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Setting up a jail's IP address?
- Subject: Setting up a jail's IP address?
- From: luked at pobox.com (Luke)
- Date: Wed Aug 18 15:57:34 2004
> The first problem I'm having is that according to every jail tutorial I've
> seen so far, I'm supposed to bind the IP address of the jail to a NIC.
> Well... both of my NICs already have IP addresses bound to them, so ifconfig
> always fails with "ioctl (SIOCAIFADDR): File exists".
Okay, I figured this one out. The jail was active at the time. Once I
shut down the jail I had no trouble binding it.
> The second problem is that I'm not entirely sure which network card I would
> bind the jail to anyway. The jail has to have an internal IP address, I
> assume, but it needs to talk to the outside world so my first instinct is to
> bind it to the network card that's hooked to the outside network. That would
> mean binding two addresses that aren't even on the same network to one card,
> and that sounds like it might be problematic.
I'm still curious about which NIC is the proper one to bind the jail to.
Does it matter?