In solaris 11, oracle removed the word called patches from their dictionary. If you are running the solaris 10 initial 305 release, you can install the following. Vmwares own p2v tools specify windows and linux only. The p2v tool supplied can be used for this, but also any other.
P2v migration from solaris 10 global zone to oracle. Kamran agayevs oracle blog blog archive step by step. Oracle solaris 11 provides the complete virtualization. Dont display descriptive headers and other information, just one line per patch. Patchadd on solaris 10 and later has an undocumented and little known a flag that allows you to perform a dry run to see if a patch would install. Im running a solaris 10 509 server, i have 2 users other than root.
For you information,from solaris 11 onward,zfs will be the default root filesystem. Also, do a backup, you should do that before a p2v regardless of os or backup setup. Each domain runs its own instance of oracle solaris 10 or opensolaris with its own accounts. Those of you still on solaris 10 may want to download the latest recommended patchset for solaris 10 which was published just last week, on 28th of january 2016. Havent tried to p2v any solaris derivative so no idea if the linux toolset will work or not but as the system replaces drivers as it does the p2v i cant imagine that the linux process will work. Packages on solaris allow easy installation and extraction of software. Patchrelated commands patchadd, patchrm, showrev, etc. After the p2v conversion completes, use the zoneadm attach command to reattach the zones that have been created on the guest domain. In my case, after the p2v, i did not have to edit etcvfstab, probably because i had root on zfs. 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. The scenario describes below involves a solaris 10 physical node named oranode hosts an oracle database 10g and another oracle application and a solaris 11 global zone named sol11gz already hosting. How to migrate solaris 10 global zone into solaris 11. Find answers to does the patchadd command work with zip files solaris 10 from the expert community at experts exchange.
We now need to create a solaris fdisk partition that can be used for booting by selecting 1solaris2. This feature provides the ability to build a solaris 10 images from physical system and migrate it into a virtualized operating system environment there are three main steps using this tool 1. Mohammad ameen how to p2v solaris sparc to vmware x86. For x86 based systemsinstall at least revision 19 patch 119255. Oracle solaris 11 overview and design guide fujitsu. Oracle solaris zones physicaltovirtual p2v a new feature for solaris 10 910. Jun 04, 2012 oracle solaris zones physicaltovirtual p2v a new feature for solaris 10 9 10. As a first step, download oracle 10gr2 and oracle solaris, create a virtual machine using my previous instruction, but dont forget to select solaris 10 on operating system types. Migrating a physical solaris system into a zone tasks a physical to virtual p2v capability is used to directly migrate an existing solaris system into a native zone on a target system.
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. Jun 12, 2012 select an oracle solaris 10 instance, which could be a virtual environment or a global zone on a solaris 10 system. Most of the solaris administrators will search for solaris 11 os patch bundle like how we use to get for solaris 10 but you wont get it. We have bought sun sparc enterprise t5120 with preinstalled solaris 10 sparc but i need on this. The recommended method of proactively applying patches is to use solaris live upgrade. All i did was boot into rescue mode, allow it to mount rpool on a, then simply reboot and on the next boot it came up fine, except for the networking. The aim of this post is to describe a physical to virtual p2v migration of a baremetal solaris 10 a physical node on a solaris 11 global zone solaris 10 branded zone on oracle solaris 11. There are a number of differing scenarios under which the solaris operating system may panic, hang, or exhibit other symptoms that lead the administrator to have to restart or reboot the system as there are many different failure scenarios and many different classes of hardware, the information and procedures for collection of system information vary from system to system. Dec 11, 2011 how to p2v solaris sparc to vmware x86 virtual machine. How to p2v solaris sparc to vmware x86 virtual machine. All the parts of a package are maintained in a table of contents. May 19, 2009 in fact this is indeed the case with solaris 10s new patching mechanism that was introduced when zones were introduced.
I have inserted in to dvdrom usb dvdrom with solaris 9 for sparc. While installing a solaris 8 zone to a solaris container i received this message. In preparation to upgrade my solaris 7 environment to solaris 8 0204 using live upgrade, i am checking the patches currently on my solaris system. We are thinking of decommissioning the physical server and covnert it to a virtual machine for regulatory reasons. Solaris 10 os patching using liveupgrade unixarena. I have a legacy solaris physical master server on sparc hardware. You can create a solaris partition by using the fdisk b option that creates one solaris partition that uses the whole disk.
There is a flarcreate bug on solaris 9 that can be worked around by using the aforementioned file in this example, we will use oldphysserver jumpstart as the p2v source and cdom001 as a p2v target. Does the patchadd command work with zip files solaris 10. The technology is similar to jumpstart in solaris 10. Managing solaris patches by using the patchadd command. Boot an alternate root, for example the solaris 10 release,as the active os. Jul 03, 2012 solaris os patching has been moved far away from the traditional methods from solaris 10 onwards. Theres only four such patchsets a year and this is quite handy for rolling baselines when you plan to patch all of your solaris 10 servers in a particular. 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. Install the oracle solaris 10 recommended patch set on the target guest domain. Apr 19, 2017 oracle patches solaris 10 hole exploited by nsa spyware tool and 298 other security bugs mega load of updates lands for tons of big red gear by iain thomson in san francisco 19 apr 2017 at 00. So, this is a good time to convert this to a virtual machine.
