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System Administration Guide: Basic Administration
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Preface

1.  Oracle Solaris Management Tools (Road Map)

2.  Working With the Solaris Management Console (Tasks)

3.  Working With the Oracle Java Web Console (Tasks)

4.  Managing User Accounts and Groups (Overview)

5.  Managing User Accounts and Groups (Tasks)

6.  Managing Client-Server Support (Overview)

7.  Managing Diskless Clients (Tasks)

8.  Introduction to Shutting Down and Booting a System

9.  Shutting Down and Booting a System (Overview)

10.  Shutting Down a System (Tasks)

11.  Modifying Oracle Solaris Boot Behavior (Tasks)

12.  Booting an Oracle Solaris System (Tasks)

13.  Managing the Oracle Solaris Boot Archives (Tasks)

14.  Troubleshooting Booting an Oracle Solaris System (Tasks)

15.  x86: GRUB Based Booting (Reference)

16.  x86: Booting a System That Does Not Implement GRUB (Tasks)

17.  Working With the Oracle Solaris Auto Registration regadm Command (Tasks)

18.  Managing Services (Overview)

19.  Managing Services (Tasks)

20.  Managing Software (Overview)

21.  Managing Software With Oracle Solaris System Administration Tools (Tasks)

22.  Managing Software by Using Oracle Solaris Package Commands (Tasks)

Adding and Removing Signed Packages by Using the pkgadd Command (Task Map)

Adding and Removing Signed Packages by Using the pkgadd Command

How to Display Certificate Information ( pkgadm listcert)

How to Remove a Certificate (pkgadm removecert)

How to Set Up a Proxy Server (pkgadd)

How to Add a Signed Package (pkgadd)

Managing Software Packages by Using Package Commands (Task Map)

Using Package Commands to Manage Software Packages

How to Add Software Packages (pkgadd)

Adding a Software Package to a Spool Directory

How to Add Software Packages to a Spool Directory (pkgadd)

How to List Information About All Installed Packages (pkginfo)

How to Check the Integrity of Installed Software Packages (pkgchk)

How to Check the Integrity of Installed Objects ( pkgchk -p, pkgchk -P)

Removing Software Packages

How to Remove Software Packages (pkgrm )

23.  Managing Patches

A.  SMF Services

Index

Managing Software Packages by Using Package Commands (Task Map)

The following task map describes the software management tasks that you can perform with the package commands for both signed and unsigned packages.

Task
Description
For Instructions
Add software packages to the local system.
You can add software packages to the local system by using the pkgadd command.
Add software packages to a spool directory.
You can add software packages to a spool directory without actually installing the software.
List information about all installed software packages.
You can list information about installed packages by using the pkginfo command.
Check the integrity of installed software packages.
You can verify the integrity of installed software packages by using the pkgchk command.
Check the integrity of an installed object.
You can verify the integrity of an installed object by using the pkchk command with the -p and -P options. The -p option specifies the full path name. The new -P option specifies a partial path name.
Remove software packages.
You can remove unneeded software packages by using the pkgrm command.