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Update patches (Solaris-9) How to

Posted 04-28-2011 at 05:49 AM by kashifazizawan

OS: SunOS
Distribution: Solaris-9
System: X86
Date: January 20, 2011
Author: Kashif Aziz Awan
kashif_khb@yahoo.com
Version: 5.9 Generic

Introduction:
Patches are traditionally associated with bug fixes to known problems, such
as software functionality, performance, reliability, data integrity, or security.
Sometimes patches contain new features or enhancements to a particular
software release. Software updates include patches for bug fixes, as well as new
features or enhancements, support on new hardware, and patches that enable
other patches to be applied. Much of the information in this paper is applicable to
both patches and software updates.

Why:
Increased availability
Better performance
Increased security
Increased stability
Downloads Update Manager:

http://cds.sun.com/is-bin/INTERSHOP....n_i386_5.9.zip
or
http://distro.ciit.net.pk/miscellane...n_i386_5.9.zip

Install package:

$unzip update_connection_i386_5.9.zip
$cd update_connection
$./install
run:

$updatemanager

and follow the instructions.



More Details:

http://dlc.sun.com/pdf/817-0574-12/817-0574-12.pdf
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