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|System Administration Guide: Oracle Solaris Containers-Resource Management and Oracle Solaris Zones|
Solaris 10 1/06: In this release, this chapter has been completely revised. This chapter documents current package and patch procedures on a system with installed non-global zones.
Solaris 10 6/06:A note was added to the procedure How to Add a Package to the Global Zone Only.
Solaris 10 8/07: A note was removed from the task How to Apply a Patch to the Global Zone Only.
For a complete listing of new Solaris 10 features and a description of Solaris releases, see Oracle Solaris 10 9/10 What’s New.
This chapter describes how to add and remove packages and patches on a system with zones installed. Other tasks associated with managing packages and patches, such as checking package parameter settings and obtaining package information, are also addressed. For an overview of patching and packaging concepts on a with zones installed, see Chapter 25, About Packages and Patches on a Solaris System With Zones Installed (Overview).