Solved

Physical to solaris Zone

Posted on 2013-01-22
5
477 Views
Last Modified: 2013-02-07
Hello,

Do you guys have any instruction to move sun solaris 8 move to solaris zone? Thanks in advance
0
Comment
Question by:mokkan
  • 2
  • 2
5 Comments
 
LVL 16

Assisted Solution

by:Joseph Gan
Joseph Gan earned 333 total points
ID: 38807165
You have many questions about Solaris ldom and zones are still "open", would you mind to close them before moving on to similar questions?

This question is not clear to me, what did you want to do and what is your current situation?
0
 

Author Comment

by:mokkan
ID: 38807210
That one was general question and this is specific regrading p2v. I mean i need to move physical server to containers(zone). Is there a method or tools I can use?
0
 
LVL 16

Assisted Solution

by:Joseph Gan
Joseph Gan earned 333 total points
ID: 38807239
There is no such tool like p2v in VMware in Solaris. Only thing you could do is creat a zone inside a Solaris 10 server, then install Solaris 8 OS into the zone.
0
 
LVL 2

Accepted Solution

by:
GeertJon earned 167 total points
ID: 38857249
P2V is supported as of Solaris 10 update 9...  so basically in your case (solaris 8) no go... unless you want to upgrade to solaris 10 update 9 first and then do a P2V.

To me it sounds like old hardware you want to get rid of the easy way...

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/articles/servers-storage-admin/p2vvirtualizationmigration-170693.pdf for some details...

Best Regards,
Geert
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:mokkan
ID: 38865728
Thanks a lot for the info
0

Featured Post

Is Your Active Directory as Secure as You Think?

More than 75% of all records are compromised because of the loss or theft of a privileged credential. Experts have been exploring Active Directory infrastructure to identify key threats and establish best practices for keeping data safe. Attend this month’s webinar to learn more.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Introduction Regular patching is part of a system administrator's tasks. However, many patches require that the system be in single-user mode before they can be installed. A cluster patch in particular can take quite a while to apply if the machine…
Every server (virtual or physical) needs a console: and the console can be provided through hardware directly connected, software for remote connections, local connections, through a KVM, etc. This document explains the different types of consol…
Learn how to get help with Linux/Unix bash shell commands. Use help to read help documents for built in bash shell commands.: Use man to interface with the online reference manuals for shell commands.: Use man to search man pages for unknown command…
Learn how to navigate the file tree with the shell. Use pwd to print the current working directory: Use ls to list a directory's contents: Use cd to change to a new directory: Use wildcards instead of typing out long directory names: Use ../ to move…

910 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

16 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now