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# 1  
Old 02-20-2009
DHCP Server in Non-Global Zone

I am having trouble starting the DCHP server in a non-global zone that has exclusive access to an interface. Every time I attempt to start it goes in to maintenance mode and the error in the log shows this:
Quote:
svc.startd could not set context for method: setppriv: Not owner
I have seen on a thread on Sun's forums that addressed this but it was dealing with Solaris 08/07. I'm using 10/08.

Any ideas on how to get the server started?
# 2  
Old 02-20-2009
can you start the DHCP server in the global zone? some services won't work inside of zones afaik...
# 3  
Old 02-20-2009
I haven't tried but I sure it will in Global. According to this Zones and Containers FAQ at OpenSolaris.org it should be able to work. There a was patch that was supposed to solve the error I'm getting but I'm still having issues and I'm all patched up.

Quote:
Q: Can a zone be a DHCP server?
A: A global zone can be a DHCP server.

Starting with Solaris 10 11/06, a non-global zone can be a DHCP server. This ability became more flexible with Solaris 10 8/07, which added a feature called IP Instances. [January 2008]
# 4  
Old 02-20-2009
you should maybe post your zoneconfig to have a better clue on what you have configured...
# 5  
Old 02-23-2009
Here is the xml for the zone. Let me know if you need more info.

Quote:
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<!DOCTYPE zone PUBLIC "-//Sun Microsystems Inc//DTD Zones//EN" "file:///usr/shar
e/lib/xml/dtd/zonecfg.dtd.1">
<!--
DO NOT EDIT THIS FILE. Use zonecfg(1M) instead.
-->
<zone name="zdhcp" zonepath="/zones/zdhcp" autoboot="false" ip-type="exclusive"
limitpriv="default,net_rawaccess">
<attr name="comment" type="string" value="Zone zdhcp"/>
<network address="" physical="e1000g1"/>
<device match="/dev/e1000g"/>
</zone>
# 6  
Old 02-23-2009
looks good for me... i've searched for the "exclusive" option for ip-type... is the system patched with latest patchset?
# 7  
Old 02-23-2009
It has had the Recommend Patch Cluster applied about 1 month ago. Not sure that any patched have been applied since.

Does there need to be any changes to the DHCP server itself? I have not changed anything in that respect.

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