Sun Java Enterprise System 5 Update 1 Upgrade Guide for Microsoft Windows

Upgrading Release 5 Directory Proxy Server

This section discusses considerations that impact the upgrade procedure for Directory Proxy Server, followed by a description of the procedure itself.

Upgrade Considerations

This upgrade of Directory Proxy Server software to Release 5U1 takes into account the following considerations:

Table 4–3 Patches to Upgrade Directory Proxy Server on Windows


Patch ID [Patch revision numbers are the minimum required for upgrade to Release 5U1. If newer revisions become available, use the newer ones instead of those shown in the table.]

Directory Server Enterprise Edition core (includes Directory Proxy Server) 


Directory Proxy Server localization 

The localized patch files are delivered within the core patch. 

Upgrade Procedure

The procedure documented below applies to Directory Proxy Server instances residing locally on the computer where the upgrade is taking place.

Note –

Directory Server and Directory Proxy Server share the same patch. You require to follow the upgrade procedure listed here only if the Directory Proxy Server is on a separate host. You are not required to execute the Directory Server related stop-commands if the Directory Server is not installed on the same host. However, you can execute the Directory Server stop-command to be sure that the Directory Server process is stopped.

ProcedureTo Upgrade Directory Proxy Server to Release 5U1

  1. Log in as administrator.

  2. Stop any Java ES components which use the Directory Server.

    Stop the service using persistent connections like Access Manager. You can stop Access Manager by stopping its web container.

  3. Shut down the Directory Server.

    Also shut down Directory Server and Directory Registry if they are on the same system.

    DSEE-base\ds6\bin\dsadm.exe stop instancePath

    DSEE-base\dps6\bin\dpadm.exe stop instancePath

    DSEE-base\dscc6\bin\dsccsetup.exe stop instancePath

  4. Make sure you have upgraded any Java ES components upon which Directory Proxy Server has hard upgrade dependencies (see Upgrade Directory Proxy Server Dependencies.

  5. Obtain the required Directory Proxy Server Release 5U1 upgrade patches, based on Table 4–3.

    To obtain the patch, see Accessing Java ES Patches. Patches can be downloaded to \workingDirectory.

  6. Install the patch.

    Installation is generally performed by running patch-id.exe, however, be sure to consult the README.patch-id file in the patch directory for installation instructions.

    Note –

    If you are prompted to restart the system, select No. Wait till the patch installation process is completed and then restart and re-login as the same user to complete the patch installation.

  7. Verify the patch log file.

    The log file is found at: %TEMP%\SUNJAVAES_<patch-id>.log

  8. Verify the patch installation with the utility ListJavaESPatches.exe.

    Run ListJavaESPatches.exe and check that the output includes the patch id of the patch that you have installed in Step 6. For more information, see Identifying Installed Java ES Patches.

  9. Start the Directory Proxy Server.

    Also start Directory Server and Directory Registry if they are on the same system.

    DSEE-base\ds6\bin\dsadm.exe start instancePath

    DSEE-base\dps6\bin\dpadm.exe start instancePath

    DSEE-base\dscc6\bin\dsccsetup.exe start instancePath

  10. Restart CAC.

  11. Start any Java ES components that use Directory Server.