You upgrade this product from version 7.1 or later to 7.1 SP2 by using the Symantec Installation Manager. You can download the installation files directly to your server or you can create offline installation packages.
After you migrate or upgrade the solution, you must upgrade the Symantec Management Agent and the software update plug-in that are installed on the managed computers.
Software update packages, software update policies, and downloaded software updates metadata from Patch Management Solution for Windows version 7.1 and earlier are not compatible with 7.1 SP2. After you upgrade or migrate to 7.1 SP2, you must run the clean-up task that removes incompatible data. A link to the clean-up task is available on the Import Patch Data for Windows page.