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Managing Network Virtualization and Network Resources in Oracle® Solaris 11.3

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Updated: April 2018

Mandatory Packages for an EVS Controller

You must use only one controller to manage all the elastic virtual switches in a data center or multitenant cloud environment. You must install the pkg:/service/network/evs package and the pkg:/system/management/rad/module/rad-evs-controller package on the system that acts as an EVS controller.

Use the following commands to install the packages:

# pkg install evs
# pkg install rad-evs-controller

After you install the rad-evs-controller package, you need to restart the rad:local service to load the EVS controller by using the following command:

# svcadm restart rad:local