Perform this procedure to upgrade to Oracle Solaris Cluster 4.2 software or to an Oracle Solaris Cluster 4.2 SRU while the remaining cluster nodes are in cluster mode.
Before You Begin
If you have failover zones of brand type solaris configured on the cluster, you must perform additional steps. Follow the instructions in How to Upgrade a Failover Zone before you begin this procedure. If you have a solaris10 brand zone in a zone cluster, follow the instructions in Upgrading a solaris10 Brand Zone in a Zone Cluster.
# pkg set-publisher -G '*' -g URL_for_ha-cluster_publisher ha-cluster
# pkg publisher PUBLISHER TYPE STATUS P LOCATION solaris origin online F solaris-repository
For information about setting the solaris publisher, see Adding, Modifying, or Removing Package Publishers in Adding and Updating Software in Oracle Solaris 11.2 .
If you are upgrading a failover zone, follow the instructions in How to Upgrade a Failover Zone.
# scinstall -u update [-b bename] [-L accept,licenses]
You can choose to specify a name for the new boot environment with the -b bename option. If you specify the -L accept,licenses option, the command accepts and displays the licenses of the packages you upgrade. See the scinstall (1M) man page for more information about these options.
The scinstall Main Menu is displayed.
The Upgrade Menu is displayed.
If you are upgrading a zone cluster node, follow the menu prompts to upgrade the cluster framework, data service agents, or Oracle RAC for this node.
Upgrade processing is finished when the system displays the message Completed Oracle Solaris Cluster framework upgrade and prompts you to press Enter to continue.
# reboot -- -x
When all nodes in the cluster are upgraded, go to Chapter 6, Completing the Upgrade.