Re: [zones-discuss] networking

2010-02-17 Thread Steffen Weiberle
On 02/17/10 14:38, James Carlson wrote: Dombrowski, Neil wrote: My next question (which I think may have been partially answered already); it's obvious now that the global zone inherits the ngzones (non-global zones) routing information; is that a two-way street? If zone1 has a default route

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

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

Re: [zones-discuss] routing issues

2009-08-21 Thread Steffen Weiberle
On 08/19/09 17:35, Steffen Weiberle wrote: On 08/19/09 17:25, Robert Hartzell wrote: You have given me much to think about ;). I'm going to set up a test system this weekend and see what I can screw up... If I can find a reasonable solution for this I will ping the list and post a howto on my

Re: [zones-discuss] routing issues

2009-08-19 Thread Steffen Weiberle
On 08/18/09 16:42, Robert Hartzell wrote: Steffen Weiberle wrote: How many ways do you have to get to the internet? I hope two, since 10.0.0.0/24 will need one. I am not able to picture your setup, however, take a look at Maybe a better explanation of what I'm trying to accomplish would

Re: [zones-discuss] routing issues

2009-08-19 Thread Steffen Weiberle
On 08/19/09 17:25, Robert Hartzell wrote: You have given me much to think about ;). I'm going to set up a test system this weekend and see what I can screw up... If I can find a reasonable solution for this I will ping the list and post a howto on my wiki. again, thanks for helping out.

Re: [zones-discuss] Zone install - avoid package downloads

2009-08-17 Thread Steffen Weiberle
On 08/16/09 12:31, v wrote: When I install a zone, packages are downloaded (approx. 70MB in size) that really slow down the process. Is there any way I can pre-download these and use them for each zone I create and install? Thanks... You might want to check out

Re: [zones-discuss] NV120 - IPv6 shared-ip zones

2009-08-11 Thread Steffen Weiberle
On 08/10/09 18:05, Tommy McNeely wrote: Hi zones experts, I have a couple exclusive ip zones using IPv6. One is the router (tunnel host) and is dual stacked IPv4 and IPv6 running a 6 in 4 tunnel to Hurricane Electric, and the other is a simple web server. I am trying to create another

Re: [zones-discuss] df error for lofs file system in local zone.

2009-08-04 Thread Steffen Weiberle
On 08/02/09 18:25, Trevor Pretty wrote: Ketan Don't you need to do this? Adding *ZFS* Volumes to a *Non*-*Global* *Zone* http://docs.sun.com/app/docs/doc/819-5461/gbebi?l=ena=viewq=ZFS+non+global+zone If you've just mounted /oradb and it has other file systems mounted on directories in the

Re: [zones-discuss] df error for lofs file system in local zone.

2009-08-02 Thread Steffen Weiberle
On 08/02/09 08:23, Ketan wrote: I 've a zone which is running oracle db instance. We have exported the SAN file system from the global zone as following fs: dir: /oradb special: /oradb raw not specified type: lofs options: [] from global zone #df -h

Re: [zones-discuss] Problem downloading packages within non-global zone

2009-07-29 Thread Steffen Weiberle
On 07/29/09 02:47, Jack LING wrote: by default, the network configuration of the global zone is set to auto-detect. I think this should be dhcp? Reading Solaris System Administration documentations, hostname.interface file(s) under the /etc/inet directory is used for setting static ip address

Re: [zones-discuss] Problem downloading packages within non-global zone

2009-07-28 Thread Steffen Weiberle
On 07/27/09 23:40, Jack LING wrote: dear all, I've installed mysql and glassfish packages in my OpenSolaris 2009.06 installation in VirtualBox. Then I created a non-global zone (I think it is sparse-root, by default). Within the non-global zone, mysql glassfish are unavailable. Actually I

Re: [zones-discuss] Survey of networking feature use in native Solaris 10 zones

2009-07-24 Thread Steffen Weiberle
On 07/23/09 20:32, Jordan Vaughan wrote: Hello zones community members, I'm one of the engineers working on Solaris 10 Containers (S10Cs) for OpenSolaris (http://www.opensolaris.org/os/project/s10brand). I'm currently evaluating networking requirements for S10Cs. Our ultimate goal is to

Re: [zones-discuss] sysidcfg requires zlogin

2009-07-15 Thread Steffen Weiberle
On 07/15/09 17:27, Christine Tran wrote: On Wed, Jul 15, 2009 at 3:32 PM, Patrick J. McEvoyno-re...@opensolaris.org wrote: I am trying to pre-configure zones with sysidcfg as described in: http://docs.sun.com/app/docs/doc/817-1592/z.login.task-38?l=ena=viewq=sysidcfg+and+containers

Re: [zones-discuss] FSS and processor sets

2009-06-11 Thread Steffen Weiberle
On 06/11/09 08:38, Ketan wrote: I read somewhere which says FSS can be assigned to processor sets, resulting in more sensitive control of priorities on a server than raw processor sets can any one tell me how we can assign FSS to processor set and how it works ? Thanx . If you create

Re: [zones-discuss] Can you plese let me know whether OpenSolaris 2009.6 support sparse zonnes?

