System Administration Guide: Oracle Solaris Containers-Resource Management and Oracle Solaris Zones

Using the zonecfg Command to Create an lx Branded Zone

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:

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.