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Oracle Solaris Administration: Network Interfaces and Network Virtualization     Oracle Solaris 11 Information Library
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1.  Overview of the Networking Stack

Network Configuration in This Oracle Solaris Release

The Network Stack in Oracle Solaris

Network Devices and Datalink Names

Administration of Other Link Types

Part I Network Auto-Magic

2.  Introduction to NWAM

3.  NWAM Configuration and Administration (Overview)

4.  NWAM Profile Configuration (Tasks)

5.  NWAM Profile Administration (Tasks)

6.  About the NWAM Graphical User Interface

Part II Datalink and Interface Configuration

7.  Using Datalink and Interface Configuration Commands on Profiles

8.  Datalink Configuration and Administration

9.  Configuring an IP Interface

10.  Configuring Wireless Interface Communications on Oracle Solaris

11.  Administering Bridges

12.  Administering Link Aggregations

13.  Administering VLANs

14.  Introducing IPMP

15.  Administering IPMP

16.  Exchanging Network Connectivity Information With LLDP

Part III Network Virtualization and Resource Management

17.  Introducing Network Virtualization and Resource Control (Overview)

18.  Planning for Network Virtualization and Resource Control

Network Virtualization and Resource Control Task Map

Planning and Designing a Virtual Network

Basic Virtual Network on a Single System

Best Uses for the Basic Virtual Network

Private Virtual Network on a Single System

Best Uses for a Private Virtual Network

For More Information

Implementing Controls on Network Resources

Interface-based Resource Control for a Traditional Network

Best Use of Interface-based Resource Control on a Traditional Network

For More Information

Flow Control for the Virtual Network

How to Create a Usage Policy for Applications on a Virtual Network

How to Create a Service Level Agreement for the Virtual Network

19.  Configuring Virtual Networks (Tasks)

20.  Using Link Protection in Virtualized Environments

21.  Managing Network Resources

22.  Monitoring Network Traffic and Resource Usage



Chapter 18

Planning for Network Virtualization and Resource Control

This chapter contains information and example scenarios to help you evaluate and then design network virtualization and resource control solutions for your site. The chapter discusses the following scenarios:

Each scenario contains “best usage” suggestions that explain the types of networks that best benefit from the particular scenario.