smpatch on Oracle Solaris 10 8/11 does not work out of the box due to a missing patch
Last updated on NOVEMBER 27, 2017
Applies to:Solaris Operating System - Version 10 8/11 U10 and later
Solaris x64/x86 Operating System - Version 10 8/11 U10 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
smpatch on Oracle Solaris 10 8/11 does not work out of the box.
# smpatch analyze Error: Unable to download document : "xml/motd.xml" Cannot connect to retrieve motd.xml: sun.security.validator.
Failure: Cannot connect to retrieve current3.zip: sun.security.validator.ValidatorException: PKIX path building failed: sun.security.provider.certpath.SunCertPathBuilderException: unable to find valid certification path to requested target
Check /etc/release which OS version you have:
Oracle Solaris 10 8/11 s10x_u10wos_17b X86 Copyright (c) 1983, 2011, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Assembled 23 August 2011
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