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Solaris Cluster How to Migrate a Failover Non-Global Zone (NGZ) to a Non Clustered System (Doc ID 1997071.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 07, 2024

Applies to:

Solaris Cluster - Version 3.2 to 3.3 U2 [Release 3.2 to 3.3]
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)


To show by example the migration of a Failover Zone to a non-cluster node.

This example shows a 5.10 Global Zone (GZ) and 5.10 Non-Global Zone (NGZ).

There is a brief update at the bottom of this document: 5.11.x/4.x note.

Zones can be used in different ways in an OSC environment.

They can be configured as non-voting nodes (members of a Resource Group (RG)), failover zones (containers),
zone clusters or just a regular zones. Only failover zones should have a zonepath based on 'shared' storage
and thus be subject to OSC fencing (keys and reservations). Either way, whether a Sparse Root or Whole Root
zone, used in or by cluster or not, the zones will have OSC CORE and very likely AGENT pkg's installed in them.


I present you with the scenario of having a whole-root failover zone (zone2) which I will migrate to a node
which is not running OSC (Node3).

First, information on the RG and Resources that manage this Failover Zone:



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