On Sun, 6 Jan 2008, James C. McPherson wrote:

> Al Hopper wrote:
> ...
>> It's not recommended practice to modify the zone config files directly (bad 
>> boy James!).
> Bad boy Al for making an unwarranted assumption about what
> I have or have not done!


>> While configuring the zone you can do this:
>> add fs
>> set dir=/tanku/home
>> set special=/tanku/home
>> set type=lofs
>> set options=nodevices
>> end
>> commit
> which is exactly what I've been doing.

Sorry James.  :(

>> My preference is to add the user in the zone using useradd with no "-m" or 
>> "-d" switch, and then followup by setting the /etc/passwd entry to 
>> /tanku/home/username and avoid using the /export/home and /home 
>> conventions. This leaves open the possibility of some NFS mounts later.
> All of which is a workaround for the essential problem that
> we don't have a easy and obvious way of adding users to zones
> from the command line unless you use the webconsole thingy.
> James C. McPherson
> --
> Senior Kernel Software Engineer, Solaris
> Sun Microsystems
> http://blogs.sun.com/jmcp     http://www.jmcp.homeunix.com/blog


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