Offline systems

Pete Wright pete at
Sun Sep 20 15:28:01 UTC 2020

On 9/20/20 7:10 AM, Peter wrote:
> Hi,
> I want to setup a few servers(30+) on  intranet network and NONE(not 
> even a master server or anything like that) of them having internet 
> access.
> What is best approach so I can still install ports/packages on demand ?
> Try to make custom repo similar to Ubuntu/Debian ?
> What is your advice ?
there is a section on setting up a local cache for pkg repositories here 
in the handbook:

depending on your needs you could create a local cache for your systems 
based on the quarterly pkg releases.  then use sneaker net to make the 
cached packages available on your private network.

alternatively you can use poudriere 
( and set that up to 
build your packages and serve them internally.


Pete Wright
pete at

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