User Interface Reference

Upgrade Advisor User Interface Reference

SQL Server 2014
 

This section includes Help topics for MicrosoftSQL Server 2014 Upgrade Advisor. These topics are available from the Upgrade Advisor Wizard by pressing the F1 key or by clicking Help on wizard pages and in dialog boxes.

TopicDescription
SQL Server ComponentsIdentify the server and the appropriate set of server types and components to submit to an upgrade analysis.
Connection ParametersFor upgrade analysis of certain server types, such as the SQL Server Database Engine, you must select a specific server instance for analysis. On this page, enter information to enable Upgrade Advisor to connect to the SQL Server database instance that you want to analyze.
SQL Server ParametersSet parameters to use for Database Engine analysis. You can determine which databases, trace files, or SQL batch files to analyze. This step is not included, and all related dialog elements are disabled, if you have not selected SQL Server analysis in SQL Server Components.
Analysis Services ParametersTo analyze Analysis Services, you must select a specific instance of Analysis Services. This step is not included. All related user interface elements will be disabled if you do not select Analysis Services analysis in SQL Server Components.
Reporting Services ParametersTo analyze Reporting Services, you must select a specific instance of Reporting Services. This step is not included, and all related user interface elements will be disabled if you do not select Reporting Services analysis in SQL Server Components.
Integration Services ParametersTo analyze Integration Services, there is an option to analyze Integration Services packages located on the computer or in the file system. This step is not included. All related user interface elements will be disabled if you do not select Integration Services analysis in SQL Server Components.
Confirm Upgrade Advisor SettingsReview options and parameters before executing the upgrade analysis.
Upgrade Advisor ProgressAs components are analyzed, the overall progress is reported through the progress dialog box.

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