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Date:      Sun, 24 Sep 2006 14:38:31 -0700
From:      Michael Eubanks <>
Subject:   Re: Patches for jail support of multiple IPs?
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On Sat, 2006-09-23 at 12:51 -0700, Chris wrote:
> Are there any official patches to support multiple IPs in jails or  
> would I be limited to taking a chance with the few 6.1 patch files  
> I've found on the net. I searched the UPDATING on HEAD and for  
> anything that might be related but found nothing. Everything I could  
> google on the subject led me to sources that didn't appear to be  
> related to the project. I'm suspicious of using patches being  
> developed outside of the freebsd community yet I'd really hoped to  
> move to a completely jailed OS for our servers. Is it just too soon  
> to be looking for this capability in a production capacity?

I suppose you could alias your primary network interface, then use a
simple firewall with multiple divert sockets for address translation,
thereby forwarding packets to a single jail IP (possible with multiple
jail ports open).

-Michael S. Eubanks

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