The Oracle Solaris Zones feature in the Oracle Solaris operating system provides an isolated environment in which to run applications on your system.
This chapter provides an overview of zones.
The chapter also covers the following general zones topics:
The next chapter explains zone configuration resources and properties.
If you are ready to start creating zones on your system, skip to Creating and Using Oracle Solaris Kernel Zones and Creating and Using Oracle Solaris Zones . If you are ready to migrate a system running Oracle Solaris 10, which can include any non-global native zones on that system, into zones on an Oracle Solaris 11 system, see Creating and using Oracle Solaris 10 Zones .