Server Operating Systems in System Center 2012 SP1


Updated: May 13, 2016

Applies To: System Center 2012 SP1

This topic lists the server operating systems that are supported for each System Center 2012 SP1 component.


As shown in the following table, the System Center 2012 SP1 version of the Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) management server requires the Windows Server 2012 operating system.

System Center 2012 SP1 server-side component Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 Standard, Enterprise, Datacenter Windows Server 2012 Standard, Datacenter Windows Server 2012 Core
App Controller Server
DPM Database Server
DPM Remote Administrator
DPM Server
Operations Manager Management Server
Operations Manager Data Warehouse
Operations Manager Gateway Server
Operations Manager Operational Database
Operations Manager Reporting Server
Orchestrator Management Server
Orchestrator Runbook Server
Orchestrator Web Service
Service Manager Management Server
Service Manager Data Warehouse Management Server
Service Manager Database or Data Warehouse Database
Service Manager Self-Service Portal (SharePoint Server and Web Content Server)
Virtual Machine Manager Management Server
Virtual Machine Manager Virtual Machine Hosts
Virtual Machine Manager PXE Server
Virtual Machine Manager Update Server
Virtual Machine Manager Library
Service Provider Foundation API Web Server

See Also

Getting Started with System Center 2012 - App Controller
System requirements for DPM
System Requirements for System Center 2012 - Operations Manager
System Requirements for Orchestrator
Planning for System Center 2012 - Service Manager Deployment
System Requirements: VMM 2012 and VMM 2012 SP1