Program Manager, Eric Orman, has a great Q&A posted about the in-place migration of Distribution Points from ConfigMgr 2007 to ConfigMgr 2012.
The gist is that the Distribution Point is the *only* piece of the ConfigMgr 2007 hierarchy that can be “upgraded” using a special Migration Distribution Point job built into CM2012 – with caveats, of course. However, the process is simple and closer to hands-off as possible.
Eric answers things like:
But I thought in-place upgrades were not supported?
How easy is it to create a Migration Distribution Point upgrade job?
Read the full post: Migration to System Center 2012 Configuration Manager