Housing solution based on FreeBSD + ZFS + Jails
jeff.t at mail.com
Thu May 8 21:02:15 UTC 2014
On 05/08/2014 19:23, Fbsd8 wrote:
> andrey gavryushov wrote:
>> On Wednesday 07 May 2014 17:21:00 bsd at todoo.biz wrote:
>>> We are currently reviewing solutions available in order to create a
>>> and robust hosting solution for our clients.
>>> After reviewing various « panel » type of solution (not so robust at
>>> level of the , we were wondering if anyone had already developed
>>> 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
>>> 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…
>> You plan to develop as o pensource or for yourself ? If the second ,
>> I would also be interesting as planning to do something similar .
>> Is the most difficult question in my mind is the interaction between
>> frontend and backend and I have not seen anything work on this topic .
>> And yes, looks like ezjail can be used as a backend here.
> When I tried running ezjail on release 10.0 it was dead in the water.
> Its not updated to use native jail(8) jail.conf method yet. Works fine
> on 9.x and older system.
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What does "dead in the water" mean? :) Ezjail just issues a warning at
WARNING: Per-jail configuration via jail_* variables is obsolete.
Please consider to migrate to /etc/jail.conf.
But it works ok, even smoother than before (don't know ehether it's
because of the new ezjail version or FreeBSD version).
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