When checking the patch level of some of my Sun boxes I got a notice
of a message from Sun.
The text is below. Look like we are going to have to do something
different depending on how we are set up for updates.
It gives a command you can run to test your configuration.
Messages Of The Day
Message 1 of 1
Title: Attention all Sun Connection Hosted users
Description: Users of Sun Update Manager, smpatch, and Sun
terprise (UCE) are not affected
by this EOL announcement, but should continue to read on to determine
if their s
enabled for hosted management.
Sun Connection Hosted Customers: On March 1, 2008,
reach End of Service Life. You will still be able to receive updates
via Sun Up
smpatch and UCE. We suggest that you check your systems to ensure the
transport mechanism is disabled.
To see if your system has been enabled for hosted management, check
the value of
by using the following command:
/usr/lib/cc-ccr/bin/ccr -g cns.service.swupPortalMgmt.status
This command will return a value of "disabled", "enabled", or "". If
the value i
or "", thank you for checking, no further action is required. If
action by performing one of the following steps:
You can disable the transport mechanism from Update Manager to Sun
applying the patch 121081-08 (sparc) or 121082-08 (x86) which will
e on Feb.
29, 2008. If you want more control, you can also disconnect your
system from S
Connection Hosted and shutdown the associated daemons on your
system(s) via eith
er one of
these two options.
1) From the Hosted Management Portal
[Note: This option will not be available once Sun Connection Hosted
has been shu
a) Go to https://updates.sun.com/ and login to the Hosted management
b) Select the Systems tab
c) For each system listed, click the Edit System Settings icon
(second icon to
of the system name)
d) Scroll to the bottom of the Edit Your System Settings page and
click the Del
e) When asked for confirmation click Continue
This option will unregister your systems from the Portal and send a
job down to
telling it to disable the portal management functionality.
2) Disable Hosted Management functionality from the client
a) From a terminal window on the target client system, su to root
b) Execute the following command to shutdown the local Hosted daemons:
# /usr/lib/cc-cfw/framework/lib/cc-client-adm stop
c) Execute the following command to prevent the daemons from being
# /usr/lib/cc-cfw/framework/lib/cc-client-adm disable
Once complete, either option will disassociate your client system with
Sun Connection Hosted.
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