adding packages during jails creation

Vijay Rajah me at
Sat Aug 29 12:03:13 UTC 2015


Looks interesting.. did not get a chance to read the docs completely.

Do you know if I can switch over my existing jails  from ezjail to iocage?


On 28/08/15 3:35 pm, Ben Woods wrote:
> On Friday, August 28, 2015, Vijay Rajah <me at> wrote:
>> My question is how can I automate installation of ports, instead of me
>> manually installing these packages on every Jail?
>> -Thanks
>> Vijay
> Hi Vijay,
> If you use iocage for jail management instead of ezjail, you can use its
> pkglist keyword to automatically install a list of packages in a file as
> the jail is created.
> Documented here:
> Hope that helps,
> -Ben

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