Java upgrade on Solaris

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i have one server running sun solaris V10
uname -a

SunOS (hostname) 5.10 Generic_147441-09 i86pc i386 i86pc

installed version is 5, but for my application requirment i want to upgrade to 6.
java -version
java version "1.5.0_32"
Java(TM) 2 Runtime Environment, Standard Edition (build 1.5.0_32-b05)
Java HotSpot(TM) Server VM (build 1.5.0_32-b05, mixed mode)

could anyone please help step by step on upgrade.....

thanks in advance.
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Commented:
This procedure is for Solaris Sparc, yours is Solaris x86? The steps are similar:

# which java
/usr/bin/java

# cd /usr/bin
# ls -al

lrwxrwxrwx   1 root     other          7 Sep 30  2004 java -> java5
drwxr-xr-x   7 root     bin          512 Sep 24  2004 java5
......

Note new Java version script has loaded under the /usr directory (shown in bold) . To install the new version it is just necessary to run the script and update the relevant symlinks, i.e.


      Install new Java and update the Java symlinks:-

# cd /usr/bin
# ./java6.sh

# rm /usr/java
# ln -s /usr/bin/java /usr/java6

$ which java
/usr/bin/java
$ java -version

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Commented:
not working for me...

i have downloaded jre-7u4-solaris-i586.tar.gz...
try to gunzip and file become jre-7u4-solaris-i586.tar..

REFER TO
http://java.com/en/download/help/solaris_x64_install.xml

Commented:
You need to un-tar it with:
# tar xvf jre-7u4-solaris-i586.tar

then run the .sh file.

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