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

Last updated on MARCH 07, 2024

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 11.1 and later
Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)


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

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>
Oracle Solaris 11.4 Support Repository Updates (SRU) Index <Document 2433412.1>



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In this Document
 Basic info: Where to find S11 update images
 Simple Procedure to Create a Local Repository from ZIP files
 How to set up a depot server to enable other systems allow update via HTTP
 Installing a local repository from
 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 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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