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Oracle Solaris 11.1 Downloads

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Download Download for SPARC - Text Install (678 MB)
Download Download for x86 - Text Install (585 MB)

See the First Steps with Oracle Solaris 11.1 Article for more details

All installation downloads are in ISO image format which can be burned to a CD/DVD, or used directly within Oracle VM Server or other virtualization software. Once you have downloaded an ISO image, you can verify it by checking against the relevant MD5 checksum. The Automated Installation download ISO can be used directly by the Automated Install service. Please refer to Product Documentation for further details.

Please read the release notes prior to installing it onto your system and minimum hardware requirements, and also the What's New in Oracle Solaris 11.1 guide and Frequently Asked Questions document.

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Oracle Solaris 11.1 Automated Installer

The Automated Installer provides a "hands-free" network installation for multiple client systems, allowing administrators the ability to create and manage customized installation profiles for different systems. Client systems must have network access to a local IPS repository or have direct internet access.

Download Download SPARC (379 MB)
Download Download x86 (310 MB)

See the Installing Oracle Solaris 11 Systems Guide for more details

Oracle Solaris 11.1 Live Media for x86

The Live Media provides administrators with an opportunity to explore the Oracle Solaris 11.1 environment without installing it on a system. The system boots off the media directly allowing administrators to start the installer should they choose to install it to a system.

Download Download x86 (966 MB)

See the First Steps with Oracle Solaris 11.1 Article for more details

Oracle Solaris 11.1 Repository Image

This Repository image provides the set of packages required for the first step in making an update directly from Oracle Solaris 11 11/11 to Oracle Solaris 11.1. It is to be used as part of a local repository to update systems which do not have direct internet access.

The repository image is provided in two parts that must be concatenated together. Please use the following command-line instructions to successfully create a full ISO image that can be burned to a dual-layer DVD or directly mounted using lofiadm.

user@hostname:~$ cat sol-11_1-repo-full.iso-a sol-11_1-repo-full.iso-b > sol-11_1-repo-full.iso

Download Download Part A SPARC, x86 (3.4 GB)
Download Download Part B SPARC, x86 (3.4 GB)

Oracle Solaris 11.1 Pre-Upgrade Repository Image

This Repository image provides an archive of updated software packages that are required to be installed prior to updating an unmaintained Oracle Solaris 11 11/11 system to Oracle Solaris 11.1. This image is only required for systems that don't have direct internet access to the Oracle packages repositories.

Download Download Oracle Solaris 11 Pre-Upgrade Repository Image SPARC, x86 (2.5 GB)

Note: The ISO image contains a README that describes the necessary two-step process to update to Oracle Solaris 11.1

USB Install Images for x86

USB images require the utility 'usbcopy' to copy the bootable ISO image to a USB flash drive. The required version of this utility is available on Oracle Solaris 11 by installing pkg:/install/distribution-constructor using the pkg(1) command-line or Package Manager utility.

Download Download Text Install (702 MB)
Download Download LiveUSB (1.1 GB)
Download Download Automated Install (372 MB)

Note: The version of usbcopy in Oracle Solaris 11 11/11 will fail since it is not aware of the new GRUB2 boot loader.


Oracle Solaris 11 Virtual Machine Downloads

A variety of virtual machine images are available for Oracle Solaris 11, for both SPARC and x86 architectures. See Oracle Solaris 11 VM Downloads for more details.

For Oracle Solaris Studio downloads, go here.

Oracle Solaris 11 Preflight Application Checker

The Oracle Solaris Preflight Application Checker is a tool which enables you to determine the Oracle Solaris 11 readiness of an application by analyzing a working application on Oracle Solaris 10. A successful check with this tool will be a strong indicator that an ISV may run a given application without modifications on Oracle Solaris 11.

Download Download for SPARC (149 MB)
Download Download for x86 (215 MB)

See the Oracle Solaris 11 Preflight Application Checker page for more details

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