Oracle® Solaris 11.2 Release Notes

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Updated: May 2015

Java Recommendations

The default Java environment in Oracle Solaris 11.2 is Java 7. Oracle Solaris 11.2 also ships with the following versions of Java:

  • Java 6 Update 75

  • Java 7 Update 55

  • Java 8 Update 5

Use the pkg set-mediator command to change the Java version.

Installing the Java 8 packages also sets Java 8 as the default Java environment on the system unless you used the pkg (1) mediator to set an explicit version of Java prior to the installation.