You can use the command-line utility archiveadm to create an archive. The archiveadm utility enables you to perform the following tasks:
Create an archive to be used for system recovery or system cloning. See Creating a Unified Archive for more information.
Create bootable media from an archive to enable archive deployment. See How to Deploy a System From a Unified Archive Using Bootable Media for more information.
Retrieve information related to an existing archive, such as archive creation time, architecture, and system content. See Viewing Unified Archive Information for more information.
For detailed procedures, see Chapter 2, Working With Unified Archives.