LXC short for (Linux Containers) LXC is an operating system-level virtualization method for running multiple isolated Linux systems (containers) on a single control host. LXC is the userspace control package for Linux Containers, a lightweight virtual system mechanism sometimes described as “chroot ...

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LXC backing directory on a per container basis? [on hold]

Is is possible (and if so, how?) or are we only able to set the LXC storage directory for all containers (via lxcpath)?
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(Unexpected?) blkio controller behavior

I'm using docker 1.4.0 with lxc-1.0.6 and cgroup-lite-1.1.5 on Ubuntu 12.04. I have 3 hard disks (/dev/[sdb-sdd]) that I write to from 3 distinct containers. They have only one XFS partition, mounted ...
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Missing packages after clean Debian install

I've just installed a clean version of Debian (Wheezy) using the netInstall image. I feel like there's a lot of missing package (that are usually installed by default when I used to use the full ...
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SLES DHCP Dynamic DNS: Unable to add forward map…: not found

I have a SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11.3 install running on Amazon EC2 based off the official AMI. With DHCP and BIND configured (via yast) I'm having issues with Dynamic DNS. When a client ...
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less doesn't work in LXC container

I'm experiencing some trouble running less and expect inside LXC container (whether using console or SSH) Expect won't work before I won't add an "interact" anywhere in the script, and less doesn't ...
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Why port 22 redirection causes lxc containers to ssh to host?

I have a host A on which I have 2 lxc container (X and Y). I originally had port 22 on my host (A) forwarded to X. Using this configuration, I wasn't able to ssh out of the container X and when ...
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LXC container not starting

My CentOS LXC containers are not starting anymore on an Ubuntu 14.10 machine. I think that the problem started after a reboot, but I am not sure. I had a similar problem after an yum update, when the ...
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LXC container clone has no network and SSH stopped

I was having this networking problem with LXC containers (question and answer here:bridging LXC containers to host network with different IP range) and if I have found a solution, I still have not ...
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bridging LXC containers to host network with different IP range

I'm pretty new to linux, and I have been struggling with a problem for the past week or so... I am trying to setup a cluster of LXC containers on a workstation (host) which is has IP 192.168.10.33 ...
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Docker containers can't resolve DNS on Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop Host

I'm running into a problem with my Docker containers on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Docker worked fine for two days, and then suddenly I lost all network connectivity inside my containers. The error output ...
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could not create lxc container where linux distribution is different than the linux host?

My linux host is ubuntu 14.04 x64. I tried to create a centos lxc container sudo lxc-create -n centos -t centos but return errors Host CPE ID from /etc/os-release: 'yum' command is missing ...
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docker: set hostname for container

I'm having trouble setting the hostname on a running docker container. I'm also having trouble understanding how to specify hostname after the image is started. I started a container from an image I ...
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use LXC under heavier virtualization (Xen, KVM,Hyper-V,VMVare)

Is it possible to use LXC under heavier virtualization (Xen DomU,KVM,Hyper-V,VMVare) ? I would like to use it as security (isolation) tool, the ability to limit resource consumption is not priority ...
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Can Docker help me install Oracle 11g database on Ubuntu?

We are struggling with a common problem of trying to provide an Oracle 11g instance for our developers to test with. Our standard build agents are based on Ubuntu 12.04 but Oracle supports only RedHat ...
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LXC breaks IP-connectivity

I have i Libvirt/KVM-host with two physical ethernet cards. I use two bridges for these cards, one bridge for a local DHCP-based network and one for static public adresses. I use the first bridge to ...
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How do base linux distributions differ from the same distro on a VPS

I have centos 6.5 vps hosted by a 3rd party. I had planned to install docker on the vps but started to recieve lxc-start errors. This was wierd as I installed the docker without issue on a Vagrant box ...
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How to auto-start unprivileged lxc containers?

On Ubuntu 14.04, I have created an unprivileged container that I can manually start and stop. But I would like this to start and stop along with the system. I have added the following to the ...
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Mount Docker container contents in host file system

I want to be able to inspect the contents of a Docker container (read-only). An elegant way of doing this would be to mount the container's contents in a directory. I'm talking about mounting the ...
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LXC, Port forwarding and iptables

I have a LXC container (10.0.3.2) running on a host. A service is running inside the container on port 7000. From the host (10.0.3.1, lxcbr0), I can reach the service: $ telnet 10.0.3.2 7000 Trying ...
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Requirements to move an LXC container from host to another

What are the requirements and things to know to move an LXC container from an host to an other ?
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How do I configure LXC to allow the use of SCHED_RR in a container?

