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Manage Solaris Zones in Python

This project holds a python module with a ctypes wrapper around some Solaris specific calls.

Module can be retrieved from pypi as well:

easy_install/pip install pyzone

Some code snippets

List zones

zones = zone.list_zones()
for identifier in zones.keys():
    print zones[identifier]
    print zone.get_state(identifier)

Boot a zone

print zone.get_state(item)

Available functions

  • list_zones
  • get_state
  • boot_zone
  • halt_zone
  • shutdown_zone
  • restart_zone
  • ready_zone
  • call_zone_adm


Please note that some operations can take a while to complete.

(c) 2011 tmetsch

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