Solaris 10 What's New

Upgrading the Solaris OS When Non-Global Zones Are Installed

Starting with the Solaris 10 8/07 release, you can upgrade the Solaris OS when non-global zones are installed without most of the limitations found in releases prior to Solaris 10 8/07.

Note –

The only limitation to upgrading involves a Solaris Flash archive. When you use a Solaris Flash archive to install, an archive that contains non-global zones is not properly installed on your system.

The following changes accommodate systems that have non-global zones installed:

A Solaris system that is configured with Trusted Extensions requires extra steps to upgrade labeled zones. For information on this procedure, see Upgrading a Trusted Extensions System That is Configured with Labeled Zones under Installation Enhancements in Solaris 10 8/07 Release Notes.