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Updating with the Solaris 11.4 Sparse Repository Image, Rather than the Full Support Repository Update (SRU) Image (Doc ID 2460452.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 01, 2019

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 11.4 to 11.4 [Release 11.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

This document explains how and when to use the Solaris 11.4 Sparse repository for system updates, and how to check for and handle potential errors.

Solution

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In this Document
Goal
Solution
 Updating with the Solaris 11.4 Sparse Repository Image, Rather than the Full Support Repository Update (SRU) Image
 When to use the sparse repository
 Adding the Sparse Support Repository to an existing Oracle Solaris 11.4 repository
 Error handing of incomplete repositories
 How to detect if a sparse repository is being used

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