jails in 6.3 and 7.0

Erik Cederstrand erik at cederstrand.dk
Wed Nov 14 10:27:18 PST 2007

Jonathan Horne wrote:
> I was reading a while back that the jails tcp system was getting an
> overhaul, possibly in the 7.0 release.  I don't remember all the
> particulars, but things along the lines to make jails function even
> more like a real (independant) system.  I believe one of the
> improvments might have been a separate virtual interface, thus
> allowing he jail to have its own pf configuration.
> I've not seen anything else on this topic, so I was wondering if
> anyone might know if that's going to make in to 7 (and possibly
> backported to 6.3)?

You're thinking about the Network Stack Virtualization project:


In short: not ready yet.


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