Housing solution based on FreeBSD + ZFS + Jails

Daniel Staal DStaal at usa.net
Wed May 7 20:42:39 UTC 2014

--As of May 7, 2014 5:21:00 PM +0200, bsd at todoo.biz is alleged to have said:

> After reviewing various « panel » type of solution (not so robust at
> the level of the , we were wondering if anyone had already developed
> something which would incorporate (partially or totally) the following
> aspects :
> 1. strong quota management (ideally based on ZFS)
> 2. secure user access to data (FTP/SFTP) - authentication (LDAP ? or DB
> based)
> 3. template based jail (in order to provide pre-configured environment to
> clients) — might include classic environment such as PHP + MySQL (and
> all classic Drupal, Wordpress, …) or other types of environment.
> 4. API based on a correctly described language (XML ? SOAP, …) in order
> to pilot that from our existing front end or backend (J2EE based)
> I have two skilled engineers which will work on this project for couple
> of months…  If things have only been partially developed, It might be
> interesting to further discuss…

--As for the rest, it is mine.

Ezjail can do numbers 1 and 3, and number 2 should be easy to set up as 
part of 3.  So if you have people to work on it, you could probably write a 
web front-end/wrapper for ezjail.

Not sure if that helps, but it might be an idea.

Daniel T. Staal

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