First published on TECHNET on Nov 08, 2011
In preparation for your upgrade to SCSM 2012, you will want to set up a Pre-Production environment to test the upgrade in first. You will want to make sure that the upgrade goes smoothly and that your customizations are preserved as expected. Doing so will ensure a smoother production upgrade. Customers often ask us how to replicate their production environment as a pre-production environment.