Some questions about jails on FreeBSD9.0-RC1

George Kontostanos gkontos.mail at
Tue Oct 25 22:38:33 UTC 2011

On Tue, Oct 25, 2011 at 11:52 PM, carlopmart <carlopmart at> wrote:
> Hi all,
>  I have installed one FreeBSD 9.0-RC1 host to run different services (dns,
> smtp and www only) using jails. This host has two physical nics: em0 and
> em1. em0 is assigned to pyhiscal host, and I would like to assign em1 to
> jails. But em0 and em1 are on different networks: em0 is on
> and em1 in
>  I have setup one jail using ezjail. My first surprise is that ezjail only
> installs -RELEASE versions and not RC versions. Ok, I supouse that it is
> normal. But my first question is: can I install a FreeBSD 8.2 jail under a
> FreeBSD 9.0 host??

ezjail doesn't necessarily install a release version. < ezjail-admin
update -p -i > will install the basejail from your source.

>  And the real question: How do I need to configure network under this jail
> to access it? I have configured ifconfig param for em1 on host's rc.conf,
> but what about the default route under this jail?? I thought to use pf
> rules, but I am not sure.

should take care of this.

> Thanks.
> --
> CL Martinez
> carlopmart {at} gmail {d0t} com
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George Kontostanos

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