Solaris 10 Conteiners (Zones)

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# 1  
Old 10-19-2007
Solaris 10 Conteiners (Zones)

Hello everyone, i have a problem with my zones.
# zoneadm list -vc
  ID NAME             STATUS         PATH                          
   0 global           running        /                             
   1 zone1           running        /opt/Zones/zone.1       
   2 zone2           running        /opt/Zones/zone.2

How i can ping they from my computer ? On Zones i can ping only my router and myself, nothing more. I can't create (touch) any files on /usr filesystem.
I want independent filesystem /usr and adjustment of a zone as in real OS.
For /usr values of a global zone are appropriated? As it to alter, that is to copy /usr in a zone. That it was separate!

Thanks and please sorry for my bad english.
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Last edited by zazzybob; 10-22-2007 at 12:42 AM..
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Old 10-22-2007
Please do not post personal contact details (i.e. your ICQ number) - this type of personal correspondence is against our rules.

Did you use the "add net" command within zonecfg to assign a network interface to your zone(s)?

In order to have a writeable /usr filesystem within the zone, you'll need to remove the inherit-pkg-dir for /usr when creating the zone, as by default (for a sparse zone) /usr is mounted from the global zone, and thus is read-only.

The Container documentation (part of the Solaris 10 System Administration documentation set available on has all this and more.

# 3  
Old 10-22-2007
I have server with IP (gateway and i create 2 zones with:
add net
set address=
set physical=hme0
add net
set address=
set physical=hme0

Default gateway =

How i can configure my network connections with zones?
*** FIX *** I'm configure route on global zone to network and now i can ping and other conections to my zones Smilie Thx to all ^_^

In order to have a writeable /usr filesystem within the zone, you'll need to remove the inherit-pkg-dir for /usr when creating the zone, as by default (for a sparse zone) /usr is mounted from the global zone, and thus is read-only.
Sorry for my bad english but i has not understood sense Smilie
I must remove directory Ok, but what the dir inherit-pkg-dir? When? On both my zones i can't find this directory Smilie In global zone too... Please help me (

Correct for me please
I must
# cd /opt/Zones
# ls
zone_1 zone_2
# cd zone_1/root/
# rm -rf usr
# cp -r /usr /opt/Zones/zone_1/root

I'm right or not ? Thx

Last edited by jess_t03; 10-22-2007 at 02:26 AM..
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Old 10-22-2007
What i do wrong ?

global# mkdir -p /opt/Zones/zone_1
global# chmod 700 /opt/Zones/zone_1
global# zonecfg -z zone_1
zone_1: No such zone configured
Use 'create' to begin configuring a new zone.
zonecfg:zone_1> create
zonecfg:zone_1> set autoboot=true
zonecfg:zone_1> set zonepath=/opt/Zones/zone_1
zonecfg:zone_1> add net
zonecfg:zone_1:net> set address=
zonecfg:zone_1:net> set physical=fjgi0
zonecfg:zone_1:net> end
zonecfg:zone_1> add fs
zonecfg:zone_1:fs> set dir=/usr
zonecfg:zone_1:fs> set special=/opt/Zones/zone_1
zonecfg:zone_1:fs> set type=lofs
zonecfg:zone_1:fs> end
zonecfg:zone_1> verify
zonecfg:zone_1> commit
zonecfg:zone_1> exit
global# zoneadm -z zone_1 install
Preparing to install zone <zone_1>.
ERROR: mount </usr/lib/fs/lofs/mount> device </opt/Zones/zone_1> mount point </opt/Zones/zone_1/root/usr> options <nosub,nodevices> failed with error code <33>
ERROR: cannot mount loopback mount </opt/Zones/zone_1>
ERROR: cannot setup zone <zone_1> inherited and configured file systems
ERROR: cannot setup zone <zone_1> file systems inherited and configured from the global zone
ERROR: cannot create zone boot environment <zone_1>
zoneadm: zone 'zone_1': '/usr/lib/lu/lucreatezone' failed with exit code 74.

# 5  
Old 10-22-2007
i solved my truble Smilie
# zonecfg -z zone_1
zonecfg:zone_1> remove inherit-pkg-dir dir=/usr
zonecfg:zone_1> verify
zonecfg:zone_1> commit
zonecfg:zone_1> end

zazzybob thank you ;-)
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