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zoneadm(1M)															       zoneadm(1M)

NAME
zoneadm - administer zones SYNOPSIS
zoneadm -z zonename subcommand [subcommand_options] zoneadm [-z zonename] list [list_options] The zoneadm utility is used to administer system zones. A zone is an application container that is maintained by the operating system run- time. SECURITY
Once a process has been placed in a zone other than zone 0, the process or any of its children cannot change zones. The following options are supported: -z zonename String identifier for a zone. SUBCOMMANDS
Subcommands which can result in destructive actions or loss of work have a -F flag to force the action. If input is from a terminal device, the user is prompted if such a command is given without the -F flag; otherwise, if such a command is given without the -F flag, the action is disallowed, with a diagnostic message written to standard error. If a zone installation or uninstallation is interrupted, the zone is left in the incomplete state. Use uninstall to reset such a zone back to the configured state. The following subcommands are supported: boot [boot_options] Boot (or activate) the specified zones. The following boot_options are supported: -s Boots only to milestone svc:/milestone/single-user:default. This milestone is equivalent to init level s. See svc.startd(1M) and init(1M). halt Halt the specified zones. halt bypasses running the shutdown scripts inside the zone. It also removes run time resources of the zone. Use: zlogin zone shutdown to cleanly shutdown the zone by running the shutdown scripts. help [subcommand] Display general help. If you specify subcommand, displays help on subcommand. install Install the specified zone on the system. This subcommand automatically attempts to verify first. It refuses to install if the verify step fails. See the verify subcommand. list [list_options] Display the name of the current zones, or the specified zone if indicated. By default, all running zones are listed. If you use this subcommand with the zoneadm -z zonename option, it lists only the specified zone, regardless of its state. In this case, the -i and -c options are disallowed. The following list_options are supported: -c Display all configured zones. -i Expand the display to all installed zones. -p Request machine parsable output. The -v and -p options are mutually exclusive. If neither -v nor -p is used, just the zone name is listed. -v Display verbose information, including zone name, id, current state, root directory and options. The -v and -p options are mutually exclusive. If neither -v nor -p is used, just the zone name is listed. ready Prepares a zone for running applications but does not start any user processes in the zone. reboot Restart the zones. This is equivalent to a halt boot sequence. This subcommand fails if the specified zones are not active. uninstall [-F] Uninstall the specified zone from the system. Use this subcommand with caution. It removes all of the files under the zonepath of the zone in question. You can use the -F flag to force the action. verify Check to make sure the configuration of the specified zone can safely be installed on the machine. Following is a break-down of the checks by resource/property type: zonepath zonepath and its parent directory exist and are owned by root with appropriate modes . The appropriate modes are that zonepath is 700, its parent is not group or world-writable and so forth. zonepath is not over an NFS mount. A sub-directory of the zonepath named "root" does not exist. If zonepath does not exist, the verify does not fail, but merely warns that a subsequent install will attempt to create it with proper permissions. A verify subsequent to that might fail should anything go wrong. fs Any fs resources have their type value checked. An error is reported if the value is one of proc, mntfs, autofs, cachefs, or nfs or the filesystem does not have an associated mount binary at /usr/lib/fs/<fstype>/mount. It is an error for the directory to be a relative path. It is an error for the path specified by raw to be a relative path or if there is no fsck binary for a given filesystem type at /usr/lib/fs/<fstype>/fsck. It is also an error if a corresponding fsck binary exists but a raw path is not specified. net All physical network interfaces exist. All network address resources are one of: o a valid IPv4 address, optionally followed by "/" and a prefix length; o a valid IPv6 address, which must be followed by "/" and a prefix length; o a host name which resolves to an IPv4 address. Note that hostnames that resolve to IPv6 addresses are not supported. rctl It also verifies that any defined resource control values are valid on the current machine. This means that the privilege level is privileged, the limit is lower than the currently defined system value, and that the defined action agrees with the actions that are valid for the given resource control. The following exit values are returned: 0 Successful completion. 1 An error occurred. 2 Invalid usage. See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes: +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Availability |SUNWzoneu | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Interface Stability |Evolving | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ svcs(1), zlogin(1), zonename(1), svcadm(1M), svc.startd(1M) and init(1M), svc.startd(1M), zonecfg(1M), attributes(5), smf(5), zones(5) The zones(5) service is managed by the service management facility, smf(5), under the service identifier: svc:/system/zones:default Administrative actions on this service, such as enabling, disabling, or requesting restart, can be performed using svcadm(1M). The ser- vice's status can be queried using the svcs(1) command. The act of installing a new non-global zone is a fresh installation of the Solaris operating system. A new installation of Solaris must not require interaction with the user (that is, it must be "hands off"). Because of this, packages installed in the global zone and all non- global zones cannot contain request scripts (see pkgask(1M)). If a package did have a request script, then the creation of a non-global zone could not be done without user intervention. Any package that contains a request script is added to the global zone only. See pkgadd(1M). 3 Jun 2005 zoneadm(1M)

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