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Moving poudriere from the host into a jail

This post is all about moving poudriere from the host into a jail, but you could probably use it for creating a new jail and running poudriere in it. This also assumes use of iocage, but use whatever jail tools you want. If you encounter problems with this, please post it in the comments and …

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iocage

I was asked why I was exasperated with iocage: This is the list of issues where I found my name. A given issue may be listed multiple times. Oct 2017 – iocage upgrade is looping: https://github.com/iocage/iocage/issues/399 Jun 2018 – cannot run ‘iocage start’ from my home dir: https://github.com/iocage/iocage/issues/567 Aug 2018 – entries in fstab disappear: …

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Converting thin jails to thick jails

I have been using ezjail since at least 2008 (see earlier blog post). A few years ago, I started deploying iocage on new servers. About three months ago, I starting converting systems from ezjail to iocage. When I converted my first system, I found that the existing documentation for conversion was incomplete. Specifically, symlinks were …

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Trying iocage to get an old version of FreeBSD

Sometimes you just need that old version. So I installed it. FreeBSD 9.3 Sorry, but this article is light. I stopped taking notes after a bit…. We created a VM via VMware, put FreeBSD 11.1 on it, over ZFS. Then install iocage. This is what it looked like: What did it just install? This: $ …

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Adding IPv6 to an Nginx website on FreeBSD / FreshPorts

FreshPorts recently moved to an IPv6-capable server but until today, that capability has not been utilized. There were a number of things I had to configure, but this will not necessarily be an exhaustive list for you to follow. Some steps might be missing, and it might not apply to your situation. All of this …

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More Bacula Excludes with Jails and FreeBSD

Following on from my post about excluding the base OS with a Bacula FileSet, I decided to exclude some more. The starting point Here are the baselines: What else will I exclude? I decided to exclude the following as well: Adding iocage support Along the way, I extended the Exclude to work on server using …

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