System Administration Guide: Virtualization Using the Solaris Operating System

ProcedureHow to Apply a Patch to the Global Zone Only

You must be the global administrator in the global zone to perform this procedure.

  1. Become superuser, or assume the Primary Administrator role.

    To create the role and assign the role to a user, see Using the Solaris Management Tools With RBAC (Task Map) in System Administration Guide: Basic Administration.

  2. Execute the patchadd command with the -Goption, followed by the patch ID.

    global# patchadd -G patch_id