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Applying Critical Patch Update of April 2017 on Solaris 11.3.

Applying Oracle Solaris 11.3.20.5.0  on Solaris 11.3.

For downloading the Critical Patch Update Use below mentioned link:-

Critical Patch Update

Once necessary Zip file is downloaded copy it to primary Server and install repository:

Patch apply

On primary Server :

root@SEP02WTR-3612:/softrepo/repo113full# ./install-repo.ksh -d /softrepo/repo113full -c -v -I
Using p25977008_1100_SOLARIS64 files for sol-11_3_20_5_0-incr-repo download.

Comparing digests of downloaded files...done. Digests match.

Uncompressing p25977008_1100_SOLARIS64_1of4.zip...done.
Uncompressing p25977008_1100_SOLARIS64_2of4.zip...done.
Uncompressing p25977008_1100_SOLARIS64_3of4.zip...done.
Uncompressing p25977008_1100_SOLARIS64_4of4.zip...done.
Repository can be found in /softrepo/repo113full.
Initiating repository verification.
Building ISO image...done.
ISO image can be found at:
/softrepo/repo113full/sol-11_3_20_5_0-incr-repo.iso
Instructions for using the ISO image can be found at:
/softrepo/repo113full/README-repo-iso.txt

 

Share the full directory of the repository:

share -F nfs /softrepo/repo113full/

 

ON THE TARGET LDOM APPLY DESIRED CRITICAL PATCH UPDATE:
Solaris-2:root@TESTING:~# pkg unset-publisher solaris
Updating package cache 1/1
solaris-2:root@TESTING:~# mount -F nfs 153.71.78.20:/softrepo/repo113full/ /mnt_11_3
solaris-2:root@TESTING:~# mount -F hsfs /mnt_11_3/sol-11_3_20_5_0-incr-repo.iso /mnt
solaris-2:root@TESTING:~# pkg set-publisher -g file:///mnt/repo solaris
solaris-2:root@TESTING:~# pkg update -nv
 Packages to update: 2
 Estimated space available: 9.03 GB
Estimated space to be consumed: 63.22 MB
 Create boot environment: No
Create backup boot environment: Yes
 Rebuild boot archive: No

Changed packages:
solaris
 consolidation/ddt/ddt-incorporation
 8.9.15.9.11,5.11:20150916T171410Z -> 8.15.17.3.10,0.5.11-0.175.3.19.0.2.0:20170328T025129Z
 support/explorer
 8.9.15.9.11,5.11:20150916T171411Z -> 8.15.17.3.10,0.5.11-0.175.3.19.0.2.0:20170328T025130Z

solaris-2:root@TESTING:~# pkg update
 Packages to update: 2
 Create boot environment: No
Create backup boot environment: Yes

DOWNLOAD PKGS FILES XFER (MB) SPEED
Completed 2/2 1365/1365 8.3/8.3 0B/s




PHASE ITEMS
Removing old actions 11/11
Installing new actions 26/26
Updating modified actions 1346/1346
Updating package state database Done
Updating package cache 2/2
Updating image state Done
Creating fast lookup database Done
Updating package cache 1/1

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Upgrading from Solaris 11.1 to Solaris 11.3

This page has all the details for upgrading server from Solaris 11.1 to Solaris 11.3.

Repository Download for Solaris 11.3.

Find existing Solaris and Oracle patch status details @

For downloading the Solaris Repository Files Use below mentioned link:-

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/server-storage/solaris11/downloads/local-repository-2245081.html

 

Once download completed, copy zip files to the patch repository machine i.e. 158.97.21.64.

  • Login as root and create the directory  /softrepo/repo113full/
  • Copy the iso file to the target directory “repo113full”.

Note: You can use WinSCP for transferring patch.

 

 

Patch apply

 

On Primary server i.e.(158.97.21.64)

Install the Repository by using below mentioned steps :

 

#cd /softrepo/repo113full
#./install-repo.ksh -d /softrepo/repo113full -c -v -I

 

Share the full directory of the repository:

 

#share -F nfs /softrepo/repo113full/

 

On the target LDOM i.e.(158.97.21.200)

 

Create a mount directory and mount the directory of repository:

 

#mkdir mnt_11_3
#mount -F nfs 158.97.21.64:/softrepo/repo113full/ /mnt_11_3
#mount -F hsfs /mnt_11_3/sol-11_3-repo.iso /mnt

 

Set the publisher:

 

#pkg set-publisher -g file:///mnt/repo solaris
#pkg publisher

 

Check compatibility with the current system patch version:

 

#pkg update -nv

 

Update the packages:

 

#pkg update --accept

 

Reboot the machine:

 

#init 6

 

After reboot you can confirm if Upgrade is successful by running below mentioned command:–

root@Testing:~# uname -v
11.3