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Transitioning From Oracle Solaris 10 to Oracle Solaris 11     Oracle Solaris 11 Information Library
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1.  Transitioning From Oracle Solaris 10 to Oracle Solaris 11 (Overview)

2.  Transitioning to an Oracle Solaris 11 Installation Method

3.  Managing Devices

4.  Managing Storage Features

5.  Managing File Systems

Oracle Solaris 11 File System Changes

Root File System Requirements and Changes

Managing ZFS File System Changes

Displaying ZFS File System Information

Resolving ZFS File System Space Reporting Issues

Resolving ZFS Storage Pool Space Reporting Issues

Making ZFS File Systems Available

ZFS File System Sharing Changes

Legacy ZFS Sharing Syntax

ZFS Sharing Migration/Transition Issues

ZFS Data Deduplication Requirements

Considering ZFS Backup Features

Migrating File System Data to ZFS File Systems

Recommended Data Migration Practices

Migrating Data With ZFS Shadow Migration

Migrating UFS Data to a ZFS File System (ufsdump and ufsrestore)

6.  Managing Software

7.  Managing Network Configuration

8.  Managing System Configuration

9.  Managing Security

10.  Managing Oracle Solaris Releases in a Virtual Environment

11.  User Account Management and User Environment Changes

12.  Using Oracle Solaris Desktop Features

A.  Transitioning From Previous Oracle Solaris 11 Releases to Oracle Solaris 11

Oracle Solaris 11 File System Changes

The file systems that are available in the Oracle Solaris 11 release are very similar to the Oracle Solaris 10 file systems.

The general file system differences are as follows:

Root File System Requirements and Changes

The root file system hierarchy is mostly identical to systems running Solaris 10 that have a ZFS root file system. A ZFS root pool contains a ZFS file system with separate directories of system-related components, such as etc, usr, and var, that must be available for the system to function correctly.