.
Change to the path to the Operations Manager source media, and run the following command.
Setup.exe /silent / upgrade /AcceptEndUserLicenseAgreement:1
To verify the Operations console upgrade
On the Windows desktop, select Start, and select Run.
Enter regedit, and select OK. The Registry Editor starts.
Incorrectly editing the registry can severely damage your system. Before you make changes to the registry, you should back up any valued data that is on the computer.
Browse to the HKey_Local_Machine\Software\Microsoft\Microsoft Operations Manager\3.0\Setup key.
The value of the UIVersion entry is 7.2.11719.0.
The value of UIVersion is 8.0.13053.0.
After you've upgraded all of the standalone operations consoles in your management group, you can upgrade the agents. For more information, see How to Upgrade an Agent to System Center Operations Manager.
To understand the post-upgrade tasks you should perform to complete the upgrade to your management group, see Post-Upgrade Tasks When Upgrading to System Center Operations Manager.
To understand the sequence and steps for installing the Operations Manager server roles across multiple servers in your management group, see Distributed Deployment of Operations Manager.