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Date:      Wed, 8 Aug 2012 11:55:51 -0500
From:      Adam Vande More <>
To:        Fbsd8 <>
Cc:, blackfriar <>
Subject:   Re: NFS within a Jail?!
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On Wed, Aug 8, 2012 at 9:02 AM, Fbsd8 <> 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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