Updating All Packages (Upgrading Your System)
Choose one of the following methods to upgrade all the packages on
your system to the latest available version.
Note - Upgrading all packages on your system is equivalent to updating your system. A
new boot environment with the latest packages and a clone of the current
boot environment are created. For more information, see the section on Introduction to Boot Environments.
Package Manager – Click the Update All icon in the Package Manager to update all packages on your system. This constitutes a system upgrade. See the Online Help in the Package Manager to learn more about the Update All process.
Update Manager – The Update Manager is a desktop application that enables users to update all installed packages in an image. The Update Manager notifies the user when updates to the installed packages are available.
Command Line – Use the following command to update all packages:
$ pfexec pkg image-update
See How to Update an Image (Update All Installed Packages) for additional information.