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Oracle Solaris Administration: Oracle Solaris Zones, Oracle Solaris 10 Zones, and Resource Management     Oracle Solaris 11 Information Library
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Part I Oracle Solaris Resource Management

1.  Introduction to Resource Management

2.  Projects and Tasks (Overview)

3.  Administering Projects and Tasks

4.  Extended Accounting (Overview)

5.  Administering Extended Accounting (Tasks)

6.  Resource Controls (Overview)

7.  Administering Resource Controls (Tasks)

8.  Fair Share Scheduler (Overview)

9.  Administering the Fair Share Scheduler (Tasks)

10.  Physical Memory Control Using the Resource Capping Daemon (Overview)

11.  Administering the Resource Capping Daemon (Tasks)

12.  Resource Pools (Overview)

13.  Creating and Administering Resource Pools (Tasks)

14.  Resource Management Configuration Example

Part II Oracle Solaris Zones

15.  Introduction to Oracle Solaris Zones

16.  Non-Global Zone Configuration (Overview)

17.  Planning and Configuring Non-Global Zones (Tasks)

18.  About Installing, Shutting Down, Halting, Uninstalling, and Cloning Non-Global Zones (Overview)

19.  Installing, Booting, Shutting Down, Halting, Uninstalling, and Cloning Non-Global Zones (Tasks)

20.  Non-Global Zone Login (Overview)

21.  Logging In to Non-Global Zones (Tasks)

22.  About Zone Migrations and the zonep2vchk Tool

23.  Migrating Oracle Solaris Systems and Migrating Non-Global Zones (Tasks)

24.  About Automatic Installation and Packages on an Oracle Solaris 11 System With Zones Installed

25.  Oracle Solaris Zones Administration (Overview)

26.  Administering Oracle Solaris Zones (Tasks)

27.  Configuring and Administering Immutable Zones

28.  Troubleshooting Miscellaneous Oracle Solaris Zones Problems

Exclusive-IP Zone Is Using Device, so dladm reset-linkprop Fails

Incorrect Privilege Set Specified in Zone Configuration

Zone Administrator Mounting Over File Systems Populated by the Global Zone

netmasks Warning Displayed When Booting Zone

Zone Does Not Halt

Part III Oracle Solaris 10 Zones

29.  Introduction to Oracle Solaris 10 Zones

30.  Assessing an Oracle Solaris 10 System and Creating an Archive

31.  (Optional) Migrating an Oracle Solaris 10 native Non-Global Zone Into an Oracle Solaris 10 Zone

32.  Configuring the solaris10 Branded Zone

33.  Installing the solaris10 Branded Zone

34.  Booting a Zone, Logging in, and Zone Migration



netmasks Warning Displayed When Booting Zone

If you see the following message when you boot the zone as described in How to Boot a Zone:

# zoneadm -z my-zone boot
zoneadm: zone 'my-zone': WARNING: hme0:1: no matching subnet
    found in netmasks(4) for; using default of

The message is only a warning, and the command has succeeded. The message indicates that the system was unable to find the netmask to be used for the IP address specified in the zone's configuration.

To stop the warning from displaying on subsequent reboots, ensure that the correct netmasks databases are listed in the /etc/nsswitch.conf file in the global zone and that at least one of these databases contains the subnet and netmasks to be used for the zone my-zone.

For example, if the /etc/inet/netmasks file and the local NIS database are used for resolving netmasks in the global zone, the appropriate entry in /etc/nsswitch.conf is as follows:

netmasks: files nis

The subnet and corresponding netmask information for the zone my-zone can then be added to /etc/inet/netmasks for subsequent use.

For more information about the netmasks command, see the netmasks(4) man page.