This is great information, thank you! I wonder, would you mind sending me
that document (from the link you gave below)? I can't download or view any
webpages not approved by our security board(!) Thus, I can't even go to that
I would so appreciate it!!
Thank you again
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[mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Enda O'Connor
Sent: Tuesday, March 04, 2008 4:32 AM
To: Konstantin Gremliza
Cc: Steffen Weiberle; [EMAIL PROTECTED]; firstname.lastname@example.org; Tony
Subject: Re: [zones-discuss] How to configure Global/Local zone in seperate
subnet and use seperate router
For the ce driver you will need
which fix CR 6616075 ( ON Part )
as well as
which fix CR 6606507 the ce driver side.
Enda O'Connor wrote:
> There is a doc at
> which goes through the patches required to get ip instances working on
> pre u4.
> Also you'll need the ce patches, I'll try and dig them up for you.
> Konstantin Gremliza wrote:
>> I would prefer not to upgrade, but to patch the solaris 10u3 to the
>> functionality of 10u4 (mainly kernel and zones patches).
>> You also need the newly released ce driver patch, which will enable
>> exclusive tcpip in zones.
>> regards, konstantin
>> Tony Wong wrote:
>>> Dear All and Solaris Expert,
>>> Our customer wanted to configure Global and Local zone in completely
>>> difference IP Subnet and use difference default router. Understand
>>> that existing Solaris 10 prior to update4, it's quite impossible, as
>>> the Global zone will still see the Local zone IP traffic and the
>>> routing can only be done of Global zone. Doing so, the Global zone
>>> has becoming part of the member in the Local zone subnet....
>>> After escalated, SUN Backend engineer has advised that it can be
>>> done on Solaris 10 update4. Now, customer wanted to upgrade from
>>> Solaris 10 11/06 u3 to update 4, to have that feature. The following
>>> is some of our customer's questions (In Green), my research (In red)
>>> and question at the bottom of this email. Hope this email isn't too
>>> long for your to read....
>>> 1, What would be the technical impact on their ecosystem? Any impact
>>> on Solaris volume manager and container?
>>> Starting with this release, *Solaris* Live Upgrade has been changed
>>> with the following enhancements: <== Taking about Solaris 10 08/07 u4
>>> You can upgrade the *Solaris* OS when non-global zones are
>>> installed on a system by using *Solaris* Live Upgrade. <== Then
>>> what about Solaris 10 11/06 u3?????
>>> 2. A written confirmation from Sun that by updating the Solaris, it
>>> will resolve their issue.
>>> Found the following:
>>> Determine whether the zone will be a shared-IP zone or an
>>> exclusive-IP zone.
>>> For a shared-IP zone, which is the default, obtain or configure IP
>>> addresses for the zone. Depending on your configuration, you must
>>> obtain at least one IP address for each non-global zone that you
>>> want to have network access.
>>> For an exclusive-IP zone, determine the data-link that will be
>>> assigned to the zone. The zone requires exclusive access to one or
>>> more network interfaces. The interface could be a separate LAN such
>>> as bge1, or a separate VLAN such as bge2000. _*The data-link must be
>>> GLDv3*_. A data-link that is *not* GLDv3 is identified as type:
>>> legacy in the output of the dladm show-link command.
>>> Document Say the GLDv3 is supported on the interface types: bge,
>>> xge, and e1000g. But, _*Customer** E25K is running most ce
>>> Questions as follow:
>>> 1. Can we live upgrade the Solaris 10u3 to u4 without impacting
>>> their existing solaris container/zone?
>>> 2. After upgraded, is their existing interface card supported to
>>> configure global and local zone in difference subnet and use
>>> individual default router without interface each other the global
>>> and local zone.
>>> 3. How to configure it?
>>> Any advise and comment are very much appreciated. Thank you in
>>> Tony Wong
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