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Date:      Fri, 23 Feb 2007 15:25:00 +0000
From:      "Jim Stapleton" <stapleton.41@gmail.com>
To:        "Jonathan Chen" <jonc@chen.org.nz>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: problems with jail
Message-ID:  <80f4f2b20702230725v379cf99bp50f7365a1f877013@mail.gmail.com>
In-Reply-To: <20070223054236.GA80940@osiris.chen.org.nz>
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Thank you, it still did not connect using that. The mail server is a
SMTP server. Also I copied over my host's resolve.conf file.

With all these hassles/headaches, would it be better/more secure for
me to settup Bochs or QEmu running a virtual BSD server?

Thanks,
-Jim Stapleton

On 2/23/07, Jonathan Chen <jonc@chen.org.nz> wrote:
> 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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