It should work, but keep in mind
Zfs is not build for shared by two host, but with zpool controlled by host1 one 
can force imported to host2 resulting in corrupted zpool 


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Hung-Sheng Tsao ( LaoTsao) Ph.D

On May 2, 2011, at 1:09 AM, Steven Sim <unixan...@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello All;
> 
> I have been asked to create a zone on a shared LUN which will enable us to 
> detach and attach the zone onto another system (exactly same hardware 
> architecture).
> 
> So I have create a ZFS Pool and specified the zonepath to be on root 
> filesystem of that pool
> 
> e.g.
> 
> zfs create -m /zones/webzone webpool <san_disk>
> 
> The above creates a ZFS pool called "webpool" and mounts to /zones/webzone.
> 
> I have then in zonecfg specified the following
> 
> zonecfg:webzone>  # zonecfg -z webzone                                        
>                                                                               
> webzone: No such zone configured                                              
>                                                             
> Use 'create' to begin configuring a new zone.                                 
>                                                             
> zonecfg:webzone> create                                                       
>                                                             
> zonecfg:webzone> set zonepath=/zones/webpool                                  
>                                                             
> zonecfg:webzone> set ip-type=exclusive  
> .
> .
> .
> 
> Upon a need to detach, I will shutdown the zone and detach as follows ..
> 
> # zoneadm -z appzone detach
> 
> And then deport the ZFS Pool webpool
> 
> #zpool deport webpool
> 
> On the other system, I would then
> 
> #zpool import webpool
> 
> And start the Zone (assuming of course the zone XML file has already been 
> imported and created on the 2nd node).
> 
> Is the above the best way to do things?
> 
> Warmest Regards
> Steven Sim
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