How To Install an IDR Pkg Using a p5p in Solaris 11

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Installing / applying an IDR Pkg(patch) Using a .p5p in Solaris 11.x

First we need to get the list of packages included in the p5p

Then install the patch / package

If the above steps is not working, then you might need to unset the soalris publisher and set the p5p s as your publisher, an example is below.

First unset the solaris repo

Then set the IDR .p5p as your publisher

Now you are ready to install / apply the IDR.

Note: Some times un-setting the Solaris repo is not necessary, then the below process will also work (especially if its not a solaris repo)

You might still need to Disable the publishers that are not reachable as package install may fail if any of the already added repositories are unreachable.

Adding a file-based repository on the Solaris system.

Then, install the required packages.

Once done, unset the temporarily publisher.

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