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Monthly Archives: March 2011

Quickly finding Solaris Recommended Updates and CPUs in a metalink world

If you don’t want to go to the trouble of building a query to find and locate the Recommended patch updates for Solaris 10 on MetaLink, this handy article has links to everything you would need and is a reasonable substitute for the Sunsolve patch portal homepage.

https://support.oracle.com/CSP/main/article?cmd=show&type=NOT&id=1289614.1

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Finding Sun System Firmware in a metalink world

Finding System Firmware has been a pain since sunsolve was retired.

However, the bigadmin firmware release history page still exists (in a way) and provides direct links to the firmware inside metalink.

Here is the link
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/systems/patches/firmware/firmware-140779.html