Monthly Archives: December 2011

NFS in Solaris 11

Changes in This Release : Solaris 11 The following enhancements are included in the Oracle Solaris 11 release: The configuration parameters that used to be set by editing the/etc/default/autofs and /etc/default/nfs can now be set in the SMF repository. automount Command automountd Daemon lockd Daemon mountd Daemon … Continue reading

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solaris10 zone to solaris10 brand in s11 recovery

there is interesting thread on zones-discuss  the situation start with s10u8 zone zoneadm attach -u to s10u9 hosts v2v to s11 express as solaris10 brand zone update  the host to solaris 11 from solaris 11 express run /usr/lib/brand/shared/dsconvert # zoneadm -z … Continue reading

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zoneadm attach -U

s10u9 introduce zoneadm attach -U option in addition to the  -u options10u8  with patch 142910-17/142909-17 ( the update 9 Kernel patch, SPARC/x86 ), once that is installed -U is available, install latest rev of 119254/11955 first, if patching though, it’s the … Continue reading

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what’s new in solaris 11

this link list the what’s new  installation Automated Installer  installation framework for automated system provisioning network installation manifest system configuration SW pkg zone bootable image Jumpstart migration utility js2ai interactive Text installations server configuration automatic or manual network configuration no … Continue reading

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solaris branded zone in solaris 11

Solaris branded zone is the default zone in Solaris 11 whole-root type only immutable (read-only zone root) zone with  file-mac-profile (mandatory acccess control) none: standard read-write strict: read-only FS, no exceptions, only logged remotely fixed-configuration: permits updates to /var except … Continue reading

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solaris10 branded zone in solaris 11

Due to change in package system (SRV4 to IPS)  there is no direct upgrade from S10 to S11  one can use P2Vconverting s10 physical system to solaris10 branded zone in s11 V2V converting s10 native full root zone  to solaris10 … Continue reading

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OSC4.0 what’s new

the release note , we just summary the what’s new part here Support Solaris 11 (for s10 use OSC3.3.1) IPS package format Automated Installer Support run only in a GZ and in a zone cluster. A zone cluster is now … Continue reading

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