Before You Begin
Ensure that your role has the appropriate rights profiles to perform this procedure. See Using Rights Profiles to Administer Boot Features.
$ init 0
ok boot -L
Based on your selected entry, a command instruction is provided.
ok boot -Z rpool/ROOT/boot-environment
In the example, s11.3_backup2 is selected to be the alternate boot environment for booting. The corresponding command is then provided. After you type the command at the ok prompt, the system is booted from the selected BE and displays the login prompt.
The screen output is truncated to show only relevant parts in bold.
$ init 0 . ok boot -L . . 1 Oracle Solaris 11.3 SPARC 2 s11.3_backup 3 s11.3_backup2 Select environment to boot: [ 1 - 3 ]: 3 To boot the selected entry, invoke: boot [<root-device>] -Z rpool/ROOT/s11.3_backup2 ok boot -Z rpool/ROOT/s11.3_backup2 . system-28 console login: