Zfs was first shipped as part of solaris 10 606 update 2. Here is the procedure to upgrade the kernel patches in solaris 10 with zfs filesystem using live upgrade method. There are two type of repositories are available in oracle. Please list command and specific directory that patches should be added to. Application of this patch should have succeeded this failure is unexpected. Verifying operating system patches on oracle solaris 10. I have used showrev p command which will only give the installed revisions of the patches, but not the date of its installation.
Like many others, i am a big fan of live upgrade when it comes to upgradingpatching solaris. Here is the procedure to upgrade the kernel patches in solaris 10 with zfs filesystem using live upgrade method 1. Registering solaris 10 and updating patches from the command line cli march 11, 2008 by kevin all the mainstream sun documentation on the sun connection or update manager expects. The sudo utility is composed of the following three packages. Patch installation instructions for solaris systems. Patches released after the solaris 10 10 08 release can be found on the my oracle support. To list the applied patches or to dertermine the presence of a specific patch, use the showrev command. Solaris installing perl modules on solaris 10 sanspire. Sunwsudor contains configuration files, which are installed in etc directory. In the case a system has multiple solaris 10 update patch bundles installed, the etcrelease file will contain only a single patch bundle identification line, and this will corresponds to the newest patch bundle installed on the system. It provides a list of the package names and version numbers. Dec 05, 2009 the first step in this process is to ensure that solaris 10 operating system is installed, followed by the installation of any optional solaris 10 contributed software. Creating, viewing and installing oracle solaris 10 into a domain. Scott lynn put together a very informative blog on solaris 10.
Check the the current kernel version and confirm whether upgrade is required or not. Solaris os patching has been moved far away from the traditional methods from solaris 10 onwards. Does anyone know of a command that would show the list of patches installed and the date it was installed. Patch installation instructions for solaris systems sun. Im wanting to list all installed software on a solaris 10 system, have tried pkginfo but that just shows whats bundled with solaris. Before installing patches, you might want to know more about patches that have previously been installed. The readme, the install log, plus and backout scripts for patches you installed are copied to varsadm patches, not the actual patches themselves.
Details heat patch agent for linuxunixmac on solaris 10 information solaris zoning is the practice of installing solaris on a server, and then installing additional instances of solaris within. Adding a solaris patch system administration guide. Synopsis pca option operand description pca is a perl script which generates lists of installed and missing patches for oracle solaris systems and optionally downloads and installs patches. Before you install the solaris patch, make sure that you have backed up the files listed in preinstallation considerations to add and remove patches on solaris systems, use the patchadd and patchrm commands. This figure describes the commands for the solaris live upgrade process. My understanding is that showrev p would show patches but not the date they were.
The patching under solaris 10 can be conducted via the smpatch command or the java x windows gui updatemanager. Im trying to find out a way to display the latest patches installed in a solaris box. Solaris 10 os patching using liveupgrade unixarena. The following requested patches have packages not installed on the system package sunwcpr from directory sunwcpr. In other words, you have to update the system instead of the patching it. The eeprom command can be used from the os to view or set openboot rmware variables. To list all packages installed on a solaris system, use the following. Patch installation instructions for solaris systems before you install the solaris patch, make sure that you have backed up the files listed in preinstallation considerations. Traditional method non live upgrade by admin this post is for the system admins who still wants to use the traditional method of patching for whatever reason they want to.
Oracle patches solaris 10 hole exploited by nsa spyware tool. May 19, 2009 solaris 10 patch return codes may 19, 2009 by gleb reys 4 comments now that some of the systems i have to regularly patch are solaris 10 ones, i have to get used to the new patch return codes which one can see when applying one of the suns recommended patchsets. Before you install the solaris patch, make sure that you have backed up the files listed in preinstallation considerations. Sunwsudou contains sudo binaries and documentation. I am seeking help to add patches to solaris 10 on 64 bit sparc server. Changes for package sunwcpr will not be applied to the system. For you information,from solaris 11 onward,zfs will be the default root filesystem. How to check solaris release and default kernel version. There were a total of 24 solaris 10 patches, including kernel updates, and 4 patchsets released on mos. Howto reregister a solaris system with sconadm without serialnumber, to downloadinstall patches with smpatch doc id 47266. Solaris 10 comes with preinstalled perl with a fixed set of perl modules. Run the following to command to find the last installed packagespatches. Minimal installation of solaris 10 with sun studio the. Jul 03, 2012 solaris os patching has been moved far away from the traditional methods from solaris 10 onwards.
