Moving jails from one computer to another
nomadlogic at gmail.com
Wed Oct 25 17:04:38 UTC 2006
On 10/25/06, Doug Poland <doug at polands.org> wrote:
> I'm curious if anyone has comments on moving a jail environment from
> one computer to another. Not having actually tried it yet, it would
> seem to be possible given:
> Both computers:
> are the same arch (i386, in my case).
> are running the same kernel and userland (e.g., FreeBSD RELENG_6_1)
> have identical jail environments (e.g., sysutils/ezjail)
> Of course, minor modifications may need to be made for IP addresses
> and such.
> It would seem this scenario would be good for developing things like
> web-based applications on a development server, then deploying the
> final product to a production server.
> Comments, thoughts, criticisms welcomed.
yea, this is actually one the larger benefits of jailing IMO. i've
used this method to help setup distributed mirroring of websites for
some OSS projects.
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