Removing a Package From a Solaris System With Zones Installed
You can use the pkgrm system utility described in the pkgrm(1M) man page to
perform the following tasks:
The SUNW_PKG_ALLZONES and SUNW_PKG_HOLLOW package parameter settings must match the correct value, either
true or false, to remove packages. Otherwise, the desired result will not be
achieved. For more information about the effect of these package parameter settings, see
About Packages and Zones. For more information about how to check these package parameter settings, see Checking Package Parameter Settings on a System with Zones Installed.
How to Remove a Package 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.
- While in the global zone, run the pkgrm command followed by the
global# pkgrm package_name
How to Remove a Package From a Specified Non-Global Zone Only
To remove a package from a specified non-global zone only, the SUNW_PKG_ALLZONES
package parameter must be set to false.
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, run the pkgrm
command followed by the package name.
my-zone# pkgrm package_name