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Traps and pitfalls in Solaris Zones

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What are the traps and pitfalls in using Solaris zones?

 

Specifically, what tools, utilities, system calls don't work or work differently in a non-global zone?

 

I'm new to zones and I've already encountered one difference which is very significant to me:

orphan processes have PPID of 1 in global zone, while in non-global zone, it's the pid of zsched process.

 

This by itself will prevent one of my systems to be converted into a zone.

I'm wondering what other differences are there.

 

Is there a document or web site that lists such issues?

 

Thanks for your help.

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