Zone Installation and Administration Concepts
The zoneadm command described in the zoneadm(1M) man page is the primary tool
used to install and administer non-global zones. Operations using the zoneadm command must
be run from the global zone. The following tasks can be performed using
the zoneadm command:
Verify a zone
Install a zone
Change the state of an installed zone to incomplete
Boot a zone, which is similar to booting a regular Solaris system
Display information about a running zone
Halt a zone
Reboot a zone
Uninstall a zone
Relocate a zone from one point on a system to another point on the same system
Provision a new zone based on the configuration of an existing zone on the same system
Migrate a zone, used with the zonecfg command
For zone installation and verification procedures, see Chapter 20, Installing, Booting, Halting, Uninstalling, and Cloning Non-Global Zones (Tasks) and the zoneadm(1M) man
page. Also refer to the zoneadm(1M) man page for supported options to the zoneadm
list command. For zone configuration procedures, see Chapter 18, Planning and Configuring Non-Global Zones (Tasks) and the zonecfg(1M) man page.
Zone states are described in Non-Global Zone State Model.
If you plan to produce Solaris auditing records for zones, read Using Solaris Auditing in Zones
before you install non-global zones.