No way to install a flar archive of Solaris 10 to Solaris 11.4 zone


 
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Old 10-08-2018
No way to install a flar archive of Solaris 10 to Solaris 11.4 zone

I want to migrate a solaris 10 os to solaris 11.4 zone.
I did this


a)Collect some data like id sysid,disks,ip,etc..on solaris10

OK


b)Create this file.cfg with this command on solaris 10


Code:
zonep2vchk -c > /migration/sol10.cfg


OK


c)Create the archive flash on Solaris10


Code:
flarcreate -L cpio -S -n solaris10  /migration /migration/solaris10.flar



OK


d)On solaris 10 I put the flar and cfg on /migrate shared folder


OK


e)On solaris 11 I mount the folder (nfs)


Code:
mount sol10:/migrate /mnt


OK


f)I configure the zone


Code:
 zonecfg -z solaris10 -f /mnt/solaris10/sol10.cfg



OK


g)And finally I install the archive and...


FAIL!


Code:
zoneadm -z solaris10 install  -a /mnt/solaris10/sol10.flar 
The following ZFS file system(s) have been created:
    rpool/zones
    rpool/zones/solaris10
Progress being logged to /var/log/zones/zoneadm.20181008T175155Z.solaris10.install
       Image: Preparing at /zones/solaris10/root.

ERROR: archiveadm info: Execution failed: file:///mnt/solaris10/sol10.flar is not a valid Unified Archive
ERROR: Could not read info from Unified Archive '/mnt/solaris10/sol10.flar'.
zoneadm: zone 'solaris10': ERROR: installation failed: zone switching to configured state
The following ZFS file systems are being removed:
    rpool/zones/solaris10
    rpool/zones


I have tried to change options to flarcreate




Code:
flarcreate  -n solaris10  /migration /migration/solaris10.flar

Code:
flarcreate  -n solaris10  /migration -c /migration/solaris10.flar


But nothing..same error.
How to migrate?
Thanks

------ Post updated at 12:06 PM ------

Solution found,editing zone the brand must be
Code:
brand: solaris10

instead of configured

Code:
brand: solaris

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