Update: This list is being moved to a script on github. See the zone_service_cleanup.sh script here.
A new zone copies the base system in a lot of areas, including services. Thus, new zones can often be found running CDE. To save RAM and CPU power, those might as well be turned off. User svcadm disable on the following services:
Also wbem is the Solaris web management system. I have never used this, nor wanted to use it and I can’t imagine it being very useful. And it also starts on every single zone and appears to be a fairly heavy Java app. So that goes as well:
I have a feeling that I’m missing other services that I like to turn off, but that is why I’m starting a list here. Does anyone have additional suggestions?