System Administration Guide: Virtualization Using the Solaris Operating System
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Pre-Installation Configuration Process

Before you can install a non-global zone and use it on your system, the zone must be configured.

The zonecfg command is used to create the configuration and to determine whether the specified resources and properties are valid on a hypothetical system. The check performed by zonecfg for a given configuration verifies the following:

  • Ensures that a zone path is specified

  • Ensures that all of the required properties for each resource are specified

For more information about the zonecfg command, see the zonecfg(1M) man page.

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