2009-06-05 Thread Steffen Weiberle
On 06/03/09 02:06, Nicolas Dorfsman wrote: Le 2 juin 09 à 23:21, Dan Price a écrit : We don't have sparse zones in 2009.06, but zones work fine, and are quite small by default. Please try installing a zone, and just add the additional software you need use 'pkg install'. Any chance to

Re: [zones-discuss] non-global zone as a router/firewall

2009-06-05 Thread Steffen Weiberle
On 06/05/09 05:17, Tom Stocker wrote: Do you know something about OSOL 2009.06? I can't get routing to work. But I need to use exactly this version. Very strange. I'll try quagga now. no details, no clue :( in general, attempts to manipulate networking will fail if network automagic (NWAM)

Re: [zones-discuss] set physical=e1000g0

2009-06-05 Thread Steffen Weiberle
On 06/05/09 06:18, Jon Anderson wrote: Hi Kevin, Can you post a log of what you dig and what response you got? I assume that e1000g0 was not already plumbed in the global zone? Rgds, Jon dladm show-phys output could be useful. Kevin Pan wrote: Hi, I have installed OpenSolaris

Re: [zones-discuss] [crossbow-discuss] A query regarding vnic, NGZ and sysidcfg

2009-05-26 Thread Steffen Weiberle
On 05/25/09 02:33, Narendra Kumar S.S wrote: Steffen Weiberle wrote: On 05/22/09 14:28, Nicolas Droux wrote: On May 21, 2009, at 11:38 PM, Narendra Kumar.S.S wrote: Here below is the sysidcfg of NGZ: cat /etc/sysidcfg: system_locale=C terminal=xterms security_policy=NONE timezone=US

Re: [zones-discuss] [crossbow-discuss] A query regarding vnic, NGZ and sysidcfg

2009-05-22 Thread Steffen Weiberle
On 05/22/09 14:28, Nicolas Droux wrote: On May 21, 2009, at 11:38 PM, Narendra Kumar.S.S wrote: Here below is the sysidcfg of NGZ: cat /etc/sysidcfg: system_locale=C terminal=xterms security_policy=NONE timezone=US/Eastern nfs4_domain=east.sun.com root_password=rJSJNt0RfvMy6

Re: [zones-discuss] pkg install AMP in a sparse zone

2009-05-18 Thread Steffen Weiberle
On 05/18/09 11:31, Jerry Jelinek wrote: Steffen Weiberle wrote: I have been doing all on Solaris next testing using Nevada, as all the tools I know work, and my understanding of installation and configuration applies to that as well as Solaris 10. Now I am playing with 2009.06 and some

Re: [zones-discuss] pkg install AMP in a sparse zone

2009-05-18 Thread Steffen Weiberle
On 05/18/09 12:38, Jerry Jelinek wrote: Steffen Weiberle wrote: I originally could only imagine the reason for not doing the mounts when the zone is not booted is to avoid a huge set of ZFS mounts for zones that are not running. However, I see three ZFS file systems for a zone

Re: [zones-discuss] Shared IP or Exclusive IP with vnics

2009-04-28 Thread Steffen Weiberle
, Vincent On Mon, Apr 27, 2009 at 11:58 PM, Steffen Weiberle steffen.weibe...@sun.com mailto:steffen.weibe...@sun.com wrote: On 04/27/09 13:40, Vincent Boisard wrote: Hi everyone, I am wondering, as Crossbow is now integrated, does it still make sense to use Shared IP

Re: [zones-discuss] Shared IP or Exclusive IP with vnics

2009-04-27 Thread Steffen Weiberle
On 04/27/09 13:40, Vincent Boisard wrote: Hi everyone, I am wondering, as Crossbow is now integrated, does it still make sense to use Shared IP Zones or is it better to use exclusive-ip zones with a vnic for each of them. With a vnic, we can benefit from the bandwidth management and al, but

Re: [zones-discuss] Inter-Zone Networking Question

2009-04-24 Thread Steffen Weiberle
On 04/23/09 23:15, Patrick Pinchera wrote: I'm working with a customer who wants to put 16 containers in an M8000 server. Each of these containers will have the need to have a private network that they all share so that they can all talk to each other, and the network traffic DOES NOT have to

Re: [zones-discuss] Inter-Zone Networking Question

2009-04-24 Thread Steffen Weiberle
On 04/24/09 00:06, Erik Nordmark wrote: Patrick Pinchera wrote: I'm working with a customer who wants to put 16 containers in an M8000 server. Each of these containers will have the need to have a private network that they all share so that they can all talk to each other, and the network

Re: [zones-discuss] Re : Reconfig of existing Zone

2009-03-26 Thread Steffen Weiberle
On 03/25/09 18:51, Jeff Victor wrote: On Wed, Mar 25, 2009 at 3:58 PM, elkhaoul elkhaoul elkha...@yahoo.fr wrote: Yes, you can set up ressources (CPUs caps, memory/swap, fs, net,...) after you create a zone. and It requires a reboot. That is not correct. You can change resource controls of a

Re: [zones-discuss] resource pool for Zone

2009-03-07 Thread Steffen Weiberle
On 03/07/09 04:35, Anthony Yeung wrote: Hi, Can we setup resource pool inside a Zone? Hi Anthony, You can manage projects in a zone. You can't manage resource pools there. Processor sets have no mechanism to be multi-tiered or hierarchical, AFAIK. If you would like to carve the CPU

Re: [zones-discuss] Zones on multiple subnets

2009-02-25 Thread Steffen Weiberle
On 02/24/09 21:26, Mike Gerdts wrote: On Tue, Feb 24, 2009 at 7:51 PM, Bangalore, Suresh suresh.bangal...@railcorp.nsw.gov.au wrote: Hi Mike The netmask is /24. Thanks Suresh This implies that you have three different subnets and you either have three distinct cables going to the machine or

Re: [zones-discuss] dhcp server in a zone with shared IP

2009-02-20 Thread Steffen Weiberle
On 02/20/09 05:29, Bernd Schemmer wrote: Hi can I configure a dhcp server in a zone with shared IP? I don't find a definitve answer with google for this question If it can be configured : is it documented howto to configure the Solaris dhcp server in a zone? I'm using $ uname -a SunOS sol9

Re: [zones-discuss] Share a non-global zone folder

2009-02-20 Thread Steffen Weiberle
On 02/19/09 16:26, Nicolas Dorfsman wrote: Le 19 févr. 09 à 17:41, Wolfgang Pungartnik a écrit : Asif, just mount and share the folder from the global zone. Loopback mount the folder into the non-global zone. And don't mount from non-global to global thru NFS ! It's not supported ! !!

Re: [zones-discuss] Share a non-global zone folder

2009-02-20 Thread Steffen Weiberle
On 02/19/09 16:26, Nicolas Dorfsman wrote: Le 19 févr. 09 à 17:41, Wolfgang Pungartnik a écrit : Asif, just mount and share the folder from the global zone. Loopback mount the folder into the non-global zone. And don't mount from non-global to global thru NFS ! It's not supported ! It

Re: [zones-discuss] Can Jumpstart create Solaris Containers

2009-02-17 Thread Steffen Weiberle
On 02/17/09 20:02, Charles Ditzel wrote: Is it possible to use Jumpstart to create Solaris Containers ? Not directly, only via post-install scripts. ___ zones-discuss mailing list zones-discuss@opensolaris.org

Re: [zones-discuss] Can Jumpstart create Solaris Containers

2009-02-17 Thread Steffen Weiberle
On 02/17/09 20:42, Steffen Weiberle wrote: On 02/17/09 20:02, Charles Ditzel wrote: Is it possible to use Jumpstart to create Solaris Containers ? Not directly, only via post-install scripts. Forgot to mention, JET allows you to do so. http://wikis.sun.com/display/JET/Home http

Re: [zones-discuss] Zone Networking and Backups

2009-01-23 Thread Steffen Weiberle
On 01/23/09 14:41, Matt Walburn wrote: Zones Group, A colleague and I have been trying to find a definitive answer for a Zones networking question as we're trying to solidify how we backup large Oracle databases running inside of Zones. Basically the scenario is this: If I Initiate a

[zones-discuss] FYI: Using zonecfg defrouter with shared-IP zones

2009-01-18 Thread Steffen Weiberle
Setting a default router for a non-global zone is a new feature in Solaris 10 10/08 and has been in SXCE for a while. I could not find a lot of details on its use, so I have published a blog entry on using the zonecfg net option for defrouter at http://blogs.sun.com/stw/ In the process, I noticed

Re: [zones-discuss] heads-up: zlogin fails if root has no password (nv105)

2009-01-06 Thread Steffen Weiberle
On 01/05/09 15:43, Menno Lageman wrote: Steffen Weiberle wrote: For my test zones, I usually don't set a password via /etc/sysidcfg. Usually I don't configure ssh to allow root login, and the zones are configured with limited network services (secure by default), so I don't worry

[zones-discuss] heads-up: zlogin fails if root has no password (nv105)

