How to Upgrade Sun Ray 4.x to 5.x


Let’s start from here:

bash-3.2# cd /Desktop
bash-3.2# unzip SUN\ RAY\ OPERATING\ SOFTWARE\
bash-3.2# unzip Sunray\

NOTE: If you are upgrading then stop Sun Ray Software services before proceeding

bash-3.2# /opt/SUNWut/sbin/utstop

a.   Install Sun Ray Operating Software First
bash-3.2# cd /Desktop/sros_11.0.2.0
bash-3.2# ./utfwinstall

b.   Installing JDS_Integrator

bash-3.2# pkgadd -d /Desktop/srs_5.3.0.0-SunOS.i386/Supplemental/JDS_Integrator/Solaris_10+/i386/Packages SUNWuttscwrap

c.    Verify installed java version, if its 1.6.x then go ahead with Sun Ray Upgrade , else extract latest java from Supplemental directory and copy extracted contents into /usr/java directory. I have java version 1.6.0_26 so I don’t need to install java.

bash-3.2# java -version
java version "1.6.0_26"

bash-3.2# /Desktop/srs_5.3.0.0-SunOS.i386/utinstall

d.   After successful upgrade reboot your Sun Ray Server

bash-3.2# init 6
updating /platform/i86pc/boot_archives

e.    Once reboot completed, test your upgraded Sun Ray server and proceed to upgrade other Sun Ray servers by applying same procedure as stated above.

Have you noticed easy and effortless upgrade process of Sun Ray from 4.x to 5.x?

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