zoneadm attach failing with error - Cannot Generate The Information Needed To Attach

(Doc ID 2386351.1)

Last updated on MAY 30, 2018

Applies to:

Solaris Cluster - Version 3.3 U1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Zone attach failed as below

# zoneadm -z zone1 attach -U
/sbin/sh: /etc/zones/zone1.xml: cannot create
zoneadm: zone 'zone1': 'copy' failed with exit code 1.
Cannot generate the information needed to attach this zone.
#

Changes

It is unknown what corrupted the directory /etc/zones in the zone called zone1.

Cause

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