2009-01-05 Thread Steffen Weiberle
For my test zones, I usually don't set a password via /etc/sysidcfg. Usually I don't configure ssh to allow root login, and the zones are configured with limited network services (secure by default), so I don't worry. With build 105 (the one with Crossbow integrated), all of a sudden zlogin

Re: [zones-discuss] Questions regarding Solaris containers

2008-10-21 Thread Steffen Weiberle
On 10/20/08 21:29, Challa, Narsimha Reddy (STSD-HYD) wrote: Hi, I am new to Solaris containers. Can somebody please clarify the below questions: 1. What are the supported versions of Solaris that support Containers concept? As per my search on this from “Solaris 10 Update

Re: [zones-discuss] Somewhat unusual exclusive-IP type configuration needed

2008-10-21 Thread Steffen Weiberle
On 10/20/08 10:58, Joe Barbey wrote: Hi all, I've got a situation that doesn't seem to be really covered in the various docs I've read up to now. I have a number of servers where I want to do something like the following, if possible. Any help would be greatly appreciated. I would

Re: [zones-discuss] Shared-ip zones with defrouter

2008-10-07 Thread Steffen Weiberle
On 10/06/08 21:38, Glenn Faden wrote: Max, The default route option is not specific to TX zones. However, it is intended for environments where your zones aren't sharing the same physical interfaces. This feature sets the default route for an interface so I don't think it will provide

[zones-discuss] backup/restore within a non-global zone of lofs data

2008-10-06 Thread Steffen Weiberle
Hi, http://docs.sun.com/app/docs/doc/817-1592/gbbxq?a=view has a caution regarding restoring a lofs mounted filesystem within a non-global zone. The prior paragraph makes reference to system read-only mount points. With the exception of possible access from other zones (the global, or shared

Re: [zones-discuss] going beyond 255 zones

2008-08-26 Thread Steffen Weiberle
On 08/26/08 15:18, Michael Harsch wrote: Team, I'm new to zones-discuss, so apologies if this has already been posted. I would like to configure hundreds (maybe thousands) of zones on a single machine. I've had good luck up until ~250 running zones, at which point I run out room to

Re: [zones-discuss] Will exclusive IP allow for TCP /etc/system settings?

2008-06-18 Thread Steffen Weiberle
Jim Nissen wrote: Will Solaris 10 Zones, with exclusive IP, allow one to set NGZ TCP tunables, like tcp_conn_req_max_q? ndd settings can be done in an exclusive IP Instance zone. while ndd is not a service, http://www.opensolaris.org/os/project/crossbow/faq/#ipinst_services /etc/system

Re: [zones-discuss] need input for zone update on attach

2008-06-18 Thread Steffen Weiberle
Jerry Jelinek wrote: During testing of the zone update on attach feature we have encountered a problem with IDRs on S10. If you are not familiar with an IDR, it is a temporary, one-time patch that is issued to try to solve a problem before an official patch is released. Because these are

Re: [zones-discuss] Rcapd threshold vs ZFS cache

2008-06-18 Thread Steffen Weiberle
Brian Smith wrote: When rcapd is calculating how much memory is free, to compare to the memory cap enforcement threshold, does it consider the memory used by the ZFS cache to be free or used? If I set rcapadm -c 90 then will rcapd behave any differently than with rcapadm -c 0 if there is a ZFS

Re: [zones-discuss] Zone with IP address from a different subnet

2008-06-05 Thread Steffen Weiberle
James Carlson wrote: James Carlson writes: Steffen Weiberle writes: BTW, this only works for default routes. Static ones don't work. at least that is my/others' experience. That's not true. Default routes are not supposed to be special. They're just regular network routes that happen

Re: [zones-discuss] Zone with IP address from a different subnet

2008-06-05 Thread Steffen Weiberle
Alain Durand wrote: Hi James, Could you please elaborate a bit further ? I must admit I do not really understand what should be done. http://blogs.sun.com/stw/entry/using_ip_instances_with_vlans Thanks, Alain On Jun 5, 2008, at 3:05 PM, James Carlson wrote: Alain Durand writes:

Re: [zones-discuss] Zone with IP address from a different subnet

2008-06-04 Thread Steffen Weiberle
Alain Durand wrote: Thanks for your answer, I might be missing something obvious, but how can I add this route ? (global zone) # route add default xx.121.41.254 add net default: gateway xx.121.41.254: Network is unreachable Probably because the global zone does not have an IP address on

Re: [zones-discuss] Account in global and non-global zone

2008-04-29 Thread Steffen Weiberle
Andrew Black wrote: Steffen Weiberle [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote in news:48170EEA.5070009 @sun.com: Yes, I have done this. I duplicate the passwd/shadow entries in /etc/ into zonepath/root/etc/ and lofs mount the home directory into the non-global zone. Is it OK for root on the global zone

Re: [zones-discuss] Is is possible to add two ip address to local zones?

