With DAP the reboot is deferred until all patching is completed unlike non-DAP kernel patches which forced reboot before other patches can be applied.
Sun have decided to terminate (end-of-support) Patch Manager 2.0 support. You are now recommended to use Sun Update Manager instead.
Explanation of the Solaris 11 fine grained versioning schema for SRUs and updates
EMC have announced that all new NetWorker Cumulative releases (hotfixes) will no longer be available on the usual FTP site.
Y2000 Compliance requires patched version 3.2.5 or later. The patched versions are down-loadable free of charge from the following ftp sites.
The Fast Reboot feature implements an in-kernel boot loader that loads the kernel into memory and then switches to that kernel
This is a simple article providing a quick procedure to remove NIS completely from a Master Server, Slave Server, and NIS clients.
Cumulative hotfixes are periodically issued. They combine various individual hotfixes that might have an impact on customer production environments
Patches are identified by unique alphanumeric strings. The patch base code, then a hyphen, and then a number that represents the patch revision number
Maintaining a copy of the Solaris distribution is a good way to ensure all your systems have access to updates and software packages.
Solaris 8 and 9 Extended (a.k.a Vintage) Support finished at the end of Oct 2014.
Several legacy EMC NetWorker application modules go End-of-Sale on June 30, 2011 and will no longer be available for purchase.
EMC today released of Avamar 7.1 SP1. This refresh is a maintenance release with critical fixes for previously reported issues
Every sysadmin that has upgraded or patched a system running multiples zones will tell it, the upgrade was an undefinably long process.
Not only does PCA generate a list of patches and downloads them, it also resolves dependencies between patches and installs them in the correct order