Sun Java Enterprise System 5 Installation Planning Guide

Synchronize All Shared Components

A shared component synchronization option is provided to meet situations in which all shared components must be synchronized. When the All Shared Components option is selected, the installer will upgrade all shared components currently installed and install any missing shared components, whether or not they are needed by any specific product component. This option applies to global zones and whole root zones, but not to sparse root zones.

The All Shared Components option, is needed in the following two zone-based scenarios: