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Oracle VM Template for Oracle Solaris 10 zone creation fails with error " netX is a vnet that is not valid interface" (Doc ID 2437546.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 16, 2019

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 11.1 to 11.3 [Release 11.0]
Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)

Symptoms

1. Overview

This Oracle VM Template for Oracle Solaris Zones is a pre-built Oracle Solaris
10 1/13 Zone (also known as Oracle Solaris 10 Container) ready to download and
install. The template is provided as a simple way of provisioning an Oracle
Solaris 10 Zone on a system running Oracle Solaris 11 or later updates.

 2. Prerequisites

Install (if not already installed)
pkg:/system/zones/brand/brand-solaris10
on the Oracle Solaris 11 system prior to deployment of this template.

3. System requirements:

* A minimum 1 GB of free RAM and a minimum 1 GB of swap memory
* At least one network interface connected and configured
* Recommend 10.5 GB of free disk space under UFS or 6.5GB under ZFS
* Oracle Solaris 11 11/11 Operating System

 

NOTE : The VM template solaris-10u11-sparc.bin" is single file which shows as the script file , you can view this file in an editor
But this also has the software integrated in to it, hence the size of this single file is ~1.5 GB .

 

Creation of Solaris 10 branded zone via the Oracle VM template fails with an error shown below 

 

 

Changes

 

Cause

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