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Creating an LDOM step-by-step

This article acts like a demo showing step-by-step instructions on the creation of a new LDOM, assigning resources and installation of the Solaris OS.

Solaris LDOM overview

A simple posts giving a brief overview on the Solaris LDOM hardware virtualisation.

Solaris LDOM vs Zones

A Sun Logical Domain (LDom) is a full virtual machine whereas a Solaris zone is a virtual operating system.

Autosave Oracle VM configuration

The autosave feature is to ensure a copy of the current configuration is automatically saved whenever the Logical Domains configuration is changed.

Resetting Solaris LDOM to factory default

If you remove the LDOM before restoring the factory default configuration, you can restore the factory default configuration from the service processor

LDOM cheat sheet

This document is designed to be a a quick platform specific cheat sheet to help engineers run important LDOM task on Sun SPARC systems

How to panic a guest domain in Solaris 10

Forcing a panic of an unresponsive guest domain is simple by issuing an 'ldm panic-domain' from the primary domain.

How to verify if LDom services are started

A short article on troubleshooting Solaris LDoms. Most LDom issues can be easily resolved by looing at the error messages.

NetWorker tape drives in VTL environments

While most virtualisation systems allow configuration of tape drives inside a guest container, such configured tape drivers have limited support.

Renaming an Oracle VM Guest Domain

A simple post providing the steps necessary to rename a guest domain