How do you manage your jails?

Adam Vande More amvandemore at
Thu Jan 28 14:28:57 UTC 2010

On Thu, Jan 28, 2010 at 8:21 AM, Christer Solskogen <
christer.solskogen at> wrote:

> So you have installed a FreeBSD server and setup several jails on your
> system. They run the services they need and everything works smoothly. But
> how do manage all of them? What do you do if you want to run a command on
> all jails? Do you run cfengine/puppy? How do you setup sendmail? Do
> you have sendmail on all jails?
> Do you share ports to all jails? How do you keep ports up to date on them?
> Do you have a set of scripts that you want to share? On
> you'll find what I use.
> I'm preparing a talk for BLUG (the local Linux/BSD group) and I want to
> know how
> YOU manage your jails, there sure are more than one way do it.

you should check out /usr/ports/sysutils/ezjail

Adam Vande More

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