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Solaris™ 8 Advanced System Administrator's Guide, Third Edition by Janice Winsor

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Patch Distribution

All Sun customers can access security patches and other recommended patches from the World Wide Web. Sun customers who have purchased a service contract can access an extended set of patches and a complete database of patch information. This information is available on the World Wide Web and is regularly distributed on a CD-ROM. Table 75 summarizes customer access to patch information.

Table 75. Customer Access to Patch Information
StatusPatch Access
Sun Service customer The SunSolve database provides access to all patch information. Public patches are available from the Web or by anonymous ftp.
Not a Sun Service customer Customers can access a limited set of security patches and other recommended patches from the Web or by anonymous ...

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