Update your operating system with the latest applicable patches. Required patches are listed in the following sections.
x86 or SPARC users of Solaris 8, 9, or 10 Operating System should have the latest patch cluster installed. This patch cluster is available under “Recommended and Security Patches” on the http://sunsolve.sun.com/pub-cgi/show.pl?target=patchpage web site.
On a 32–bit Solaris (SPARC) platform, install SUNWlibC and SUNWlibCx packages, in addition to the patches listed in the sections below.
Web Server 7.0 installer determines if the required patches are installed on your machine, without them the installation fails. The following patches are required for successful installation and functioning of Web Server 7.0 on a supported platform.
If the patches available at http://sunsolve.sun.com are obsolete, download the most recent version of these patches as they include the latest bug fixes and product enhancements.
To know the Solaris Operation System version installed on your machine, see the /etc/release file.
The /etc/release file contains Solaris Operation System version information in the following format:
Solaris 10 6/06 s10x_u2wos_08 X86 Copyright 2006 Sun Microsystems, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Use is subject to license terms. Assembled 02 May 2006
Solaris 8 Platform (SPARC)
Solaris 8 2/02
108434-18 — Shared library patch for C++ (for 32–bit version of Web Server)
108435-18 — Shared library patch for C++ (for 64–bit version of Web Server )
Solaris 8 Platform (x86)
Solaris 9 Platform (SPARC)
Solaris 9 9/05
111711-12 — Shared library patch for C++ (for the 32–bit version of Web Server)
111712-12 — Shared library patch for C++ (for the 64–bit version of Web Server)
Solaris 9 Platform (x86)
Solaris 9 9/05
117172-17 — Kernel patch
111713-09 — Shared library patch for C++
For the 64-bit version of Web Server, you must check if the SUNWlxml package is installed on the server by running the command # pkginfo SUNWlxml which produces the following output:
system SUNWlxml The XML library
This package is always installed with Solaris 10 standard installation, even if you choose the lowest level of installation METACLUSTER=SUNWCmreq, NAME=Minimal Core System Support.
If you do not want this package, you can either, remove it by using the pkgrm command or use a jumpstart image which lacks this package.
119963-03 — Shared library patch for C++
119964-03 — Shared library patch for C++
5300-08-01-0819 or above
You need to reboot your system after applying the patches.
Some incompatible patches can affect Web Server startup and cause the server not to respond to requests. The following table lists such patches. If you have an incompatible patch installed on your machine, upgrade the patch to a recommended compatible patch.Table 4 List of Incompatible Patches
Recommended Compatible Patch
Solaris 8 SPARC
109147-37 (linker patch)
109147-38 (linker patch)
109147-39 (linker patch)
109147–40 (linker patch)
Solaris 9 SPARC
112963-22 (linker patch)
112963-23 (linker patch)
112963-24 (linker patch)
112963-25 (linker patch)
Solaris 9 x86
113986-18 (linker patch)
113986-19 (linker patch)
113986-20 (linker patch)
113986-21 (linker patch)
The requirements for installing Web Server on HP-UX platform are as follows:
HPUX11i-OE B.11.11.0312 (HP-UX 11i Operating Environment Component)
HPUXBase64 B.11.11 (HP-UX 64-bit Base OS)
HPUXBaseAux B.11.11.0312 (HP-UX Base OS Auxiliary)
FEATURE11-11 B.11.11.0209.5 (Feature Enablement Patches for HP-UX 11i, Sept 2002)
HWEnable11i B.11.11.0412.5 (Hardware Enablement Patches for HP-UX 11i v1)
BUNDLE B.11.11 (Patch Bundle)
BUNDLE11i B.11.11.0306.1 (Required Patch Bundle for HP-UX 11i, June 2003)
GOLDAPPS11i B.11.11.0506.4 (Applications Patches for HP-UX 11i v1, June 2005)
GOLDBASE11i B.11.11.0506.4 (Base Patches for HP-UX 11i v1, June 2005)
JAVAOOB 2.03.01 (Java2 Out-of-box for HP-UX )
PHCO_29109 1.0 (Pthread enhancement and fixes)
PHCO_30544 1.0 (Pthread.h fix and new enhancement)
PHCO_29495 1.0 (libc cumulative patch)
PHCO_31923 1.0 (libc cumulative header file patch)
PHKL_25842 Thread Abort (or its superseded patch)
PHCO_35743 s700_800 11.11 (libc cumulative patch)