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Managing Boot Environments With Oracle Solaris 11 Express     Oracle Solaris 11 Express 11/10
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1.  Introduction to Boot Environments

Why Use Multiple Boot Environments?

Package Manager and Update Manager GUIs

Features of beadm Utility

beadm Utility Requirements

Limitations in Current Release

2.  Using beadm Utility (Tasks)

3.  beadm Zones Support

4.  Appendix: beadm Reference

beadm Utility Requirements

For the Oracle Solaris 11 Express release, in order to use the beadm utility to manage your boot environments, your system must meet the following requirements.

Table 1-1 System Requirements

Oracle Solaris operating system
Install the Oracle Solaris release on your system. For instructions, see Chapter 3, Installing Oracle Solaris 11 Express, in Getting Started With Oracle Solaris 11 Express . For instructions about upgrading an OpenSolaris operating system to the Oracle Solaris 11 Express release, see Oracle Solaris 11 Express Release Notes .
ZFS file systems
The beadm utility is designed for ZFS file systems.