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Date:      Wed, 8 Aug 2012 11:55:51 -0500
From:      Adam Vande More <amvandemore@gmail.com>
To:        Fbsd8 <fbsd8@a1poweruser.com>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org, blackfriar <blackfriar@inhio.eu>
Subject:   Re: NFS within a Jail?!
Message-ID:  <CA+tpaK2sFU+jMf6f7Yir7o9JjKUK=u-p1syFONds0MV=M7nZqg@mail.gmail.com>
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On Wed, Aug 8, 2012 at 9:02 AM, Fbsd8 <fbsd8@a1poweruser.com> wrote:
>
> Long answer is; NFS requires rpcbind to function. rpcbind is dependent on
> a network stack. Jails do not have their own network stack, they use the
> hosts network stack.


Dealing with this has been SOP practice in jails since their inception.
 See man 8 jail.  The best way to run the NFS server is from the jail.
 Running it host side is the hard part.


> There is some experimental software to give each jail its own network
> stack but I sure would not deploy a production system based on this.
>

There are a number of people who have reached the
opposite decision concerning VIMAGE/VNET enabled jails.  They are much
easier to work with and provide nice capabilities.

-- 
Adam Vande More



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