iPlanet 6.5 on SunOS 5.9 ???

Posted on 2005-04-18
Last Modified: 2013-12-27
Hi Experts,

I need to install iPlanet Application Server Enterprise Edition 6.5 on SunOS 5.9. Is that possible ??? My hardware is SunFire V240 BOX.
Please advice !

Thanks !
Question by:Affno
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    Expert Comment

    Once had a testinstallation like this that did not have a problem. however no personal experience in production environment.

    Officially supported are only 2.6 and 8

    Why dont you go for IAS 8 ?
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    Author Comment

    Thanks neteducation !
    Can you pull me some installtion howtos please ?

    Thanks !
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    Assisted Solution

    dont have anything directly at hand but you may get something here:
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    Accepted Solution

    The release notes for 6.5 now show supporting Solaris 9, so yes should be fine with following dependencies-

    here's doc links:


    Your Solaris® system must meet the following requirements before you can install iPlanet Application Server:
    Sun® UltraSPARC® running Solaris 2.6, Solaris 8, or Solaris 9
    400 MB free hard disk space
    512 MB RAM
    One of the following Web Servers:

    iPlanet Web Server, Enterprise Edition, 4.1 SP7 or later
    iPlanet Web Server, Enterprise Edition 6.0, SP1, SP2 or 6.0.1
    Apache Web Server 1.3.19

    The following Web browser:

    Netscape Communicator 4.5 or later

    Solaris Patch Requirements

    iPlanet Application Server 6.5 bundles Solaris Production JDK 1.3.1_02 for SPARC. The following patches for JDK 1.3.1_02 must be applied on Solaris 2.6. These patches can be downloaded from the or .

    Note   You must restart your Solaris system after applying these patches.
    On Solaris 9, disregard the "patches not found" error message returned by the install script

    Hope this helps!

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