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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


General Zones Concepts

For additional information not in this guide, also refer to the System Administration Guide: Oracle Solaris Containers-Resource Management and Oracle Solaris Zones. That book provides a complete overview of Solaris Zones and branded zones.

You should be familiar with the following zones and resource management concepts, which are discussed in the guide: