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System Administration Guide: Oracle Solaris Containers-Resource Management and Oracle Solaris Zones     Oracle Solaris 10 1/13 Information Library
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Part I Resource Management

1.  Introduction to Solaris 10 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

15.  Resource Control Functionality in the Solaris Management Console

Part II Zones

16.  Introduction to Solaris Zones

17.  Non-Global Zone Configuration (Overview)

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

19.  About Installing, Halting, Cloning, and Uninstalling Non-Global Zones (Overview)

20.  Installing, Booting, Halting, Uninstalling, and Cloning Non-Global Zones (Tasks)

21.  Non-Global Zone Login (Overview)

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

23.  Moving and Migrating Non-Global Zones (Tasks)

24.  Oracle Solaris 10 9/10: Migrating a Physical Oracle Solaris System Into a Zone (Tasks)

25.  About Packages and Patches on an Oracle Solaris System With Zones Installed (Overview)

26.  Adding and Removing Packages and Patches on an Oracle Solaris System With Zones Installed (Tasks)

27.  Oracle Solaris Zones Administration (Overview)

28.  Oracle Solaris Zones Administration (Tasks)

29.  Upgrading an Oracle Solaris 10 System That Has Installed Non-Global Zones

30.  Troubleshooting Miscellaneous Oracle Solaris Zones Problems

Part III lx Branded Zones

31.  About Branded Zones and the Linux Branded Zone

32.  Planning the lx Branded Zone Configuration (Overview)

33.  Configuring the lx Branded Zone (Tasks)

34.  About Installing, Booting, Halting, Cloning, and Uninstalling lx Branded Zones (Overview)

35.  Installing, Booting, Halting, Uninstalling and Cloning lx Branded Zones (Tasks)

lx Branded Zone Installation (Task Map)

Installing and Booting lx Branded Zones

How to Obtain the Linux Archives

How to Install an lx Branded Zone

How to Install a Subset of the Packages

How to Enable Networking in an lx Branded Zone

How to Obtain the UUID of an Installed Branded Zone

How to Mark an Installed lx Branded Zone Incomplete

(Optional) Placing an Installed lxBranded Zone in the Ready State

How to Boot an lx Branded Zone

How to Boot an lx Branded Zone in Single-User Mode

Where to Go From Here

Halting, Rebooting, Uninstalling, Cloning, and Deleting lx Branded Zones (Task Map)

Halting, Rebooting, and Uninstalling lx Branded Zones

How to Halt an lx Branded Zone

How to Reboot an lx Branded Zone

How to Uninstall a Branded Zone

Cloning an lx Branded Zone on the Same System

How to Clone an lx Branded Zone

How to Clone a Zone from an Existing Snapshot

How to Use Copy Instead of ZFS Clone

Deleting an lx Branded Zone From the System

How to Remove an lx Branded Zone

36.  Logging In to lx Branded Zones (Tasks)

37.  Moving and Migrating lx Branded Zones (Tasks)

38.  Administering and Running Applications in lx Branded Zones (Tasks)



lx Branded Zone Installation (Task Map)

For Instructions
Obtain the Linux achives.
Before you can install the lx branded zone, you must first obtain the Linux archives.
Install a configured lx branded zone.
Install a zone that is in the configured state.
(Optional) Install a subset of the available packages.
When installing from CD or ISO images, you can install a subset of the packages on the install media.
(Optional) Enable networking in the zone.
Networking is disabled by default and must be enabled if you want this functionality.
Obtain the universally unique identifier (UUID) for the zone.
This separate identifier, assigned when the zone is installed, is an alternate way to identify a zone.
(Optional) Transition an installed zone to the ready state.
You can skip this procedure if you want to boot the zone and use it immediately.
Boot an lx branded zone.
Booting a zone places the zone in the running state. A zone can be booted from the ready state or from the installed state.
Boot a zone in single-user mode.
Boots only to milestone svc:/milestone/single-user:default. This milestone is equivalent to init level s. See the init(1M) and svc.startd(1M) man pages.