Building a Private Virtual Network (PVN) with Solaris Zones

This page describes step by step how to build a private virtual network with Solaris 11 zones.

Solaris 11 zones which operate in a private virtual network have the following advantage

  • They allow to quickly configure complex distributed applications in a private network
  • The network and the zones are completely hidden inside a Solaris 11 system
  • No coordination with network administration in regards of IP addresses, router configurations etc. is needed

The required resources are