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How to Create and Update a Solaris 11 Local Repository Server (Doc ID 1928542.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 25, 2018

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 11.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

This document provides information about the new script install-repo.ksh and shows the differences to earlier Solaris 11 releases

Note:
the version of the install-repo.ksh changed from Solaris 11.3 SRU 16 on.
The install-repo.ksh versions are not upward/downward compatible.
It is recommended to download the correct version if install-repo.ksh from patch labelled "Installation Guide" near the Repository patch in table of MOS document
Oracle Solaris 11.3 Support Repository Updates (SRU) Index <Document 2045311.1>

 

Solution

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In this Document
Goal
Solution
 Basic info: Where to find S11 update images
 Simple Procedure to Create a Local Repository from ZIP files
 Set up a depot server to enable other systems allow update via HTTP
 Installing a local repository from pkg.oracle.com
 Generic Info to Setup a Local Repository Using install-repo.ksh
 Download locations for Solaris 11.2_GA or 11.3_GA
 Excerpt from Install_guide for Solaris 11.2.2.5.0 SRU  ( 11.2 SRU2.5.0 )
 SMF mirror service  svc:/application/pkg/mirror:default is available to update a local repository by cronjob
 ensure to set locale to 'C'
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