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Creating and Using Oracle® Solaris 10 Zones

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Updated: October 2017

Configuring the Target Zone

The following must be installed on your Oracle Solaris 11 system: pkg:/system/zones/brand/brand-solaris10.

Create the new zone configuration on the target system by using the zonecfg command.

The zonecfg prompt is of the following form:


When you are configuring a specific resource type, such as a file system, that resource type is also included in the prompt:


Tip  -  If you know you will be using CDs or DVDs to install applications in a solaris10 branded zone, use add fs to add read-only access to CD or DVD media in the global zone when you initially configure the branded zone. A CD or DVD can then be used to install a product in the branded zone. See How to Add Access to CD or DVD Media in a Non-Global Zone in Creating and Using Oracle Solaris Zones for more information.