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Resource Types and Global Properties That Support Live Zone Reconfiguration

Live Zone Reconfiguration Support or Restriction

The following table compares Live Zone Reconfiguration support for resource types and global properties in non-global zones and in kernel zones.

Changes can be made either on a temporary or on a persistent basis. Temporary changes are active until the next reboot. You do not need to reboot for changes to be applied to the persistent configuration.

Table 4  Live Zone Reconfiguration Support or Restriction for Resource Types and Global Properties
Resource Type or Global Property
Native Zone Support
Kernel Zone Support
admin Resource Type
Persistent only
Persistent only
anet Resource Type
Yes, with exceptions.
No support for the following:
  • anet:allowed-addresses

  • anet:configure-allowed-addresses

  • anet:defrouter

  • anet:evs

  • anet:vport

Yes, with exceptions.
No support for the following:
  • anet:allowed-addresses

  • anet:configure-allowed-addresses

  • anet:defrouter

  • anet:evs

  • anet:vport

attr Resource Type
Persistent only
Persistent only
autoboot Global Property
Persistent only
Persistent only
autoshutdown Global Property
Persistent only
Persistent only
brand
No
No
bootargs Global Property
Persistent only
Persistent only
capped-cpu Resource Type
Yes
No
capped-memory Resource Type
Yes
No
cpu-arch Global Property
No
No
cpu-shares
Yes
No
dataset
Resource Type
Yes
N/A
dedicated-cpu Resource Type
Yes
No
device
Yes
Yes
file-mac-profile Global Property
No
No
fs Resource Type
Yes
N/A
fs-allowed Global Property
No
No
global-time Global Property
No
No
ib-vhca Resource Type
No
Yes, including ib-vhca:port
limitpriv Global Property
No
No
net
Resource Type
Yes with exceptions
No support for the following:
  • net:allowed-addresses

  • net:configure-allowed-addresses

  • net:defrouter

Yes with exceptions
No support for the following:
  • net:allowed-addresses

  • net:configure-allowed-addresses

  • net:defrouter

npiv Resource Type
No
No
pool Global Property
Yes
No
scheduling-class Global Property
Yes
No
tenant
No
No
virtual-cpu Resource Type
N/A
Yes
zonename Global Property
No
No
zonepath Global Property
No
No
zone-wide resource controls
Yes
No
zpool Resource Type
No
No

For more information about using Live Zone Reconfiguration, see Using Live Zone Reconfiguration of Non-Global Zones in Creating and Using Oracle Solaris Zones. Also see the solaris(7) and solaris-kz(7) man pages.