- Enhanced Availability—Greatly reduces planned downtime by eliminating traditional patching and significantly reduces maintenance-related reboots with up to a 50 percent reduction in system boot time
- Complete, Built-in Virtualization—Delivers fully virtualized networking features that provide the highest levels of performance with the lowest overhead, adding even more flexibility to Oracle Solaris Zones
- Unified Software Administration—Eases the acquisition, installation, and maintenance of Oracle Solaris and additional Oracle, third-party, and in-house applications through a network-based package system that uses dependency-aware tools to update the entire software stack while virtually eliminating opportunities for errors during updates
- Additional Security—Provides advanced, transparent security to users, applications, and devices while simplifying security with fine-grained delegated management, implementing the latest security standards and continuing Oracle Solaris' leadership position as a highly secure operating system
- Improved Data Management—Includes new advanced storage features such as built-in deduplication, encryption, and thin provisioning that enhance our industry-leading Oracle Solaris ZFS technology and deliver the best storage foundation for virtualized and cloud environments
Backup Location - Because the Oracle SSO site appears to be broken i have uploaded the Live CD ISO to my dropbox for the time being.
Installing VMware Tools
- On the host, select Virtual Machine > Install VMware Tools.
- Open a Terminal.
If necessary, mount the VMware Tools virtual CD-ROM image.
Usually, the vold Solaris volume manager mounts the CD-ROM under /cdrom/vmwaretools. If the CD-ROM is not mounted, restart the volume manager.
/etc/init.d/volmgt stop /etc/init.d/volmgt start
- Change to a working directory (for example, /tmp) and extract VMware Tools.
cd /tmp gunzip -c /cdrom/vmwaretools/vmware-solaris-tools.tar.gz | tar xfv -
- Run the VMware Tools tar installer.
cd vmware-tools-distrib sudo ./vmware-install.pl
- Respond to the configuration prompts and press Enter to accept the default value.
- Log out of the root account.
- (Optional) Start your graphical environment.
- In an X terminal, start the VMware User process
Installing NAPP-IT ZFS GUI
- Open a Terminal
- Install or update/downgrade of napp-it
sudo wget -O - www.napp-it.org/nappit | perl
- Manage your ZFS Storage via a browser at port 81: http://serverip:81