A previous post showed how to install files. If you wanted to run a service from that package there are a few more steps.
The Service Management Facility provides a way to manage services in OmniOS. If you are running a service you installed from a package, this is the way to do it.
We will need to complete a few steps to package up a service and deploy it with IPS.
Create an SMF manifest that instructs SMF how to run our service
Deploy the SMF manifest
Start the service.
Optionally, the service can be modified to read SMF properties so that it can
be configured through
A service manifest is an XML documents that contain the information required to run a command as a service. This would normally mean that you have to create a new XML document for each service. Thankfully there is the tool Manifold that can create an manifest with answers to the relevant questions.