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System Administration Guide: Oracle Solaris 8 Containers     Oracle Solaris Legacy Containers
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1.  Introduction to Solaris 8 Containers

About Branded Zones

Components Defined by the Brand

Processes Running in a Branded Zone

General Zones Characteristics

General Zones Concepts

About Oracle Solaris 8 Branded Zones

Oracle Solaris 10 Features Available to Zones


General Non-Global Zone Limitations

Limitations Specific to solaris8 Branded Zones

Using ZFS

Adding Components

Ability to Directly Migrate Installed Systems Into Zones

2.  Obtaining and Installing the Software

3.  Assessing a Solaris 8 System and Creating an Archive

4.  Configuring a solaris8 Zone

5.  Installing the solaris8 Zone

6.  Booting a Zone and Zone Migration

7.  About Zone Login and Post-Installation Configuration

8.  Troubleshooting Miscellaneous Solaris 8 Branded Zones Problems

A.  solaris8(5) Man Page


Ability to Directly Migrate Installed Systems Into Zones

An existing Solaris 8 system can be directly migrated into a solaris8 branded zone. It is best if the system is running the Solaris 8 2/04 release. For more information, see Creating the Image for Directly Migrating Solaris 8 Systems Into Zones.

Figure 1-1 Solaris 8 System Migrated Into a solaris8 Zone

image:Illustration shows a Solaris 8 physical system being migrated into a solaris8 container.