Chapter 16 Jails

Table of Contents
16.1 Synopsis
16.2 Terms Related to Jails
16.3 Introduction
16.4 Creating and Controlling Jails
16.5 Fine Tuning and Administration
16.6 Application of Jails
Contributed by Matteo Riondato.

16.1 Synopsis

This chapter will provide an explanation of what FreeBSD jails are and how to use them. Jails, sometimes referred to as an enhanced replacement of chroot environments, are a very powerful tool for system administrators, but their basic usage can also be useful for advanced users.

After reading this chapter, you will know:

Other sources of useful information about jails are: