But it looks like its not running as it expected i beleive. For example, a patch directory named 10505001, indicates that 105050 is the patch number and 01 is the revision number. Unless you transition to oracle solaris 10 extended support, you will not be able to. For more information, see chapter 8, datalink configuration and administration, in oracle solaris administration. I have to test a live uprade patch with solaris 10. You can import this certificate from the java keystore to the package keystore become superuser or assume an equivalent role. Dont display descriptive headers and other information, just one line per patch. Posted by itsiti january 31, 2011 in solaris leave a reply. For example, activate and boot into the solaris 10 boot environment, and either patch the live boot environment or create another inactive boot environment, and then.
We no need to bring down the server to single user mode if you are using live upgrade method during pathing and b efore choosing live upgrade,make sure you are using zfs as a root filesystem. Here is the basic solaris interview questions which are commonly asked in solaris l1 or l2 level 1 or l2 interviews. The patchadd command cannot apply a patch or software update under the. Zfs was first shipped as part of solaris 10 606 update 2. For example when i run a command say metastat and hit enter, the system hangs. Make patchadd modify packages in the current zone only. As of the solaris 10 1008 release for sparc platforms, or if kernel update patch 7709 is applied, a new bootblk is installed. Solaris patchadd return codes i have collected some information over the years that i find pretty handy, so i thought it would be good to share it with you. Upgrade any systems that are not running at least the solaris 10 106 os to the solaris 10 106 release. Starting with version 10 of the solaris operating system, patchadd performs validity and dependency checking among a. Solaris 10 container deployed from solaris 10 global zone to solaris 11 global zone. The newlinkname refers to any name that you want to assign to the datalink. But there are few difference while administrating idrs with patchaddpatchrm. Before starting with upgrade it is good to check and fix any issues with current system and environment.
I have compiled a list of return codes from the patchadd command for both solaris 9 and solaris 10, and it has come in very handy over the ages. Command output is the same for the patchadd p and showrev p commands. From the found entry, the ip address is used together with the corresponding netmask from etcinetnetmasks. Aug 08, 2009 19 10 30 4 usrbinloginfo entry in crontab will execute the program a every friday at 10. If you are using solaris live upgrade packages from a previous release, you do not need to remove this package. Find answers to solaris 10 luupgrade patchadd fails with checkinstall. Solaris 10 failed to boot console login service cannot run showing 19 of 9 messages. However, you will end up with a nonglobal zone, even if your original system only had a single zone and if you use solaris but dont know what. Now i need to know how to check latest kernel version in solaris 10 container. Update 11 for solaris 10 is probably last release of solaris 10 and has some new features, which are not available if you only patching a system with recommended patches. Check solaris patch levels i had to upgrade a workstation today and needed to check the patch levels.
Patching solaris 10 on servers with nonglobal zones by ramdev published october 26, 2011 updated july 2, 2015 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. If using live upgrade to upgrade an inactive boot environment from solaris 8 or 9 to solaris 10, you must activate and boot into the solaris 10 boot environment before patching it. Cannot patch solaris 10 from solaris 8 or 9 oracle solaris blog. Mar 14, 2007 i had to upgrade a workstation today and needed to check the patch levels. Take a look at it here, and dont forget to check out the entire library with all sorts of information in it here. Rbac rolebased access control has been around for a while in solaris, but now root is a role by default. This patch installation utility cannot be used to apply solaris 1 patches. I am trying to install the oracle 10 in solaris 10 and oracle requires following. You can also go through the below interface questions on specific category. Solaris 10 failed to boot console login service cannot run. Obviously, its also contained in all subsequent solaris 10 update releases, as update releases are cumulative.
At install time, youre prompted to create an additional user account that has the root role, from which you can su in the normal way. If you are running the solaris 10 initial 305 release, you can install the following patch to enable the use of commands that accept the r option for creation of an alternate root path. If we install from scratch, it is called initial installation, or we can upgrade solaris 7 or higher version tosolaris 10. Oracle solaris 10 system administrator certified professional upgrade exam version. To avoid this issue, library name comparison is now done with valid libodm pattern instead of hardcoded library name. 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. The only reliable exit codes are 0 and 0 see the patchadd1m man page and youll find the exit codes very rarely actually match this list unless you use the. Solaris patchadd return codes solarum information for. Say you know the name of the file you want to upgrade. On solaris 10, how do you generally troubleshoot when a system hangs.
If we install from scratch, it is called initial installation, or we can upgrade solaris 7. I need to check latest kernel version in solaris 10 container. This article will help to investigate and confirm a disk failure in a solaris machine. For you information,from solaris 11 onward,zfs will be the default root filesystem. The solaris 10 patchadd command correctly orders patches for you. Remember that in solaris 11 you are no longer supposed to allowed to edit files such files as etcnf directly. By default, the link name is hardwarebased, such as bge0.
A method of checking a system to determine which patches are appropriate. May 10, 20 solaris 10 interview questions may 10, 20 by lingeswaran r 8 comments here is the basic solaris interview questions which are commonly asked in solaris l1 or l2 level 1 or l2 interviews. The rest of the live upgrade parts are working fine lucreate, etc. Managing solaris patches by using the patchadd command. So the question is how to make sure the solaris name service knows that it has to lookup host names in both local files as well as in dns. Most of the io errors for failing drives on the sun fire servers are related to a disk problem and not to disk backplane or cables. Managing solaris patches by using the patchadd command task. The only reliable exit codes are 0 and 0 see the patchadd1m man page and youll find the exit codes very rarely actually match this list unless you use the t option to patchadd.
Please let me know how to trouble shoot this and which logs i can check with examples. 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 default user for pkgadd in solaris 10 isnoaccess. The software is available in solaris 10, but for earlier releases youll need to download and install the san foundation kit and associated patches. Im trying to find out a way to display the latest patches installed in a solaris box. Oracle does provide a procedure called transitioning an oracle solaris 10 instance to an oracle solaris 11 system, enabling you to port your solaris 10 global or nonglobal zone to solaris 11. How to import a trusted certificate to your package keystore. Cannot get any patches to install on solaris 10 sun blade 100 807567 mar 29, 2007 7.
There can be different way in which we may need to install solaris 10. Now that some of the systems i have to regularly patch are solaris 10. Oracle solaris 10 system administrator certified professional upgrade exam. As a result, the developers are working on a cumulative set of all previous changes. Oracle 10 on solaris 10 installation unix and linux forums. If a network entry can not be found, the default for the the. Solaris 10 os patching using liveupgrade unixarena.
Live upgrade with solaris 10 issues solutions experts. The readme option can not be used to download patch readme from. How to solve this error, sorry to say but i have no idea as how to go about this. To avoid this issue, library name comparison is now done with valid.
If a network entry can not be found, the default for the the class type a, b or c is used. Here we have a list of return codes that you can expect to see when patching solaris servers. Some of the new oracle versions might have conflicting hardcoded names with its predecessor, such as 12c. As of the solaris 10 10 08 release for sparc platforms, or if kernel update patch 7709 is applied, a new bootblk is installed. Can i solve this problem from os command line, i have no idea what is this all about. The solaris 10 system software includes aset, which helps you monitor and control system security by automatically performing tasks you would otherwise do manually. Note that each solaris release consists of a single source base. Roles cannot login directly, so you have to use the user account. We just installed solaris 10 at our sun t5220 server and tried to boot it up but to no avail. For example, if you were to patch a solaris 10 305 system with the latest recommended patch cluster, many of the patches relate to functionality introduced after solaris 10 305, and therefore, patches with the new functionality would fail to install. The oldlinkname refers to the current name of the datalink. May 18, 2011 this article will help to investigate and confirm a disk failure in a solaris machine. If you dont have a solaris setup to work,just install solaris as guest operating system on vmware workstations and get a hands on experience.
Cannot patch solaris 10 from solaris 8 or 9 oracle. Of course i make sure the dependencies are followed. Solaris os patching has been moved far away from the traditional methods from solaris 10 onwards. May 19, 2009 in fact this is indeed the case with solaris 10s new patching mechanism that was introduced when zones were introduced. Note the sumwlucfg package is new starting with the solaris 10 807 release. And the conflicting names fail the check on the existence of libodm in vma. Chapter 21 managing solaris patches by using the patchadd. In fact this is indeed the case with solaris 10s new patching mechanism that was introduced when zones were introduced. First thing that i did was check to ensure that there were not any performance issues on any disks that might have been causing this users issues a quick iostat verified that everything was looking fine iostat continue reading verify solaris 10 multipathingconfigure. Aset performs seven tasks, making specific checks and adjustments to system files and permissions to ensure system security.185 1451 1449 1387 756 76 193 580 416 1562 1479 254 612 367 878 393 63 670 1519 1490 1430 1494 733 1269 1168 29 708 423 169 1570 837 1289 436 561 499 725 696 898 428 816 598