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Trusted Extensions Configuration and Administration

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Updated: December 2017

How to Add an IP Instance to a Labeled Zone

This procedure is required if you use a shared IP stack and per zone addresses, and you plan to connect the labeled zones to labeled zones on other systems on the network.

In this procedure, you create an IP instance, that is, a per zone address, for one or more labeled zones. The labeled zones use their per-zone address to communicate with identically labeled zones on the network.

Before You Begin

You must be in the root role in the global zone.

The list of zones is displayed in the Labeled Zone Manager. To open this GUI, see How to Create Labeled Zones Interactively. The labeled zone that you are configuring must be halted.

  1. In the Labeled Zone Manager, double-click a labeled zone to which to add an IP instance.
  2. Double-click Configure Network Interfaces.

    A list of configuration options is displayed.

  3. Select Add an IP instance.
  4. If your system has more than one IP address, choose the entry with the desired interface.
  5. For this labeled zone, supply an IP address and a prefix count.

    For example, type If you do not append the prefix count, you are prompted for a netmask. The equivalent netmask for this example is

  6. Click OK.
  7. To add a default router, double-click the entry that you just added.

    At the prompt, type the IP address of the router, and click OK.

    Note - To remove or modify the default router, remove the entry, then create the IP instance again.
  8. Click Cancel to return to the zone command list.

Next Steps

To configure the system's external network, go to How to Connect a Trusted Extensions System to Other Trusted Extensions Systems.