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Date:      Fri, 23 Feb 2007 18:42:36 +1300
From:      Jonathan Chen <jonc@chen.org.nz>
To:        Jim Stapleton <stapleton.41@gmail.com>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: problems with jail
Message-ID:  <20070223054236.GA80940@osiris.chen.org.nz>
In-Reply-To: <80f4f2b20702221749v230eefe8j86fb27de25a7df7a@mail.gmail.com>
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On Fri, Feb 23, 2007 at 01:49:25AM +0000, Jim Stapleton wrote:
> oops, did a reply instead of reply all, sorry.
> 
> My question was "what's the best way to test net connectivity in jail,
> csup?", and i did try csup (using a copy of my standard ports
> supfile), it failed:
> 
> %csup -g -L 2 /etc/supfile-ports
> Parsing supfile "/etc/supfile-ports"
> Connecting to cvsup12.FreeBSD.org
> Name lookup failure for "cvsup12.FreeBSD.org": hostname nor servname
> provided, or not known
> Will retry at 20:52:12

You need to set up the jail's /etc/resolv.conf to query a suitable
DNS. If you want to check connectivity from within the jail to out,
you could always "telnet mail-server-ip 25". To check connectivity in,
you could try enabling the jail's sendmail server...

Hope this helps.
-- 
Jonathan Chen                      |      To do is to be  -- Nietzsche
<jonc@chen.org.nz>                 |      To be is to do  -- Sartre 
                                   |      Scooby do be do -- Scooby



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