Re: [zones-discuss] Any issues with migrating zones back-and-forth between sun4u and sun4v systems?

2009-09-04 Thread Steffen Weiberle
On 09/04/09 11:21, Jim Nissen wrote: All, A customer is migrating five zones, from a Niagara system to a M5000, to test performance. The zones are in a ZFS pool, on SAN storage. They plan on moving this storage over to the M5000, and doing a straight import of the zones vs. making a copy of

[zones-discuss] How to add all missing packages to a Zone in OpenSolaris

2009-09-04 Thread Bernd Schemmer
Hi what is the recommended method to add all missing packages to a zone in OpenSolaris? I tried with pkg install entire but that does not work: o...@testserver:~# pkg install entire DOWNLOAD PKGS FILESXFER (MB) Completed

Re: [zones-discuss] Any issues with migrating zones back-and-forth between sun4u and sun4v systems?

2009-09-04 Thread Jim Nissen
Steve/Steffen, Yes, I just tried this in the lab... - Install base S10U6 on both hosts, create zpool and sparse-root zone. - On T2000, detach zone, and create ZFS snapshot. - zfs send/receive that snapshot to a v490, and import zone with '-u'. - and back to T2000, same way. This works, as long

Re: [zones-discuss] Any issues with migrating zones back-and-forth between sun4u and sun4v systems?

2009-09-04 Thread Jason Schroeder
On 09/04/09 11:21, Jim Nissen wrote: All, A customer is migrating five zones, from a Niagara system to a M5000, to test performance. The zones are in a ZFS pool, on SAN storage. They plan on moving this storage over to the M5000, and doing a straight import of the zones vs. making a copy

[zones-discuss] Centralized Zone Management Tool

2009-09-04 Thread Illya Kysil
Hello Robert, Have you checked out Vizioncore's vControl together with Action Pack for Solaris Zones? Looks like you can get both for free (like in beer ;). See http://www.vizioncore.com/free/vControl/index.php. -- Illya Kysil -- EASY is the word you use to describe other people's job.

Re: [zones-discuss] Any issues with migrating zones back-and-forth between sun4u and sun4v systems?

2009-09-04 Thread Steffen Weiberle
On 09/04/09 16:39, Jason Schroeder wrote: Depending on how their common OS standard builds are kept in sync, and what meta package bundle they typically install on their boxes, there may be some sync/cleanup of patches/packages that need to be done to ensure both sides are in sync as reported

[zones-discuss] zones on shared storage proposal

2009-09-04 Thread Illya Kysil
Hello Edward and Mike, I've just discovered your thread from May 2009. Do you have any updates on the subject? I would like to read the latest version of the proposal. Where can I find it? -- Illya Kysil -- EASY is the word you use to describe other people's job.

Re: [zones-discuss] zones on shared storage proposal

2009-09-04 Thread Edward Pilatowicz
hey illya, i posted the latest version to our aliases in may after i incorporated mike's feedback, but digging throught the archives i couldn't find any decent readable copy. hence i've gone ahead and posted the latest version to zones community site here: