14 October 2009

Solaris zones components

Commands
  • zoneadm: manage a zone
  • zonecfg: configure a zone
  • zlogin: login to a zone

    • -C: console
  • ps –z <zone>: list only <zone> processes from global zone
Zone state transitions and associated commandsimage 
  • Alternate commands can exist
  • A Solaris OS in a zone is only initialised (sysidtool) upon first console login.
  • The shutdown commands are executed from within the zone.
Daemons
  • zoneadmd: zone manager
  • zsched:  scheduler in the zone
Files
  • /etc/zones/index: index configured zones (and their state)
  • /etc/zones/<zone>.xml: per zone configuration file (from zonecfg)
Links
FAQ
BrandZ FAQ
Zones limitations\
Sun Management Center GUI