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lucreate cannot create a boot environment when a BE of that name previously existed (Doc ID 1490672.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 07, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 10 3/05 to 10 1/13 U11 [Release 10.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Live Upgrade can fail to create an ABE with an error like the following:

ERROR: Unable to create snapshot and clone of <BootEnvB> for ABE <rpool/zone1-BootEnvB>: The dataset already exists.
Reverting state of zones in PBE <BootEnvA>.
ERROR: Unable to copy file systems from boot environment <BootEnvA> to BE <BootEnvB>.
ERROR: Unable to populate file systems on boot environment <BootEnvB>.
Removing incomplete BE <BootEnvB>.
ERROR: Cannot make file systems for boot environment <BootEnvB>.


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