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Copying and Creating Oracle Solaris 11 Package Repositories describes how to create a software package repository using the Oracle Solaris Image Packaging System (IPS) feature. IPS tools enable you to easily copy an existing repository or create your own repository for your own packages and easily update the packages in the repository. You can provide a file interface or a HTTP interface for users of the repository.
This book is for system administrators who install and manage software or assist others who install and manage software.
Chapter 1, Image Packaging System Package Repositories discusses the benefits of providing a local IPS package repository and shows how to create a ZFS file system for your repository.
Chapter 2, Copying IPS Package Repositories describes copying repositories from a file and copying repositories from an Internet location.
Chapter 3, Providing Access To Your Repository explains how to enable clients to view and install packages from your repository.
Chapter 4, Maintaining Your Local IPS Package Repository describes how to accomplish the following tasks:
Add updated packages to your repository
Change values of properties of your repository
Add packages from different sources to your repository
Provide access to multiple repositories on one server
Configure the repository depot server
Chapter 6, Managing Services (Overview), in Oracle Solaris Administration: Common Tasks describes the Oracle Solaris Service Management Facility (SMF) feature
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The following table describes the typographic conventions that are used in this book.
Table P-1 Typographic Conventions
The following table shows the default UNIX system prompt and superuser prompt for shells that are included in the Oracle Solaris OS. Note that the default system prompt that is displayed in command examples varies, depending on the Oracle Solaris release.
Table P-2 Shell Prompts