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Solaris 10 Zone Survival Guide by Robert Chase           Original from: http://www.systemv.org/downloads.html Solaris Zones are a lightweight virtual machine product for the Solaris 10 operating system. You may also see zones referred to as Solaris containers.  Older versions of Solaris do not support zones however the zone’s themselves can run older versions of Solaris in addition to Linux. Zones present a number of interesting and new challenges to a Systems Administrator.  For example the machine you have an issue with may be a real machine on physical hardware or a zone.  Knowing the difference can assist you in in making decisions on how to solve the problems you are presented with.  While you may be aware of the user impact of the main machine the system could be running a number of Zones which broaden the user impact regarding decisions that you might make to solve […]

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