Removing a Patch on a System with Zones Installed
You can use the patchrm system utility described in the patchrm(1M) man page to
perform the following task:
How to Remove a Patch From the Global Zone and All Non-Global Zones
You must be the global administrator in the global zone to perform
- Become superuser, or assume the Primary Administrator role.
To create the role and assign the role to a user, see
Using the Solaris Management Tools With RBAC (Task Map) in System Administration Guide: Basic Administration.
- Execute the patchrm command followed by the patch ID.
global# patchrm patch_id
How to Remove a Patch From a Specified Non-Global Zone Only
To remove a patch from a specified non-global zone only, the SUNW_PKG_ALLZONES
package parameter for all packages in the patch set must be set to
You must be the zone administrator in the non-global zone to perform this
- Log in to the non-global zone as the zone administrator.
- While in the non-global zone, my-zone in this procedure, execute the patchrm
command followed by the patch ID.
my-zone# patchrm patch_id