The zonecfg command, which is described in the zonecfg(1M) man page, is used to configure a zone. This command can also be used to persistently specify the resource management settings for the global zone.
The zonecfg command can be used in interactive mode, in command-line mode, or in command-file mode. The following operations can be performed using this command:
Create or delete (destroy) a zone configuration
Add resources to a particular configuration
Set properties for resources added to a configuration
Remove resources from a particular configuration
Query or verify a configuration
Commit to a configuration
Revert to a previous configuration
Rename a zone
Exit from a zonecfg session
The zonecfg prompt is of the following form:
When you are configuring a specific resource type, such as a file system, that resource type is also included in the prompt:
For more information, including procedures that show how to use the various zonecfg components described in this chapter, see How to Configure the lx Branded Zone.