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We have Solaris11 Express server with Zones A Zone delegated ZFS dataset is not remounted after Zone or Server reboot. (mountpoint property is set on ZFS dataset) What can be missing in ZFS or Zone configuration ?

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I would check the logs for svc:/system/filesystem/local:default inside the zone, which should be /var/svc/log/system-filesystem-local:default.log (verify with 'svcs -l filesystem/local'). It might be some sort of conflict with the mountpoint (directory not empty or some such). Any output from an attempt to mount that filesystem should be in the log.

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Thanks. It appears that the service svc:/system/filesystem/local wasn't running. Previously we updated the server with pkg-update, but the zones weren't updated. Once I updated the zones also, the problem was gone. –  Bigmyx May 21 '11 at 8:19
Yes, I think best-practice on ipkg systems (OpenIndiana and Sol 11 Express) is to shut down and detach zones during a beadm update. After booting into the new BE, you use upgrade-on-attach to bring the zones up to date. –  eirescot May 23 '11 at 14:27

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