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Unable to Attach Solaris 10 Zone to New Solaris 10 Server (Doc ID 1551775.1)

Last updated on JULY 22, 2018

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 10 5/08 U5 to 10 1/13 U11 [Release 10.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Customer is migrating a Solaris 10 zone from one server to a new server running Solaris 10.

Previous server's /etc/release:

                       Solaris 10 5/08 s10s_u5wos_10 SPARC
           Copyright 2008 Sun Microsystems, Inc.  All Rights Reserved.
                        Use is subject to license terms.
                             Assembled 24 March 2008

                Solaris 10 10/09 (Update 8) Patch Bundle applied.

New server's /etc/release:

                   Oracle Solaris 10 9/10 s10s_u9wos_14a SPARC
     Copyright (c) 2010, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
                            Assembled 11 August 2010

When trying to attach the zone to new server, get the following failure:

# zoneadm -z ZONENAME attach -U
zoneadm: zone 'ZONENAME': ERROR: attempt to downgrade package SUNWcsr, the source had patch 144401-08 which is not installed on this system


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