adding packages during jails creation
me at rvijay.me
Sun Aug 30 09:03:31 UTC 2015
On 29/08/15 6:14 pm, Ernie Luzar wrote:
> Vijay Rajah wrote:
>> 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
>> On 28/08/15 3:35 pm, Ben Woods wrote:
>>> On Friday, August 28, 2015, Vijay Rajah <me at rvijay.me> wrote:
>>>> My question is how can I automate installation of ports, instead of me
>>>> manually installing these packages on every Jail?
>>> Hi Vijay,
>>> If you use iocage for jail management instead of ezjail, you can use
>>> pkglist keyword to automatically install a list of packages in a
>>> file as
>>> the jail is created.
>>> Documented here:
>>> Hope that helps,
> If I remember correctly iocage jails are based on zfs and the
> methodology employed is totally different that the one used in ezjail
> zfs jails.
> You may want to check out qjail, it also has option to auto install
> pkg's listed in a flat file as well as a few other methods to
> accomplish the same thing and is UFS based. No mater which jail tool
> you use, changing from one to another is going to require a complete
> re-creation of your jail(8) environment.
Thanks.. I will take a look at those options...
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