[PC-BSD Testing] warden / ip addressing

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Wed Nov 28 09:11:37 PST 2012

On 11/27/2012 14:07, Dewey Hylton wrote:
> would it be possible to change the way jails are indexed/stored (currently by ip address)? i find it difficult to move from network to network with my laptop and have its jails work properly without a lot of manual work.
> for my purposes, it'd be nice for the jails to be index/stored based on name (eg. webserver or foo.bar.baz) and for their addresses to be changeable via warden. when working with jails from command-line, this would also be helpful (starting a jail named webserver would be easier than starting a jail named by ip address, particularly if that jail has been changed to a different ip address in order to work properly on a new network).
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I plan on doing some work related to this for 9.2. However even with
this done, it may not be so simple to just change on the fly the IP
address of a jail, because any services configured inside the jail may
have the old IP set inside them.

Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software

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