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pkg5 – Manages packages with the Solaris 11 Image Packaging System

Synopsis

  • IPS packages are the native packages in Solaris 11 and higher.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
accept_licenses
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Accept any licences.

aliases: accept, accept_licences
be_name
string
added in 2.8
Creates a new boot environment with the given name.
name
- / required
An FRMI of the package(s) to be installed/removed/updated.
Multiple packages may be specified, separated by ,.
refresh
boolean
added in 2.8
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
Refresh publishers before execution.
state
-
    Choices:
  • absent
  • latest
  • present ←
Whether to install (present, latest), or remove (absent) a package.

Examples

- name: Install Vim
  pkg5:
    name: editor/vim

- name: Install Vim without refreshing publishers
  pkg5:
    name: editor/vim
    refresh: no

- name: Remove finger daemon
  pkg5:
    name: service/network/finger
    state: absent

- name: Install several packages at once
  pkg5:
    name:
    - /file/gnu-findutils
    - /text/gnu-grep

Status

Authors

  • Peter Oliver (@mavit)

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