Use the patchadd command to install a patch on a standalone system. Verify that already installed patches must be equal or newer than below solaris10 patches. Oracle solaris live upgrade has many capabilities but for a simple situation like upgrading a system to a new oracle solaris release, there are three commands. Oracle patches solaris 10 hole exploited by nsa spyware. This document is based upon sparc solaris 10 obp all the following commands are to be run from the obp and not the os. How to use solaris live upgrade to install patches oracle. How to display information about installed solaris patches. Solaris 10 1008 operating system patch list oracle docs. I also made a modified solaris 10 installation dvd, which can be installed directly on esx, without the diversion to vmware workstation. Use the commands in this chapter excerpt to create, view, install, network and manage logical domains on a cmt server, create guest domains, and install oracle solaris 10 as. Registering solaris 10 and updating patches from the. Only 5 patches is very, very suspicious, as darren mentioned. We no need to bring down the server to single user mode if you are using live upgrade.
Installation from this dvd automatically sets the correct. To add and remove patches on solaris systems, use the patchadd and patchrm commands, which are provided with the os. The pkginfo command in solaris is capable of providing detailed information about the packages installed on a system. How to install and configure sudo in solaris 10 sparc and. Show applied patches or check for a specific patch in solaris. The solaris 10 10 08 patch list provides a list of patches preapplied to the solaris 10 10 08 release. Installed packages solaris 10 this analysis retrieves information about packages that are installed with the pkgadd command on solaris 10. For more information about the patchadd command, see the patchadd1m man page. Use the install packages by using pkg task to install and update packages on solaris 11 and later endpoints that are using local repositories or repositories that are. This is to prepare the server for the installation of oracle 10g. Solaris 10 ldom kernel patching using live upgrade. This techrecipe describes some of its uses in listing numerous. The patchadd command will not install a patch under the following conditions. Managing solaris patches by using the patchadd command task.
If you are running the solaris 10 os, you can alternately choose one of the. There were a total of 24 solaris 10 patches, including kernel updates, and. If you are using the patchadd command to install signed patches, add the new. Now that some of the systems i have to regularly patch are solaris 10 ones, i have to get used to the new patch return codes which one can see when applying one of the suns recommended.
Oct 26, 2011 for servers with solaris 10 os at, or near, update 1 106 or update 2 606, if nonglobal zones are already configured and running, patching these servers at single user mode will encounter issues. This means that customers on early releases of solaris 10, such as solaris 10 0305 can install a set of patches to get the zfs feature. Patches tool use this solaris management console tool to manage patches. Command to find out when the patches are installed in. These commands can be executed on aix, hpux, linux. Mar 11, 2008 registering solaris 10 and updating patches from the command line cli march 11, 2008 by kevin all the mainstream sun documentation on the sun connection or update manager expects the server to have a gui, which i completely dont understand. Applying patches to the new boot environment with the luupgrade command. Once oracle solaris is installed in a domain, you can use normal commands to view its configuration. Patches may only be loaded on the global zone but not on. A pleasant side effect of running in a domain is that the boot process is very fast, because there is no need to perform a poweron selftest. Other documents provide detailed planning information or procedures for more complex upgrading procedures, such as for upgrading when solaris zones are installed or upgrading with a mirrored root file system. I saw a suggestion elsewhere regarding viewing the product registry on solaris if anyone knows how to do that or can suggest another approach, please inform.
However, it is a good idea to bring it to single user mode before applying the patch cluster. In solaris there are teo commands and package and patches are different in terms. Howto reregister a solaris system with sconadm without. When you want extra modules on your system, the modules need to be compiled on the system and the process isnt simple to be. To check if your operating system has the required oracle solaris 10 patches for installation, run the following command. Please assess cause of failure and verify system integrity before proceeding. The patches that are listed in this chapter have been applied to the solaris 10 operating system in one of the following ways. The installer script can be executed to get a list of vcs packages and their versions installed on the system.
