This book discusses the creation and deployment of Oracle Solaris Unified Archives to enable system recovery and cloning operations on Oracle Solaris systems. Oracle Solaris Unified Archives are system archives that can contain one or more instances of the operating system (OS). An OS instance may be a global zone, a non-global zone, or a kernel zone. These individual systems may be archived independently or bundled together. They may also be selectively archived, so that an archive may contain only one zone or a selection of zones.
This chapter covers the following topics: