4 Installation of Server JRE 9 on Oracle Solaris

This topic describes Server JRE 9 system requirements for Oracle Solaris and provides installation instructions.

This topic includes the following sections:

System Requirements for Installing Server JRE 9 on Oracle Solaris

The Server JRE 9 is supported on the Oracle Solaris SPARC (64-bit), version 11 or later. For supported processors and browsers, see Oracle JDK 9 and JRE 9 Certified Systems Configurations.

Server JRE 9 Installation Instruction Notation for Oracle Solaris

Instructions for installing Server JRE 9 contain minor.security.patch notation that represents the Server JRE update version number.

Substitute the appropriate Server JRE update version number in instructions that contain the notation minor.security.patch. For example, if you are installing Server JRE 9 Minor 2, Security 1 and Patch 1, then the following string represents the name of the bundle:


This string becomes:


Installing Server JRE 9 on Oracle Solaris

You can install a JRE archive binary in any location that you can write to. It does not displace the system version of the Java platform provided by the Oracle Solaris OS.

To install Server JRE on Oracle Solaris:
  1. Download the bundle:
    • Download File: serverjre-9.minor.security.patch_solaris-sparcv9_bin.tar.gz

    • Architecture: 64-bit SPARC

    • Who Can Install: Anyone

    Before a file can be downloaded, you must accept the license agreement. The archive binary can be installed by anyone (not only root users) in any location that you can write to.

    The .tar.gz archive file (also called a tarball) is a file that can be simultaneously uncompressed and extracted in one step.

  2. Change the directory to the location where you want to install Server JRE 9, then move the .tar.gz archive binary to the current directory.
  3. Unpack the tarball and install the Server JRE on SPARC processor: % gzip -dc serverjre-9.minor.security.patch_solaris-sparcv9_bin.tar.gz | tar xf -

    The Server JRE is installed in a directory called jdk-9.minor.security.patch in the current directory.

  4. Delete the .tar.gz file if you want to save disk space.