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Installs/Configures Solaris zones

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Description

Lightweight resource and provider to manage Solaris zones.

Solaris, OpenCSW pkgutil already installed.

Configures, installs and boots Solaris zones.

Only a limited sub-set of configuration options are supported.

If the configuration of a running zone is changed, the zone must be rebooted for the changes to take effect.

New in version 0.0.2:

  • /etc/sysidcfg is now created by default from a template. Turn this off by setting use_sysidcfg to false.
  • If copy_sshd_config is true (default), /etc/ssh/sshd_config is copied from the global zone to the new zone.

New in version 0.0.4:

  • You can now re-configure options after a zone is setup.
  • More options are supported.

Requirements

Solaris, zonecfg, zoneadm.

Attributes

For /etc/sysidcfg:

node[:zone][:timeserver]  - The NTP server to use.
node[:zone][:timezone]    - The timezone for the zone.
node[:zone][:dns_servers] - Array of DNS servers.

For the zones:

path              - Required.  The path of the zone's filesystem.
clone             - If set, the name of the zone you want to clone the new zone from.  That zone must be installed and not running.
autoboot          - 'true' (default) or 'false'.  Must be a string, not a boolean.
limitpriv         -  String containing set of privileges for the zone.
iptype            - 'shared' (default) or 'exclusive'.
nets              - Array of network interfaces to add.  Interfaces must be in the format of 'address:physical(:defrouter)
datasets          - Array of datasets to include on this zone.
loopbacks         - Array of loopback file systems to export from global to this zone
inherits          - Array of inherit-pkg-dir directories. These cannot be changed after the zone is installed. Defaults to [ '/lib', '/platform', '/sbin', '/usr' ].
password          - Root password for the zone, to put in /etc/sysidcfg.  Must be encyrpted with crypt.
use_sysidcfg      - Whether or not to create a sysidcfg file. Defaults to true.
sysidcfg_template - Template name to use for /etc/sysidcfg.  Defaults to 'sysidcfg.erb'
copy_ssd_config   - Whether or not to copy /etc/ssh/sshd_config from the global zone to the new zone when the zone is created.  Defaults to true.

Usage

zone 'test' do
  action :install
  path '/opt/zones/test'
  limitpriv 'default,dtrace_proc,dtrace_user'
  password 'whbFxl4vH5guE'
  sysidcfg_template 'my_sysidcfg.erb'
  copy_sshd_config false
  nets [ '192.168.0.2/24:e1000g0:192.168.0.1' ]
  inherits ['/lib', '/bin', '/opt']
end

zone 'test2' do
  action :start
  clone 'test'
  autoboot 'false'
  path '/zones/test2'
  datasets [ 'zones/test/mysql_data' ]
  loopbacks [ '/shared' ]
end

Actions

:install implies :configure :start implies :install and :configure

:delete implies :stop

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