From: Igor Seletskiy (iseletsk_at_psoft.net)
Date: Mon 06 Oct 2003 - 17:32:03 BST
Jail is next step in freeBSD after chroot to provide security. It is
very close to VPS in a sence that it provides separate root access, and
create separate "context" for applications to run in, but it does have
number of limitations. It supports at most 1 IP, there is no disk quota
support (also can be implemented by making separate partition inside the
file). In depth overveiw is here:
Sam Vilain wrote:
> On Wed, 01 Oct 2003 11:08, Dariush Pietrzak wrote;
> > BTW, how does ctx differ from *BSDs jails?
> Do you understand these jails? Perhaps you can tell us exactly what
> is possible (or refer me to a good summary) and then we can compare
> the features. I've only just started using FreeBSD, so am no expert
> on them.