How to create a differential flash archive?

Posted on 2009-04-22
Last Modified: 2013-12-27
I had created a flash archive of server1 at nfsserver:/export/S10install.flar
Then I installed client1 using nfsserver:/export/S10install.flar

Now I have updated/upgraded/patched server1 and would like to create a differential flash archive.
so that I can install it on all other client including 'client1'. How Can I achieve it?
#This is the way I am trying.. on server1

mount -F nfs nfsserver:/export /a

flar create -n s10update -A /a/S10install.flar -x /a /a/s10update.flar

#Am I doing it right ?

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Question by:beer9
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    look for "planning to create  the solaris flash differential archive for an update
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    syntax for flar

    # flarcreate -n archive_name -A unchanged_master_image_dir  options path/filename

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    Thanks joules17 :-)

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