Updating kernel patch
Once the key and certificate have been created, they are available to download from the home page and our label will show up under the Comments table column towards the bottom of the screen, as shown in Figure 3. Optional Step for Providing Additional Data for the Key and Certificate Pair Click the Submit button to go to a screen that provides the download links and lists some details about the certificate, including what product it applies to, when it was issued, and when it expires, as shown in Figure 4.Go ahead and download both the key and certificate. Downloading the Key and Certificate for Oracle Solaris 11 Supported Repository The key and certificate download page shown in Figure 4 also provides details about how to install the key and certificate pair and how to change your repository configuration to point to the Oracle Solaris 11 supported repository.IPS improves integration with Oracle Solaris Zones, allowing you to automatically update any non-global zones to ensure consistency across the system.An added benefit is individual software stacks for each non-global zone are independent of the global zone.Image Packaging System (IPS) takes much of the complexity out of software administration with its ability to automatically calculate dependencies, and it merges both the package and patch management into a single administrative interface.This article steps through updating an Oracle Solaris 11 system with software packages that are provided with an active Oracle support agreement.Using IPS, you can reliably install or replicate an exact set of software package versions across many different systems and get a much clearer understanding of any differences between the software versions installed on any given systems.
Once you have successfully logged in, you will see a list of entitlements for different IPS package repositories that you have access to.
All new Oracle Solaris 11 installations are configured to have a single default publisher, ).
You can install new software packages from here, search for package content, or mirror the contents of this repository locally if there are network restrictions in the data center or simply to get improved software change control across systems in your data center.
Since this repository is served through HTTPS, we must first check our entitlement from Oracle, and then download a key and certificate pair so that we can access the repository.
You can check repository entitlements, including whether they have access to the "support" repository, by opening up a Web browser and going to , as shown in Figure 1. Home Page for Oracle's IPS Package Repository Once there, you need to log in to the portal using your Oracle Single Sign On username and password; this is usually the e-mail address you would have used to access the My Oracle Support portal.
You can see what configuration a given system has using the ).