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Date:      Mon, 27 Feb 2012 18:36:12 +0100
From:      Damien Fleuriot <>
Subject:   Re: Cloning a FreeBSD system
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On 2/27/12 5:54 PM, Stephen Cook wrote:
> Hello all!
> I'm relatively new to FreeBSD but I'm enjoying it so far.
> I have FreeBSD 9.0 installed as a VirtualBox guest, and I plan on
> cloning it repeatedly to set up a fake network for me to toy with (e.g.
> setting up clusters of replicated databases, web server pools, etc).
> 3) Create new SSH keys
>     3a) For host keys, I can delete the existing ones in /etc/ssh/ and
> reboot, is there a better way?
>     3b) Should I bother changing the SSH keys for any users I have? It
> is basically one user (I use to log in with) which will be the same
> across the board anyway.

Why bother changing keys if this is only a "fake network for you to toy
with" ?
Let them be.

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