The install_type keyword is required in every profile. For a UFS installation, Several options are available. The only option available for a ZFS installation is the initial_install keyword. This option installs a new Solaris OS on a system. The profile syntax is the following:
The following UFS options are not available for a ZFS installation.
upgrade - You must use Solaris Live Upgrade to upgrade ZFS root pool. See Chapter 11, Solaris Live Upgrade and ZFS (Overview), in Solaris 10 10/08 Installation Guide: Solaris Live Upgrade and Upgrade Planning.
flash_install - A Solaris Flash archive cannot be installed.
flash_update - A Solaris Flash archive cannot be installed.