On Wed, Jul 15, 2009 at 11:28:21AM -0700, Alastair Neil wrote:
> I am trying to set up two zones to exactly duplicate a production server one 
> for test and one for development.  The production server has a number of 
> zpools which are specifically named and the scripts we are testing expect 
> this naming.
> I have run in to a brick wall, as it seems that it is impossible to create 
> zpools inside a zone, I can add devices ( zfs volumes) from the global zone 
> or add files systems but since I need two distinct but identical environments 
> I am at a loss how to proceed.
> Any pointers?

it's not possible to create or manage zpools inside of zones.

the best you can do is create a zpool in the global zone, and then use
the zonecfg dataset resource to dedicate that zpool dataset to a zone.
then you can create and manage zfs datasets within that zpool using the
zfs command.

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