2008-04-16 Thread Steffen Weiberle
Sanjay Akula wrote: Hi, Is it possible to add two IP Address to local zone? can anybody suggest the how to add two ip's to local zones? If using shared-IP non-global zones, you can add as many 'add net' sections to the zonecfg as you would like. Keep in mind if it is more that 255 per

Re: [zones-discuss] Shared-IP zones - global network config preconditions

2008-04-02 Thread Steffen Weiberle
Matthew Taylor wrote: Apologies if my search-fu failed me and the answer is out there. I have a box with 1 hme and 8 qfe interfaces. I would normally used exclusive IP zones, but that is not possible with these non-gldv3 driven interfaces, so I am forced to use shared IP zones. hme0

Re: [zones-discuss] Shared-IP zones - global network

2008-04-02 Thread Steffen Weiberle
Matthew Taylor wrote: Do you know if plumbing all the qfe's without assigning an IP address will persist across reboots of the base system? Never tried that on Solaris (works on LINUX iirc, but you have to enter the info in a script). It will not persist. An empty /etc/hostname.qfe0 will

Re: [zones-discuss] Shared-IP zones - global network

2008-04-02 Thread Steffen Weiberle
Matthew Taylor wrote: Thank you, and to those who replied off line as well. I will try it out and report back on my success (or not) in the morning. It does strike me that this should be in the docs. I have gone through 817-1592-15, the Zones admin guide, and find little to nothing on

Re: [zones-discuss] Shared-IP zones - global network

2008-04-02 Thread Steffen Weiberle
James Carlson wrote: Matthew Taylor writes: Do you know if plumbing all the qfe's without assigning an IP address will persist across reboots of the base system? Never tried that on Solaris (works on LINUX iirc, but you have to enter the info in a script). This will make plumbing persist

Re: [zones-discuss] Good Zones Security Doc??

2008-03-28 Thread Steffen Weiberle
Mike Grove wrote: I'm in need of a doc that explains how we keep memory/io secure between zones. I've not found anything that goes into any tech detail. Any pointers? Does the design spec at http://www.opensolaris.org/os/community/arc/caselog/2002/174/ help? Thanks, -Mike --

Re: [zones-discuss] can non-zones see less RAM than global?

2008-03-16 Thread Steffen Weiberle
Mike Gerdts wrote: On Sat, Mar 15, 2008 at 8:22 PM, Gael [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Mike, The OS will still display the whole amount of RAM with these RM entries ... You cannot use it, but the installation scripts and other tools using the usual OS command will still see the real RAM and

Re: [zones-discuss] can non-zones see less RAM than global?

2008-03-16 Thread Steffen Weiberle
. Thanks for your response. Anne -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Steffen Weiberle Sent: Sunday, March 16, 2008 9:48 AM To: zones-discuss@opensolaris.org Subject: Re: [zones-discuss] can non-zones see less RAM than global? Mike

Re: [zones-discuss] new functionality

2008-03-11 Thread Steffen Weiberle
Maciej Browarski wrote: Steffen Weiberle napisa?(a): Maciej Browarski wrote: Hi, I wonder, that is any chance to limit I/O disks or net operations per zone? While not directly configured per zone, Network Virtualization and Resource Control, project Crossbow, went into beta

Re: [zones-discuss] new functionality

2008-03-11 Thread Steffen Weiberle
Maciej Browarski wrote: Hi, I wonder, that is any chance to limit I/O disks or net operations per zone? While not directly configured per zone, Network Virtualization and Resource Control, project Crossbow, went into beta yesterday. http://opensolaris.org/os/project/crossbow/ You can

Re: [zones-discuss] How to configure Global/Local zone in seperate subnet and use seperate router

2008-03-06 Thread Steffen Weiberle
James Carlson wrote: Mike Gerdts writes: On Tue, Mar 4, 2008 at 3:31 AM, Enda O'Connor [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi For the ce driver you will need 137042-01 SPACR 137043-01 X86 which fix CR 6616075 ( ON Part ) as well as 118777-12 SPARC 118778-12 x86 which fix CR 6606507 the ce

[zones-discuss] FYI: patches for IP Instances using ce NICs are now available on sunsolve.sun.com

2008-02-14 Thread Steffen Weiberle
The list of patches for Solaris 10 on either SPARC or x86 are at http://blogs.sun.com/stw/ Steffen ___ zones-discuss mailing list zones-discuss@opensolaris.org

[zones-discuss] FYI: IP Instances with ce NICs patches are in progress!