The most common use for this tool is when performing consolidation of existing systems onto virtualization enabled platforms, in addition to that we can use the physicaltovirtual p2v capability for other tasks for example backup your physical system and move them into virtualized operating system environment hosted on the disaster recovery dr site another option can be building an oracle solaris 10 image repository with various configuration and a different software packages in order. Similarly, the patch tools will produce undefined results if used to patch oracle solaris 10 zones from miniroots or physical systems instead of oracle solaris 10 zones. In other words, you have to update the system instead of the. Managing solaris patches by using the patchadd command task. In a recent change to solaris express community addition, customers adding solaris express packages may see a failure about usrbin7za being missing. What im trying to do is to limit the patchadd command so that only root is able to run it. Register for our upcoming webinar on 1121 from 10 11am pst to learn how you can deliver an uncompromising user experience. This is a sequel to my backing up solaris x86 using linux entry in which i wrote about how vmware 5. Perform this procedure on the oracle solaris 10 source system. Oracle patches solaris 10 hole exploited by nsa spyware tool and 298 other security bugs mega load of updates lands for tons of big red gear by. However, if it is a patch such as an os patch, and one has applied the patch to the global zone, there is a patch that is also to be applied to the nonglobal zone. The package tools allow you to install and remove software easily without having to worry about ghost files left on the system or misconfigured or partly installed software. Solaris p2v physical to virtual on vmware oracle inoue.
Mar 14, 2012 also, do a backup, you should do that before a p2v regardless of os or backup setup. Solaris live upgrade consists of a set of tools that enable users to create an alternate boot environment that is a mirror copy of the current boot partition and then patch the newly created boot partition prior to making it live. In fact this is indeed the case with solaris 10s new patching mechanism that was introduced when zones were introduced. Instead of that we have to call it as package update. The first time that the zone attempts to boot on the new host it will detect whether the s8. The oracle solaris 10 patchadd command and related commands are not available on oracle solaris 11 express 2010. Sparc enterprise oracle vm server for sparc guide fujitsu. Small issue with sun sparc enterprise t5120 unix and linux. Infozip zip compression and file packagingarchive utility version. 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. How to install an idr pkg using a p5p in solaris 11 eli. Oracle patches solaris 10 hole exploited by nsa spyware.
This patch installation utility cannot be used to apply solaris 1 patches. The d option instructs patchadd not to save copies of files being updated or replaced. Nov 11, 2014 i have a legacy solaris physical master server on sparc hardware. Logical domains provides a physical to virtual p2v tool to automate conversion. For the procedure of applying a patch for primecluster to the global zone, follow chapter 10 maintenance of the primecluster system. Make patchadd modify packages in the current zone only. The solaris 10 operating system introduced the new concept of zones.
One being able to use the patchadd command and one is unable to do so. Oracle vm server for sparc overview of damn small linux. Patch installation instructions for solaris systems sun. Like many others, i am a big fan of live upgrade when it comes to upgradingpatching solaris.
For more information, see the patchadd 1m, patchrm 1m, pkgadd1m, and pkgrm1mman pages. Functionality status up to solaris 10 1009 and opensolaris 2009. Managing solaris patches by using the patchadd command task map. Patchadd dry run lildude patchadddryrun 20070216t17. Image creation on the source system, this image includes the operating. Note that in general, the patchadd and patchrm tools allow administrators to specify alternate roots when running patch operations.
Oracle solaris zones physical to virtual p2v oracle. Patchadd dry run lildude patchadd dryrun 20070216t17. I am created the flar archive of the source machine and trying to install the solaris 10 whole root zone. You can then install and uninstall packages and patcheswithout using the roption. Patch the target guest domain lift and shift guide migrating. Jun 18, 2010 packages on solaris allow easy installation and extraction of software. About performing package and patch operations remotely.
Consequently, the patchadd command includes the new g option, which adds a patch only to the global zone. However, it brought a big list which only shows obsoletes and incompatibles. The patchrm command removes a solaris 10 patch package and restores previously saved filesrestoring the file system to its state before a patch was appliedunless any of the following four conditions exist. Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. 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 from the ips repositories you have enabled on your system the long answer. Solaris os patching has been moved far away from the traditional methods from solaris 10 onwards. Select an oracle solaris 10 instance, which could be a virtual environment or a global zone on a solaris 10 system. Solaris troubleshooting system panics, hangs and crashes. This post is for the system admins who still wants to use the traditional method of patching for whatever reason they want to. You can create a solaris partition by using the fdisk b option that. An oracle solaris 10 container can have a shared ip stack with the global zone, or an. So oracle provides an option to run solaris 10 on solaris 11 physical servers as local zone.335 1415 1094 471 775 1525 482 675 719 1395 914 235 467 663 1469 1411 659 745 1378 1406 1460 894 830 1461 912 409 948 1192 325 415 559 422 517 527 34 227 248 719 1341 468 697 155 1432 510 579 1342 743