System Administration Guide: Virtualization Using the Solaris Operating System
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Administering Resource Pools (Task Map)



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Enable or disable resource pools.

Activate or disable resource pools on your system.

Enabling and Disabling the Pools Facility

Enable or disable dynamic resource pools.

Activate or disable dynamic resource pools facilities on your system.

Enabling and Disabling the Pools Facility

Create a static resource pools configuration.

Create a static configuration file that matches the current dynamic configuration. For more information, see Resource Pools Framework.

How to Create a Static Configuration

Modify a resource pools configuration.

Revise a pools configuration on your system, for example, by creating additional pools.

How to Modify a Configuration

Associate a resource pool with a scheduling class.

Associate a pool with a scheduling class so that all processes bound to the pool use the specified scheduler.

How to Associate a Pool With a Scheduling Class

Set configuration constraints and define configuration objectives.

Specify objectives for poold to consider when taking corrective action. For more information on configuration objectives, see poold Overview.

How to Set Configuration Constraints and How to Define Configuration Objectives

Set the logging level.

Specify the level of logging information that poold generates.

How to Set the poold Logging Level

Use a text file with the poolcfg command.

The poolcfg command can take input from a text file.

How to Use Command Files With poolcfg

Transfer resources in the kernel.

Transfer resources in the kernel. For example, transfer resources with specific IDs to a target set.

Transferring Resources

Activate a pools configuration.

Activate the configuration in the default configuration file.

How to Activate a Pools Configuration

Validate a pools configuration before you commit the configuration.

Validate a pools configuration to test what will happen when the validation occurs.

How to Validate a Configuration Before Committing the Configuration

Remove a pools configuration from your system.

All associated resources, such as processor sets, are returned to their default status.

How to Remove a Pools Configuration

Bind processes to a pool.

Manually associate a running process on your system with a resource pool.

How to Bind Processes to a Pool

Bind tasks or projects to a pool.

Associate tasks or projects with a resource pool.

How to Bind Tasks or Projects to a Pool

Bind new processes to a resource pool.

To automatically bind new processes in a project to a given pool, add an attribute to each entry in the project database.

How to Set the project.pool Attribute for a Project

Use project attributes to bind a process to a different pool.

Modify the pool binding for new processes that are started.

How to Use project Attributes to Bind a Process to a Different Pool

Use the poolstat utility to produce reports.

Produce multiple reports at specifed intervals.

Producing Multiple Reports at Specific Intervals

Report resource set statistics.

Use the poolstat utility to report statistics for a pset resource set.

Reporting Resource Set Statistics

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