2008-01-30 Thread Steffen Weiberle
If you are running Solaris 10 and have ce NICs, zoneadmd patches are on their way, due in a few weeks. http://blogs.sun.com/stw/entry/ip_instances_with_ce_nics Thanks Steffen ___ zones-discuss mailing list zones-discuss@opensolaris.org

Re: [zones-discuss] ?: lofs of NFS-mounted file system into a non-global zone

2008-01-14 Thread Steffen Weiberle
Jerry Jelinek wrote: Steffen Weiberle wrote: I have a customer who is restricting NFS access to their data. Thus, instead of authorizing each non-global zone to be a client, would like to authorize only the global zone, and then lofs mount the NFS-mounted file system into the non-global zone

[zones-discuss] FYI: fixes for IP Instances using ce NICs now on OpenSolaris and coming in Nevada/Solaris Express build 80

2007-12-21 Thread Steffen Weiberle
[attempt to bcc this alias seemed to have failed] If you have been waiting for the fixes to be able to use IP Instances with the GigaSwift NICs (ce), they are now in OpenSolaris, and I have tested them with Nevada build 80, currently available within Sun. I don't know when build 80 ISOs will be

Re: [zones-discuss] How to configure network for zone?

2007-11-23 Thread Steffen Weiberle
Ava, Ava Zhang wrote: Konstantin Gremliza wrote: Ava Zhang schrieb: Zoram Thanga wrote: That's the problem. Use an IP address which is not in use. Shared IP doesn't mean you share the IP address itself. It's the IP *stack* that is shared. Zoram Must I use a free IP in the same

Re: [zones-discuss] Configuring zone services prior to boot

2007-11-19 Thread Steffen Weiberle
Brad Diggs wrote: Hello Vic, You have a few options. You can use secure by default to disable most services and then as a post-zone creation process, run a custom script that enables the services that you want enabled through svcadm. Or, you could through jass define a custom set of

Re: [zones-discuss] IP instances

2007-10-24 Thread Steffen Weiberle
Robert Smicinski wrote: I was wondering that too - we'd like to use IP instances with ce's, we have a lot of them. - Bob You have all been heard loud and clear! A fix for *ce* is in progress. Fix for 6606507 and a related CR should be in NV real soon now (can't find the build number at

Re: [zones-discuss] Common network between exclusive-ip zones w/out physical interface?

2007-10-02 Thread Steffen Weiberle
James Carlson wrote: michael writes: I'd like to have a network common to all and only the zones on this host, while preserving the separate IP stack of the exclusive zone. However the exclusive zone cannot use a virtual interface on the shared phys interface. There's currently no way

Re: [zones-discuss] how long would it take to install a zone on Sun

2007-09-19 Thread Steffen Weiberle
sunnie wrote: After reading some material about zoneadm clone, it seems to me that such a fast zone creation requires the template zone to be on a zfs file system. However, if not, anything else can help speed up installing zone? Especially, at present, my SUNOS only have a global zone.

Re: [zones-discuss] how long would it take to install a zone on Sun

2007-09-19 Thread Steffen Weiberle
Hi Dick, Dick Davies wrote: On 19/09/2007, Steffen Weiberle [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On ZFS, with Nevada, a snapshot and then clone is created, so it is very fast. That's also the case in Solaris 10 update 4, I believe. That is not my experience, and I just tried it on build 12

Re: [zones-discuss] Multiple Vlans on Zones

2007-09-04 Thread Steffen Weiberle
Hi Chew, Chew Tian Hai wrote: Hi, We have dedicated 3 Ce NIC ports on the global zone to be configure for 3 Zones on Multiple VLANS.We will be configured as IPMP link-based for each interface.We can set default gateway on one of the VLANs.How can I set the other 2 default gateway

Re: [zones-discuss] Cannot ping gateway from zone

2007-08-31 Thread Steffen Weiberle
Can you ping it from 'testzone'? It is configured on the same interface, e1000g1. Asif Iqbal wrote: Hi All I have a global zone and two non-global zones on same ip segment. I can ping the default gw from global zone and zone1. But I cannot ping the gw from zone2. Any idea what could be

Re: [zones-discuss] how to find global-zone from zone

2007-08-29 Thread Steffen Weiberle
In a related, but similar situation. How does one know that they are actually in a non-global zone vs a global zone? (Using a committed interface). zonename(1). And zonecfg(1M) states that the name 'global' is reserved. Steffen Brandorr wrote: On 8/29/07, John Chase [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: [zones-discuss] Setting up a testing environment for a P2P application

2007-07-06 Thread Steffen Weiberle
Besides what Jeff and Jeff has said, Dennis wrote: Hi, a friend of mine has written a P2P application in Java as a master thesis. Now we want to setup a testing configuration using containers to simulate the function of each node. Therefore I have several question, any help is

