You can skip this procedure if you want to boot the zone and use it immediately. The transition through the ready state is performed automatically when you boot the zone.
You must be the global administrator or a user with appropriate authorizations in the global zone to perform this procedure.
For more information, see Using Your Assigned Administrative Rights in Securing Users and Processes in Oracle Solaris 11.2 .
global# zoneadm -z my-zone ready
global# zoneadm list -v
You will see a display that is similar to the following:
ID NAME STATUS PATH BRAND IP 0 global running / solaris shared 1 my-zone ready /zones/my-zone solaris excl
Note that the unique zone ID 1 has been assigned by the system.