Creating and Using Oracle® Solaris Zones

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Updated: May 2015

FSS Share Division in a Global or Non-Global Zone

FSS CPU shares for a zone are hierarchical. The shares for the global and non-global zones are set by the global administrator through the zone-wide resource control zone.cpu-shares. The project.cpu-shares resource control can then be defined for each project within that zone to further subdivide the shares set through the zone-wide control.

To assign zone shares by using the zonecfg command, see How to Set zone.cpu-shares in the Global Zone. For more information on project.cpu-shares, see Available Resource Controls in Administering Resource Management in Oracle Solaris 11.2 . Also see Using the Fair Share Scheduler on an Oracle Solaris System With Zones Installed for example procedures that show how to set shares on a temporary basis.