Hi All, I am trying to upgrade my Server from 2008 enterprise edition to 2012 enterprise edition. i got error "sql server 2012 feature upgrade" failed error. kindly help us. i traced all the ways but i am not able to resolve the error please healp us. I found the error details in this location:- "C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\110\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20151015_154257\
SystemConfigurationCheck_Report.htm" **Error Details:-** **Rule Name:-** FeatureUpgradeMatrixCheck **Rule Description:-** Checks whether the specified feature meets SQL Server 2012 upgrade requirements. **Result:-** Failed **Message/Corrective Action:-** The specified edition upgrade is not supported. For information about supported upgrade paths, see the SQL Server 2012 version and edition upgrade in Books Online. **2008 Server Details:-** "Microsoft SQL Server 2008 (SP3) - 10.0.5500.0 (X64) Sep 21 2011 22:45:45 Copyright (c) 1988-2008 Microsoft Corporation Enterprise Edition (64-bit) on Windows NT 6.1 (Build 7601: Service Pack 1) " **2012 Server Details:-** "Microsoft SQL Server 2012 - 11.0.2100.60 (X64) Feb 10 2012 19:39:15 Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation Enterprise Evaluation Edition (64-bit) on Windows NT 6.1 (Build 7601: Service Pack 1)" **operating system1:-** Windows 7 Ultimate Service pack1 **operating system2:-** Windows Server 2008 R2 Standared edition
I'm a little confused by the 2 operating systems you listed. You only mentioned upgrading your version of SQL Server. SQL Server 2012 Enterprise is not supported on Windows 7. If you plan to upgrade the OS to Windows Server 2008 R2, do that first and then attempt the SQL Server upgrade.