Solaris Container Manager 1.1 Release Notes


SolarisTM Container Manager 1.1 is an add-on software product to the SunTM Management Center 3.5 Update 1b release and is used for resource allocation and management. Solaris Container Manager 1.1 Release Notes contains runtime issues and bugs that were not available until immediately before the release of the Solaris Container Manager 1.1 software. These release notes are in printed form only.

Note –

The Solaris Container Manager 1.1 software runs on both the SPARC® and x86 platforms. The information is this document pertains to both platforms unless otherwise specified in a special chapter, section, note, bulleted item, figure, table, or example.

Who Should Use This Book

These notes are for users and system administrators who install and use the Solaris Container Manager 1.1 software.

Related Books

For information about installing or using Solaris Container Manager 1.1, see Installing and Administering Solaris Container Manager 1.1. You can also obtain help from the application by clicking the Help button in the upper-right corner of any window.

Using UNIX Commands

These notes do not contain information about basic UNIX® commands and procedures, such as shutting down the system, booting the system, or configuring devices.

See one or more of the following sources for this information:

Documentation, Support, and Training

Information about related Solaris Container Manager 1.1 topics is available in the documentation that is listed in the following table.

Sun Function 




Download PDF and HTML documents, and order printed documents. 

Support and Training

Obtain technical support, download patches, and learn about Sun courses. 

Typographic Conventions

The following table describes the typographic changes that are used in this book.

Table P–1 Typographic Conventions

Typeface or Symbol 




The names of commands, files, and directories, and onscreen computer output 

Edit your .login file.

Use ls -a to list all files.

machine_name% you have mail.


What you type, contrasted with onscreen computer output 

machine_name% su



Command-line placeholder: replace with a real name or value 

The command to remove a file is rm filename.


Book titles, new terms, and terms to be emphasized 

Read Chapter 6 in the User's Guide.

Perform a patch analysis.

Do not save the file.

[Note that some emphasized items appear bold online.] 

Shell Prompts in Command Examples

The following table shows the default system prompt and superuser prompt for the C shell, Bourne shell, and Korn shell.

Table P–2 Shell Prompts



C shell prompt 


C shell superuser prompt 


Bourne shell and Korn shell prompt 


Bourne shell and Korn shell superuser prompt