Sun Patch Manager 2.0 Administration Guide for the Solaris 9 Operating System

ProcedureHow to Remove Patches From Your System (Command Line)

You can remove only one patch at a time.

If you want to remove more than one patch, use the browser interface. See How to Remove Patches From Your System (Web Browser).

If your system has more than one boot environment, you can use the luupgrade command to remove a list of patches from an inactive boot environment. See How to Use luupgrade to Apply a List of Patches to an Inactive Boot Environment (Command Line).

Caution – Caution –

Do not remove the Sun Patch Manager 2.0 WBEM patch (117680-01 for x86 and 117679-01 for SPARC) from a system, or Patch Manager will not work properly.

  1. Identify the patch that you want to remove.

  2. Become an appropriately authorized user or assume a role that includes the Software Installation profile or the solaris.admin.patchmgr.* authorization.

    The System Administrator profile includes the appropriate profiles. To create the role and assign the role to a user, see Configuring RBAC (Task Map) in System Administration Guide: Security Services.

  3. Remove the patch from your system.

    # smpatch remove -i patch-id