updating ezjails with freebsd-update
wblock at wonkity.com
Mon Aug 25 18:41:57 UTC 2014
(Pardon the thread breakage, I did not receive the original and am
Fbsd8 fbsd8 at a1poweruser.com wrote:
> Warren Block wrote:
>> On Sun, 24 Aug 2014, doug at safeport.com wrote:
>>> On Sun, 24 Aug 2014, Fbsd8 wrote:
>>>> You can disregard most of that new handbook jail ezjail section.
>> Thanks for your input. I can assure you that the document was
>> reviewed by members of the freebsd-doc mailing list, on IRC, and in
>> private email. Mistakes and omissions were found and corrected.
>> It's not perfect, but serves the purpose of an overview of using
>> ezjail. It also serves a second purpose, showing how to set up
>> bind99 in a jail. This quick overview of a jailed BIND is useful for
>> those wishing to improve BIND security now that the old chroot option
>> is not available in the port.
> I emailed you off list about the items voiced here and as the
> resulting handbook shows you still went ahead and published it anyway
> with all the mis-leading information included.
Sorry, I did not receive that message due to a years-old killfile entry
labeled "proud top-poster". It's the same reason I do not see your
posts to the mailing lists unless someone else quotes them.
As far as a qjail document, I do not use qjail and generally have found
it to be a mistake to work on documents I cannot test directly.
I suggested a search on the relationship between ezjail and qjail to
show that your involvement with qjail might bias your suggestions. That
involvement was not mentioned in the response I saw. If I missed it, I
For completeness, I have not been involved in the development of ezjail
or any other jail utility. I recently suggested some minor changes and
additions to ezjail, although none of those changes have been included
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