Category Archives: Zones

Using vlan tagging with OpenIndiana and Juniper switches

Setting up VLANs with OpenIndiana is shockingly simple. I will show you how to do it. My environment already uses link aggregated groups (LAGs). I use Juniper EX4200 switches set up in virtual switch(es). The two gigE links from the … Continue reading

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OpenIndiana doesn’t recognize system_locale in sysidcfg when creating zones

Using openindiana 151, I found that it blatantly ignores my sysidcfg config files complaining that system_locale wasnt valid. The work around is simple. Remove system_locale from sysidcfg altogether. The system will happily create the zone, skip kdmconfig, and the dreaded … Continue reading

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