Some questions about jails on FreeBSD9.0-RC1

carlopmart carlopmart at
Wed Oct 26 07:54:44 UTC 2011

On 10/26/2011 12:38 AM, George Kontostanos wrote:
> 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.

I have installed this jail using "ezjail-admin install". I can't compile 
source every time that I need to do an update in this host ...

>>   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.
> gateway_enable="YES"
> should take care of this.

In host or in the jail??

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

CL Martinez
carlopmart {at} gmail {d0t} com

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