On Tue, Jun 06, 2006 at 12:31:19PM -0400, Kevin Wortman wrote: > All, > > Sometime ago there was a question posed about the error "Server refused to > allocate pty" when trying to ssh into a freebsd jail. It seemed to be > answered by someone saying that the command "mount_devfs devfs > /your/jail/dir/dev" needed to enter, which in fact does make the jail start > working. However, it was stated in the same posting that this was not > considered to be secure. > > Hence my question, if this is in fact not secure, how can I get my jail > properly configured in FreeBSD 6.0 without compromising the security of the > box? I ask because I have several boxes currently running in my environment > with jails (FreeBSD 4.x) and do not see this command anywhere in the startup > scripts yet the jailed environment appears to be working like a champ. > > I am fairly new to the FreeBSD world so please pardon my ignorance, if I > have displayed any.
See the jail manpage for how to set up devfs. Kris
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