JavaScript is required to for searching.
Skip Navigation Links
Exit Print View
Oracle Solaris 11 Express Image Packaging System Guide     Oracle Solaris 11 Express 11/10
search filter icon
search icon

Document Information


1.  Introduction to the Image Packaging System

2.  IPS Graphical User Interfaces

3.  Working With Packages

4.  Creating and Managing Images

Why Create an Image?

Best Practices for Creating Images

Create an Image

Display, Set, and Remove Image Properties

Update an Image

A.  IPS Command Reference


Create an Image

Use the pkg image-create command to create an area where packages can be managed and to specify the publisher for that image. A user image is created by default.

Example 4-1 Creating a Full Image

This example specifies the -F option to create a full image. The -p option sets as the preferred publisher, with repository located at The new image is created in the directory /aux0/example_root.

# pkg image-create -F -p \