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OCA Oracle Solaris 11 System Administration Exam Guide (Exam 1Z0-821) by Michael Ernest

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Managing Virtual Data Links

To create a VNIC, you need two things: a physical link or etherstub to provide a connection to a network and a name for the VNIC. You can also specify how the MAC address is defined and whether to associate the VNIC with a VLAN ID. You can also set specific properties for the VNIC at creation time. The syntax digest for the dladm create-vnic command follows:

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The MAC addressing options start at the -m option and continue to the end of the third line. The default scheme for generating a VNIC is random, which is suitable for a start. As with many facets of Solaris, it’s good to be aware of this additional information, ...

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