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System Administration Guide: Oracle Solaris Containers-Resource Management and Oracle Solaris Zones
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Part I Resource Management

1.  Introduction to Solaris 10 Resource Management

2.  Projects and Tasks (Overview)

3.  Administering Projects and Tasks

4.  Extended Accounting (Overview)

5.  Administering Extended Accounting (Tasks)

6.  Resource Controls (Overview)

7.  Administering Resource Controls (Tasks)

8.  Fair Share Scheduler (Overview)

9.  Administering the Fair Share Scheduler (Tasks)

10.  Physical Memory Control Using the Resource Capping Daemon (Overview)

11.  Administering the Resource Capping Daemon (Tasks)

12.  Resource Pools (Overview)

13.  Creating and Administering Resource Pools (Tasks)

14.  Resource Management Configuration Example

15.  Resource Control Functionality in the Solaris Management Console

Part II Zones

16.  Introduction to Solaris Zones

17.  Non-Global Zone Configuration (Overview)

What's New in This Chapter?

About Resources in Zones

Pre-Installation Configuration Process

Zone Components

Zone Name and Path

Zone Autoboot

Resource Pool Association

Solaris 10 8/07: dedicated-cpu Resource

Solaris 10 5/08: capped-cpu Resource

Scheduling Class in a Zone

Solaris 10 8/07: Physical Memory Control and the capped-memory Resource

Zone Network Interfaces

Shared-IP Non-Global Zones

Solaris 10 8/07: Exclusive-IP Non-Global Zones

Security Differences Between Shared-IP and Exclusive-IP Non-Global Zones

Using Shared-IP and Exclusive-IP Non-Global Zones at the Same Time

File Systems Mounted in Zones

Configured Devices in Zones

Host ID in Zones

Setting Zone-Wide Resource Controls

Solaris 10 11/06 and Later: Configurable Privileges

Including a Comment for a Zone

Using the zonecfg Command

zonecfg Modes

zonecfg Interactive Mode

zonecfg Command-File Mode

Zone Configuration Data

Resource and Property Types

Resource Type Properties

Tecla Command-Line Editing Library

18.  Planning and Configuring Non-Global Zones (Tasks)

19.  About Installing, Halting, Cloning, and Uninstalling Non-Global Zones (Overview)

20.  Installing, Booting, Halting, Uninstalling, and Cloning Non-Global Zones (Tasks)

21.  Non-Global Zone Login (Overview)

22.  Logging In to Non-Global Zones (Tasks)

23.  Moving and Migrating Non-Global Zones (Tasks)

24.  Solaris 10 9/10: Migrating a Physical Solaris System Into a Zone (Tasks)

25.  About Packages and Patches on a Solaris System With Zones Installed (Overview)

26.  Adding and Removing Packages and Patches on a Solaris System With Zones Installed (Tasks)

27.  Solaris Zones Administration (Overview)

28.  Solaris Zones Administration (Tasks)

29.  Upgrading a Solaris 10 System That Has Installed Non-Global Zones

30.  Troubleshooting Miscellaneous Solaris Zones Problems

Part III lx Branded Zones

31.  About Branded Zones and the Linux Branded Zone

32.  Planning the lx Branded Zone Configuration (Overview)

33.  Configuring the lx Branded Zone (Tasks)

34.  About Installing, Booting, Halting, Cloning, and Uninstalling lx Branded Zones (Overview)

35.  Installing, Booting, Halting, Uninstalling and Cloning lx Branded Zones (Tasks)

36.  Logging In to lx Branded Zones (Tasks)

37.  Moving and Migrating lx Branded Zones (Tasks)

38.  Administering and Running Applications in lx Branded Zones (Tasks)



What's New in This Chapter?

Solaris 10 6/06: Support for the ZFS file system, including the ability to add a dataset resource in a native non-global zone, has been added. See Resource Type Properties for more information.

Solaris 10 11/06: Support for configurable privileges has been added. See Solaris 10 11/06 and Later: Configurable Privileges.

Solaris 10 8/07: Support for the following features has been added to the zonecfg command:

Solaris 10 10/08: The defrouter property has been added to the net resource in the zonecfg utility for shared-IP non-global zones. You can set the default router for the network interface through this property.

For a complete listing of new Solaris 10 features and a description of Solaris releases, see Oracle Solaris 10 9/10 What’s New.