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Creating and Administering Oracle® Solaris 11.4 Boot Environments

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Updated: November 2019

Mounting and Updating an Inactive Boot Environment

To update packages on an existing, inactive BE, mount BE first, in order to gain access to it, Then, you can update packages on it.

Note - When you mount a BE, the supported zones in that environment are mounted relative to the mount points for the environment.

The beadm mount command mounts a BE at a specified mount point. The mount point, if it exists, must be empty. If the directory for the mount point does not exist, the beadm command creates the directory, then mounts the BE on that directory. However, it remains inactive.

If the specified BE is already mounted, the beadm mount command aborts.