net-mgmt/nagios-check_ports and jails

Andrea Venturoli ml at
Thu Jun 22 06:15:40 UTC 2017

On 06/21/17 20:09, Ryan Frederick wrote:
> Andrea,
> I took a look at ports-mgmt/jailaudit, and it works a bit differently
> than ports-mgmt/nagios-check_ports. jailaudit makes a list of packages
> installed in the jail and runs pkg(8) audit outside of the jail against
> the list. nagios-check_ports, on the other hand, calls pkg(8) audit with
> the -j option to run inside the jail and thus requires a copy of
> vuln.xml within the jail.

That's what I suspected.

> I would suggest running `pkg audit -F` within the jails regularly or
> setup something to copy vuln.xml into the jails.
> That being said I do have a bugfix to commit upstream that unbreaks
> checking for updates within a jail from outside the jail. I'll hopefully
> get that released soon.

I'm in no hurry, so I can wait for soon :)

Thanks for your work.


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