Re: [zones-discuss] Setting up a testing environment for a P2P application

2007-07-06 Thread Steffen Weiberle
BTW, http://www.slamd.com/ might do what you need. And it is Java. I have used it in a zone to proxy LDAP requests between a client and LDAP server. But not with lots of connections. Dennis wrote: Hi, a friend of mine has written a P2P application in Java as a master thesis. Now we want

Re: [zones-discuss] Re: [perf-discuss] Poor zone performance in small servers

2007-06-20 Thread Steffen Weiberle
Dan Price wrote: On Tue 19 Jun 2007 at 09:37PM, Luke Schwab wrote: Hi, I have recently been running performance tests with zones on several Sun servers. (280's and 880's), 2 CPU and 8CPUs respectively. On my 280 servers (2CPU machines), I installed and booted 3 zones and I get poor

Re: [zones-discuss] zonecfg and dhcp for shared interface?

2007-06-15 Thread Steffen Weiberle
Erik Nordmark wrote: James Carlson wrote: Getting the DHCP data into a form where Linux can use it inside the zone might be a challenge, but it's worth some thought. I think it would also require emulation/translation of some additional Linux ioctls; I don't think the ioctl to *set* the IP

Re: [zones-discuss] zonecfg and dhcp for shared interface?

2007-06-14 Thread Steffen Weiberle
Hi Martin, looking at your question again... Martin Man wrote: Steffen Weiberle wrote: Hi Martin, Martin Man wrote: Hi all, I'd like to use shared interface in my zone and configure it using dhcp when I invoke zoneadm -z myzone boot. This is not possible without IP Instances. To do

Re: [zones-discuss] zonecfg and dhcp for shared interface?

2007-06-14 Thread Steffen Weiberle
Jeff Victor wrote: Steffen Weiberle wrote: Martin Man wrote: Steffen Weiberle wrote: OK, great FAQ, but they assume the interface is exclusively accessed from a zone, my question was about the virtual interface, e.g., bge0 that is shared among multiple zones as bge0:1, bge0:2, etc

Re: [zones-discuss] zonecfg and dhcp for shared interface?

2007-06-14 Thread Steffen Weiberle
Hi Martin, Martin Man wrote: Steffen Weiberle wrote: Hi Martin, looking at your question again... What are the requirements? Do non-global zones need to get their address via DHCP? yes, not necessarily from the non-global zone, the address can be assigned and renewed periodically from

Re: [zones-discuss] zonecfg and dhcp for shared interface?

2007-06-14 Thread Steffen Weiberle
James Carlson wrote: Jeff Victor writes: It seems that someone decided that IP Instances satisfied this need completely. We may need a new CR: a shared-ip zone should be able to be a DHCP client. Indeed. That's what at least some of the customers asking for this feature wanted --

Re: [zones-discuss] zonecfg and dhcp for shared interface?

2007-06-14 Thread Steffen Weiberle
James Carlson wrote: Steffen Weiberle writes: Looking at 5005887 some more Note that with the putback of PSARC/2004/522 into s10_63, the dhcpagent now supports configuration of logical interfaces, which would seem to meet the modification proposed in the description. That's a pretty old

Re: [zones-discuss] zonecfg and dhcp for shared interface?

2007-06-13 Thread Steffen Weiberle
Hi Martin, Martin Man wrote: Hi all, I'd like to use shared interface in my zone and configure it using dhcp when I invoke zoneadm -z myzone boot. What's the best strategy to do it? I haven't found anything related to dhcp in zonecfg manpage and searching b.o.o for zonecfg dhcp does not

Re: [zones-discuss] ifconfig output for zone

2007-06-09 Thread Steffen Weiberle
DJR wrote: Hello, a question, I have dedicated NIC for two of my zones, but when I created the zones it looked as it created it like a VIP, see output below... That is a logical interface. is that normal? I thought the zone would be using e1000g1 or e1000g2 by itself zonecfg -z

Re: [zones-discuss] dladm create-vnic not available in build 63?

2007-05-19 Thread Steffen Weiberle
Hi Manish, Only IP Instances have been putback into Nevada. VNICs and flow management are not there yet. There is a DVD image based on build 61 that was posted at http://www.opensolaris.org/os/project/crossbow/snapshots/ but there was a problem in the SPARC image. As soon as testing of the

Re: [zones-discuss] Re: Java VM defaults in memory capped zones

2007-05-18 Thread Steffen Weiberle
Hi Jason, coming late into this thread, Jason Bradfield wrote: Thanks Jeff. FYI, These zones will be allocated to different clients each with root access to their zone and running their own software. Whether you choose to provide root access to the non-global zone users has no effect on the

Re: [zones-discuss] routing issue

2007-05-11 Thread Steffen Weiberle
Hi Ramesh, Ramesh Mudradi wrote On 05/11/07 02:54,: I am facing some routing issue with the local zone talking to outside network. Here is the setup that I have: Configured global zone (bge0) to 10.x.180.0 network Configured local zone (bge1:1) to 10.x.230.0 network local zone can talk to

Re: [zones-discuss] Re: Zones and Quotas?