We no need to bring down the server to single user mode if you are using live upgrade method during pathing and before choosing live upgrade,make sure you are using zfs as a root filesystem. The packages that are installed by using other commands are not included in the list. The documentation from oracle is your best friend when it comes to solaris questions the short answer is that pkg update or pkg update accept will update solaris to the most recent packages available. This flaw is not present on solaris 11 nor on solaris 10 with critical patches installed since january 21, 2012, nor systems running solaris 10 update 11. Using the luactivate command to activate the new boot environment or fallback to the original boot environment. Solaris 10 1008 operating system patch list solaris 10. Note this procedure provides commands for the solaris 10 807 release. Pca is a perl script which generates lists of installed and missing patches for oracle solaris systems and optionally downloads and installs patches. For servers with solaris 10 os at, or near, update 1 106 or update 2 606, if nonglobal zones are already configured and running, patching these servers at single user mode will encounter. This example explains how to upgrade an oracle solaris 10 305 system to the oracle solaris 10 106 release.
This techrecipe describes some of its uses in listing numerous packages. You must be subscribed to the patches for solaris site to. Subscribe to the patches for solaris 11 site to access the. Sometimes, we might need to find the last patched date on solaris server. Registering solaris 10 and updating patches from the command. The recommended os patchset solaris 10 sparc provides the minimum set of patches needed to address security and sun alert issues, and selected issues identified by oracle proactive. You must not use the reboot, halt, or uadmin commands. Notice that the domain has four cpus and a network interface named vnet0 with its own mac address.
The solaris 10 release notes documents important installation and runtime issues. List of commands for solaris 10 soory aug 19, 2011 6. The following table describes commands that provide useful information about patches that are already installed on a system. Nonstandard patches cannot be installed using the patchadd command. Pca analyze, download and install patches for oracle solaris. In this case i would like to know while applying any patches on solaris 1. This operation is much easier than solaris 10 os patch bundle installation. Short guide to install oracle 10 on sun solaris 10.
If the server owner or applicationdb teams is requesting you to patch the solaris 11, you have to update the system using pkg commands. To list all patches applied to the system, run the following. Creating, viewing and installing oracle solaris 10 into a. Nov 28, 2005 the pkginfo command in solaris is capable of providing detailed information about the packages installed on a system. For example, patch 11883310 is the patch id for the sunos 5. My understanding is that showrev p would show patches but not the date they were installed. Find last patched date on oracle solaris unixarena.
Command to find out when the patches are installed in solaris. Creating a new boot environment with the lucreate command. Solaris zoning is the practice of installing solaris on a server, and then installing additional instances of solaris within the base installation of solaris. The showrev p command provides a list of all patches that were applied to. When i installed sol 10 1106 from dvd, many patches were included with the distribution, so it is likely that your patch database has been corrupted. Obviously, its also contained in all subsequent solaris 10 update releases, as update releases are cumulative.
The first step in this process is to ensure that solaris 10 operating system is installed, followed by the installation of any optional solaris 10 contributed software. By default, if run without any option or operand, pca shows a list of all patches which are not installed in their most recent revision. The packages that are installed by using other commands. I have few queries in case of patch implementation in solaris 10 os with zone environment. Apr 19, 2017 this flaw is not present on solaris 11 nor on solaris 10 with critical patches installed since january 21, 2012, nor systems running solaris 10 update 11. Chapter 21 managing solaris patches by using the patchadd. I would reinstall solaris 10 1106 from scratch, or wait a few months until the next sol 10 version comes out. This is command used for installing recommended cluster, the most common. Some applications require a specific set of patches in order to function properly. Patch installation instructions for solaris systems sun java.1248 386 1200 1569 598 739 1108 723 1008 682 1547 1022 551 1286 128 925 1516 1028 846 1113 241 642 889 920 1374 1232 621 344 505