Patching With Solaris Live Upgrade: Process Flowchart

December 2009 (Updated January 2010)


This diagram provides steps for using Solaris Live Upgrade to patch a system. The steps include customizing the alternate boot environment (ABE), installing patches, and so on. Most of this information can also be found in the Solaris 10 10/09 Installation Guide: Solaris Live Upgrade and Upgrade Planning.

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Prepare the system for Live Upgrade Infodoc 206844 Create an alternate boot environment Check disk space availability - add storage if necessary Customize the Alternate Boot Environment Upgrade or update the ABE Download the required patches Activate the ABE Use luactivate to activate the ABE Fallback if necessary Maintain the ABE Review patch management strategies
LU Flowchart
Live Upgrade Process Flowchart - (Click elements for resources)
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