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 like to host a number of zones on a server, let's say an m4000, 
> but I want those zones to be on a different subnet than the global.  So 
> far, no problem: use exclusive-IP.  However, currently I don't have 
> enough NICs to give one each to all zones.  One thought I had was a sort 
> of mix of shared-IP and exclusive-IP.  Give a couple of different zones 
> the same NIC in exclusive-IP mode.  I haven't tried it, but I'm fairly 
> certain this won't work, as each zone will try to control the NIC itself.


This is with Solaris 10 8/07, to take advantage of IP Instanced 
delivered in that update.


> My major concern is to get the global zone on one subnet, while the 
> non-globals will be at least one other subnet, possibly others.  Using 
> shared-IP, I know we had routing issues.  I can't remember if it was on 
> the global side or the local, but I know there were issues.  Perhaps 
> this has been fixed in more recent releases?
> We are currently running Solaris 10 08/2007.  At this point there 
> wouldn't really be time to move up to the latest release, though we use 
> UCE to patch the global up to date before we start building zones.
> Thanks for your help!

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