2007-05-09 Thread Steffen Weiberle
Hi Michael, I haven't seen any other followup... Michael A. Haines wrote On 05/08/07 17:53,: Hi Jeff, Do you want to set up quotas from the global zone or from the non-global zone? To be honest I thought this would be best done from a global zone, but please let me have your thoughts. Can

Re: [zones-discuss] Multiple default routes in zones

2007-05-07 Thread Steffen Weiberle
Hi Matt, that is what happens with the share IP in the original zones. You can get better IP isolation, including being able to set routes within a non-global zone with IP Instances in recent Nevada builds, and this is targeted for Solaris 10 7/07. check out

Re: [zones-discuss] Install pkg only in non-global zone

2007-05-03 Thread Steffen Weiberle
This how to guide has the steps to do exactly what you are trying to do. http://www.sun.com/software/solaris/howtoguides/containersLowRes.jsp See Creating the First Web Server Container about 2/3 of the way through. Steffen reply-to set to alias prakash wrote On 05/03/07 08:16,: Hi, Please

Re: [zones-discuss] A seperate /usr/local/

2007-05-03 Thread Steffen Weiberle
Using the FAQ's example, you must create the /usr/local file system in the global zone's /usr. My own convention of individual zones' personal /usr/local is to use the method described in the FAQ (thanks Jeff), and put the 'special' directory in the zone's zonepath. zonecfg:twilight add fs

Re: [zones-discuss] Re: [install-discuss] DHCP Server in zone, WAS: Install software from SXCE DVD?

2007-03-17 Thread Steffen Weiberle
Mike Gerdts wrote On 03/17/07 10:33,: On 3/15/07, Darren Dunham [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: (But you'd need to wait for some other changes to the networking before you can run a DHCP server in a zone. I don't think that's possible today). In my lab, I have DHCP servers working in sparse

Re: [zones-discuss] Patching for zones with own /usr

2007-03-15 Thread Steffen Weiberle
Jeff Victor wrote On 03/15/07 20:31,: Mike Gerdts wrote: On 3/15/07, Jeff Victor [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Inheriting 1, 2, or 3 of these dir's isn't called anything, and very little, if any, testing has been done to see what happens with those. See

Re: [appliances-discuss] Re: [zones-discuss] Re: [nfs-discuss] Re: [sysadmin-discuss] NFS server in zones

2007-02-15 Thread Steffen Weiberle
Darren J Moffat wrote On 02/14/07 14:30,: Menno Lageman wrote: Robert Gordon wrote: So could we all agree that: An NFS Server in a zone means that the namespace it exports is restricted to that zone only. By that i mean no global zone access to that namespace, nor would that

Re: [zones-discuss] question about zones

2007-02-05 Thread Steffen Weiberle
Hi Krzys, Krzys wrote On 02/05/07 12:39,: hello, I just got into zones and I have few questions: is there any way to create zone with some additional customizations? here is what I did: # zonecfg -z titan1 titan1: No such zone configured Use 'create' to begin configuring a new zone.

Re: [zones-discuss] zone configuration questions

2007-01-09 Thread Steffen Weiberle
Hi Dave, Dave Bevans wrote On 01/09/07 08:16,: Hi. I have a customer using SOL 10 1/06 on a development box, needs to control Hardware resource allocation for software licensing. Wants to create container/zone, with a separate /var. Also wants to know about shared packages for creating

Re: [zones-discuss] zone to zone networking slow!!

2006-12-27 Thread Steffen Weiberle
Hi Gino, Is it possible that UNIX sockets are being used instead of INET? That would eliminate the TCP and IP protocol processing down and up the stack required for IPC. X Windowing System does that--if the client and server are co-located, they don't create IP connections. With the web and DB

Re: [zones-discuss] local zones are taking upwards of 3 minutes to boot

2006-12-18 Thread Steffen Weiberle
My first guess would be a name resolution issue, possibly DNS. Set your non-global zones to not boot automatically, and then look at one as it boots. Jason Gallagher - Sun Microsystems wrote On 12/18/06 20:09,: Team, *Please respond to me directly, for I'm not on this alias.* Sparse local

Re: [zones-discuss] Que: zones and ipmp

2006-12-16 Thread Steffen Weiberle
Hi Jay, Jay Sisodiya wrote On 12/14/06 15:59,: Hello, I have 2 interfaces ce0 and ce2 in an ipmp group. When configuring zones, I am specifying ce0 and physical, add net set address=10.2.2.212 set physical=ce0 end What happens when ce0 goes down ? Understood for running zone the i/p will

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