Lifecycle Management

 


Oracle Solaris 11 includes a complete and integrated set of technologies for managing the software lifecycle of the platform. With support for secure end-to-end provisioning with the Automated Installer, failsafe software update with the Image Packaging System and ZFS Boot Environments, rapid application deployment using Unified Archives, and a comprehensive compliance framework, Oracle Solaris 11 helps to increase productivity, reduce human error and greatly reduce IT costs.

 

Installation

 How-To Guide - Taking Your First Steps with Oracle Solaris 11
 How-To Guide - How to Get Started Customizing and Configuring Systems Using the Automated Installer in Oracle Solaris 11.1
 How-To Guide - How to Create an Automated Installer Manifest
 How-To Guide - How to Create a Customized Oracle Solaris 11 Image Using the Distribution Constructor
 How-To Guide - Basic Operations with the Automated Installer
 Screencast - Moving from JumpStart to Automated Installer and Oracle Solaris 11
 Cheat Sheet - Installation and Deployment Administration


Application Deployment

 How-To Guide - How to Ensure Secure, Compliant Application Deployment with Oracle Solaris 11
 Presentation - A Simple Deployment Example with Oracle Solaris 11


Software Management

 How-To GuideHow to Set Up a Repository Mirroring Service with the Oracle Solaris 11 Image Packaging Service New!
 How-To GuideBuilding and Deploying Nagios on Oracle Solaris 11 New!
 White Paper - Oracle Solaris System Software Management with Image Packaging System
 How-To Guide - Introducing the Basics of Image Packaging System (IPS) on Oracle Solaris 11
 How-To Guide - Advanced Administration with the Image Packaging System (IPS) on Oracle Solaris 11
 How-To Guide - Understanding Oracle Solaris 11 Package Versioning
 How-To Guide - How to Create and Publish Packages to an IPS Repository on Oracle Solaris 11
 How-To Guide - How to Update Oracle Solaris 11 Systems From Oracle Support Repositories
 How-To Guide - More Tips for Updating Your Oracle Solaris 11 System from the Oracle Support Repository
 How-To Guide - How to Create Multiple Internal Repositories for Oracle Solaris 11
 How-To Guide - Using the Image Packaging System to Control Server Configuration
 How-To Guide - How to Update Only Java on Your Oracle Solaris 11 System
 How-To Guide - How to Update to Oracle Solaris 11.1 Using the Image Packaging System
 How-To Guide - Basic Operations with the Image Packaging System
 Cheat Sheet - Image Packaging System One Liners
 Presentation - Dissecting pkg(5) manifests
 Screencast - Introducing the Image Packaging System
 Screencast - Updating a system with the Image Packaging System


Product Documentation

 Installing Oracle Solaris 11.2 Systems
 Updating to Oracle Solaris 11.2
 Adding and Updating Software in Oracle Solaris 11.2
 Creating and Administering Oracle Solaris 11.2 Boot Environments
 Copying and Creating Package Repositories in Oracle Solaris 11.2
 Transitioning from Oracle Solaris 10 Jumpstart to Oracle Solaris 11.2 Automated Installer
 Using Unified Archives for System Recovery and Cloning in Oracle Solaris 11.2
 Packaging and Delivering Software with the Image Packaging System in Oracle Solaris 11.2

Blogs

 Dave Miner
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 Tim Foster
 Gerry Haskins