- Simplify zones creation
- Simplify zones management
- Incorporate Solaris features into zone creation/management such as resource controls, minimization, service lockdown,…
- Incorporate external features such as network package repository based package installation.
OpenSolaris Project Page
56 slide Presentation (PDF) by Brad Diggs
Discuss Zones and the Zone Manager
Here's an example from Brad's presentation:
Add a zone and install multiple Blastwave packages:
zonemgr -a add -n m2 -z /zones -P pw -I "192.168.0.20|hme0|24|m2" \Have a stiff drink before reviewing example 10 in the presentation.
-C /etc/nsswitch.conf \
-C /etc/resolv.conf \
-G mysql5 -G apache2 -G dss