SCCM 2007 to SCCM 2012 Migration – Step by Step Guide -Part # 1

In this Series of Posts related to SCCM 2007 to SCCM 2012 Migration , Let us first try and understand the Workflow that you need to follow for Migrating SCCM 2007 to SCCM 2012 .  Part # 2 of this Post can be found here :

Let us have a look at the below diagram :

SCCM 2007 to SCCM 2012 Migration Workflow



To start any Migration from SCCM 2007 to SCCM 2012 , the first step is to specify Source Hierarchy or the Source Primary Site from which the data needs to be migrated . Once you have specified the Source , you need to start the migration Job which will start data Gathering Process from the Source . By default , every 4 hours this job runs . After the data Gathering is complete , you Create Migration Jobs ( I will cover a separate Post for types of Data Migration ) .  After that you have migrated the data , you can stop gathering data from the source site . As an Optional Step , you can delete the Migration Historical data from the Destination Database .

Published by Abheek Dutta

A perennial thrill-seeker with an avid interest in transforming and improving lives around the globe through the wonderful gift of technology, I am the Senior Vice President of Henson Group . My specialties include Leadership, problem-solving, and putting cutting-edge technology (Cloud, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning) in the hands of corporates, startups, and professionals. I have been obsessed with the idea of using technology to solve real-world problems. Having previously worked with global software giants like TCS and IBM, I now usually sit at my office at the World Trade Center, New York and Chandigarh , India. Among my greatest achievements, increasing the revenue of Henson Group by ten-folds in the past two years, remains my favorite along with the fact that Henson Group’s India center has now become ‘a center of excellence’ with its entire technical team being Microsoft certified. On the delivery side, I helped Henson Group attain the prestigious “ Azure Expert MSP Certification “ with Microsoft . Hailing from Jammu, my team has grown from five to 150 employees and associates in just two years. Even during COVID-19 era, our growth has soared while helping corporates, industries and startups to tide over many hurdles and challenges. Henson Group is recently featured at rank 132 in the Inc. 5000 Rating. Skillsets: Cloud Services, Managed Services Provider (MSP), Computers & Networks, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Project management, Leadership , Cyber Security Mr. Dutta manages and monitors the performance of consultants and partners on engagements, communicating with the account executive, project teams, and customers. Works in close collaboration with the Microsoft project manager, providing hands-on project management expertise as required. Mr. Dutta provides direct oversight over the MSP Client Operations team responsible for managing MSP relationships with existing MSP clients and day to day operations of these accounts. Mr. Dutta oversees the Centralized Delivery Team that is responsible for high volume cloud migrations and MSP delivery to current clients. Team consists of over 120+ engineers and project managers.

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