Building a Jail in FreeBSD or NetBSD for a hosting environment
element at email.cz
Tue Feb 28 04:20:26 PST 2006
Nick Larsen wrote:
> Hey Members,
> I have done a little research on Jails and setting them up, and managed to
> get one going at one stage and managed to somehow destroy it.
> I'm new to Jails, and I would like to use a real jail then just using a
> chroot jail.
> Where I work, we use the Ensim software for hosting, and I find that very
> pricey and sluggish (and it runs on Fedora rather than Linux).
> They use a technique of chrooting sites and the sites users into an
> environment in /home/virtual/sitexxx/ I would like to be able to do the same
> (but with Jail), but not quite sure how to go about it. Last time I tried to
> `make world DESTDIR=/my/jail/path` it failed (cannot remember the details
> right now) but it this where I start?
> Also do I need an individual IP for each jail? because each physical server
> will have 1 IP unless the customer requests a dedicated IP.
> Any help would be appreciated, and I have tried to research it but end up
> going round in circles.
> Nick Larsen
> NEW ZEALAND
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I've recently found great guide for creating jails - here is the link:
http://www.section6.net/wiki/index.php/Creating_a_FreeBSD_Jail. It is
really not so hard to get it up and runing. You can only get into
troubles when trying to get to work some programs/daemons because of
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