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Oracle Solaris 10 1/13 Installation Guide: Live Upgrade and Upgrade Planning     Oracle Solaris 10 1/13 Information Library
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Part I Upgrading With Live Upgrade

1.  Where to Find Oracle Solaris Installation Planning Information

2.  Live Upgrade (Overview)

3.  Live Upgrade (Planning)

4.  Using Live Upgrade to Create a Boot Environment (Tasks)

5.  Upgrading With Live Upgrade (Tasks)

6.  Failure Recovery: Falling Back to the Original Boot Environment (Tasks)

7.  Maintaining Live Upgrade Boot Environments (Tasks)

Overview of Live Upgrade Maintenance

Maintenance Activities for Boot Environments

Displaying the Status of All Boot Environments

Updating a Previously Configured Boot Environment

Canceling a Scheduled Create, Upgrade, or Copy Job

Comparing Boot Environments

Deleting an Inactive Boot Environment

Displaying the Name of the Active Boot Environment

Changing the Name of a Boot Environment

Adding or Changing a Description Associated With a Boot Environment Name

Viewing the Configuration of a Boot Environment

8.  Upgrading the Oracle Solaris OS on a System With Non-Global Zones Installed

9.  Live Upgrade Examples

Part II Upgrading and Migrating With Live Upgrade to a ZFS Root Pool

10.  Live Upgrade and ZFS (Overview)

11.  Live Upgrade for ZFS (Planning)

12.  Creating a Boot Environment for ZFS Root Pools

13.  Live Upgrade for ZFS With Non-Global Zones Installed

Part III Appendices

A.  Live Upgrade Command Reference

B.  Troubleshooting (Tasks)

C.  Additional SVR4 Packaging Requirements (Reference)

D.  Using the Patch Analyzer When Upgrading (Tasks)



Overview of Live Upgrade Maintenance

Table 7-1 Overview of Possible Live Upgrade Maintenance Tasks

For Instructions
View status.
  • View whether a boot environment is active, being activated, scheduled to be activated, or in the midst of a comparison.
  • Compare the active and inactive boot environments.
  • Display the name of the active boot environment.
  • View the configurations of a boot environment.
Update an inactive boot environment.
Copy file systems from the active boot environment again without changing the configuration of file systems.
Modify a boot environment.
  • Delete a boot environment.
  • Change the name of a boot environment.
  • Add or change a description that is associated with a boot environment name.
Cancel a scheduled job
  • Cancel a scheduled create, update, or copy job.