[nycbug-talk] managing jails without installing src
mspitzer at gmail.com
Mon Mar 19 21:18:28 EDT 2012
On Mon, Mar 19, 2012 at 3:09 PM, Charles Sprickman <spork at bway.net> wrote:
> ezjail is awesome in many ways. It does offer support for a binary install either remotely or by pointing to local install media.
> A number of other features are just terribly handy - the shared base is read-only inside the jail, which helps mitigate any replacement of base utilities by miscreants, it integrates very well with zfs, handling the creation of zfs mounts for you, and has a nice built-in archiving setup for backups. I run it in production all over the place and it's my number one "not part of base" FreeBSD feature.
> On Mar 19, 2012, at 2:58 PM, Marc Spitzer wrote:
>> I have been looking into setting up a bunch of jails, all of the
>> howto's I have found use a source build as a first step to installing
>> binaries. is there any reason to not just the packages that come with
>> the CD and then freebsd-update to keep it patched? I have found no
>> docs for this route. Any pointers/advice more then welcome
>> Freedom is nothing but a chance to be better.
>> --Albert Camus
>> The problem with socialism is that eventually you run out
>> of other people's money.
>> --Margaret Thatcher
>> Do the arithmetic or be doomed to talk nonsense.
>> --John McCarthy
>> talk mailing list
>> talk at lists.nycbug.org
Freedom is nothing but a chance to be better.
The problem with socialism is that eventually you run out
of other people's money.
Do the arithmetic or be doomed to talk nonsense.
More information about the talk