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Creating and Using Oracle® Solaris 10 Zones

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Updated: October 2017

General Zones Concepts

    You should be familiar with the following resource management and zones concepts, which are discussed in Administering Resource Management in Oracle Solaris 11.3 and in Creating and Using Oracle Solaris Zones.

  • zonep2vchk tool

  • Supported and unsupported features

  • Resource controls that enable the administrator to control how applications use available system resources

  • Commands used to configure, install, and administer zones, primarily zonecfg, zoneadm, and zlogin

  • zonecfg resources and property types

  • The global zone and the non-global zone

  • The whole-root non-global zone model

  • Authorizations granted through the zonecfg utility

  • The global administrator and the zone administrator

  • The zone state model

  • The zone isolation characteristics

  • Privileges

  • Networking

  • Using the anet resource to configure IPoIB

  • Zone shared-IP and exclusive-IP types

  • The use of resource management features, such as resource pools, with zones

  • The fair share scheduler (FSS), a scheduling class that enables you to allocate CPU time based on shares

  • The resource capping daemon (rcapd), which can be used from the global zone to control resident set size (RSS) usage of branded zones