After you create a profile, use the luupgrade command to test the profile. By looking at the installation output that is generated by luupgrade, you can quickly determine if a profile works as you intended.
Become superuser or assume an equivalent role.
Roles contain authorizations and privileged commands. For more information about roles, see Configuring RBAC (Task Map) in System Administration Guide: Security Services.
Test the profile.
# luupgrade -u -n BE_name -D -s os_image_path -j profile_path
Upgrades an operating system image on a boot environment.
Specifies the name of the boot environment that is to be upgraded.
luupgrade command uses the selected boot environment's disk configuration to test the profile options that are passed with the -j option.
Specifies the path name of a directory that contains an operating system image. This directory can be on an installation medium, such as a DVD-ROM, CD-ROM, or it can be an NFS or UFS directory.
Path to a profile that is configured for an upgrade. The profile must be in a directory on the local machine.
# luupgrade -u -n u1b08 -D -s /net/installsvr/export/u1/combined.u1wos \ -j /var/tmp/flash_profile Validating the contents of the media /net/installsvr/export/u1/combined.u1wos. The media is a standard Solaris media. The media contains an operating system upgrade image. The media contains Solaris version 10. Locating upgrade profile template to use. Locating the operating system upgrade program. Checking for existence of previously scheduled Live Upgrade requests. Creating upgrade profile for BE second_disk. Determining packages to install or upgrade for BE second_disk. Simulating the operating system upgrade of the BE second_disk. The operating system upgrade simulation is complete. INFORMATION: var/sadm/system/data/upgrade_cleanup contains a log of the upgrade operation. INFORMATION: var/sadm/system/data/upgrade_cleanup contains a log of cleanup operations required. The Solaris upgrade of the boot environment second_disk is complete.
You can now use the profile to upgrade an inactive boot environment.