System Administration Guide: Virtualization Using the Solaris Operating System

ProcedureHow to Set zone.cpu-shares in the Global Zone

This procedure is used to persistently set shares in the global zone.

You must be the global administrator in the global zone to perform this procedure.

  1. Become superuser, or assume the Primary Administrator role.

    To create the role and assign the role to a user, see Using the Solaris Management Tools With RBAC (Task Map) in System Administration Guide: Basic Administration.

  2. Use the zonecfg command .

    # zonecfg -z global
  3. Set five shares for the global zone.

    zonecfg:global> set cpu-shares=5
  4. Exit zonecfg.

    zonecfg:global> exit