Any ideas on how I can configure LXC/cgroups, to allow the use of SCHED_RR for applications in a container? On the internet I have seen mention of unmounting the cpu-cgroup, I have tried that, ...
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LXC utsname does not work

I have created a LXC by cloning it from already existing LXC by using command lxc-clone -o u1 -n u2. When I start the u2 it comes with a prompt u2 login. Till this point it is fine. However, when I ...
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Running tor on lxc-based virtual infrastructure

I tried to set up a tor relay node on my server running debian squeeze with linux containers for better maintainability. Installing from main repository and tor repository failed. In debug.log there ...
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Setting the noatime flag for filesystems inside an lxc container

My host filesystem is ext4 mounted with the noatime flag. But inside an lxc-container, the flag is absent. Here's the output of mount on the host: /dev/sdb1 on /home type ext4 (rw,noatime) And ...
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lxc bandwidth control using tc

I am trying to restrict bandwidth inside my containers. I have tried using the following commands , But I think it is not getting effective. cd /sys/fs/cgroup/net_cls/ echo 0x1001 > ...
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Proper way of handling LXC containers on btrfs

Lets say we have one server with lxc installed, and a lxc container used for as a base img /var/lib/lxc/ubuntu_base. For simplicity let's forget the config changes after copying the base img. some ...
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How to share an LXC container between two compatible hosts?

I use Linux and I am in the process of migrating from one Linux Mint 15 into Linux Mint 16. Each OS is installed on the same partition as a different subvolume on the same btrfs partition. As I use ...
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LXC Container Networking

I just started to experiment with LXC containers. I was able to create a container and start it up but I cannot get dhcp to assign the container an IP address. If I assign a static address the ...
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Can I create separate bridges for every lxc user?

I have successfully created unprivileged lxc containers for one user on a system. All of those containers use the default lxcbr0 bridge. Now I want to allow other users on the system to create ...
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lxc command always “get error 4 in libc-2.12.so”

I've tried several time to find out why suddenly my LXC not working, I use dmesg | tail it shows: lxc-start[2777]: segfault at fffffffffffffffc ip 000000390347b82c sp 00007fffd9046c18 error 4 in ...
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How to change docker lxc/cgroup configuration at runtime

I would like to change docker lxc/cgroup settings while a container is running. As an example, if I launch a container like this: docker run --lxc-conf="lxc.cgroup.cpuset.cpus = 0" ... How do I ...
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linux container bridge filters ARP reply

I am using kernel 3.0, and I have configured a linux container that is bridged to a tap interface in my host computer. This is the bridge configuration: :~$ brctl show bridge-1 bridge name ...
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LXC containers act differently on difrent servers [closed]

I have two physical servers A and B. I wanted to upgrade them from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04. Here is my current setup (if I'm left out any info here, let me know and I'll add it): Server A: Ubuntu ...
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Publish or forward ipv6 port range to Docker container

I'm building a IPv6 enabled FTP container based on pure-ftpd and I have the problem that passive mode needs the client to connect on any port in the range of 30000 to 50000 to the server on the ...
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Can a Docker container uses the full CPU power and memory of the host OS?

I am new to Docker, but I have experience of using VM and hypervisor. Referring to Docker introduction and this image, Docker containers are isolated but share the same host OS. If we deploy only 1 ...
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Ubuntu LXC 14.04 Error

I had installed LXC in ubuntu 14.04. I had used an existing template and created a VM by executing the below command. /usr/share/lxc-templates/lxc-ubuntu -p /lxc/vm0 After the installation getting ...
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Reverse Proxy Linux Containers

I am trying to set up a reverse proxy on my ubuntu 14.04 host so that I can run multiple websites, each in their own LXC container (one day docker but one step at a time). In this example the ...
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What is Linux containers after all? [duplicate]

I've been reading many documentations on Linux containers. I also tried it out the CentOS way and the Ubuntu way . Wikipedia says it is an operating system–level virtualization. ...
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LXC networking not giving outgoing connection

I have a LX container on Ubuntu 13.04 which has worked flawless for the last 161 days. I restarted the host and started all the LXC's and I'm allowed to connect to the LXC containers from the outside. ...
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When I restart my LXC environment, the container does not re-bind to the IP address

The IP does no longer respond to a remote ping With restart I mean: lxc-stop -n vm3 lxc-start -n vm3 -f /etc/lxc/vm3.conf -d -- /etc/network/interfaces auto lo iface lo inet loopback up route ...
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Why are cgroups (blkio serviced bytes) and iotop producing diverging results

I work with lxc user space tools on ubuntu 14.04 and I want to perform some stress tests and benchmarking within a container. I know that free and htop are not working properly in a container. I am ...
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Reach LXC container from a virtualbox guest on the same host

Context I develop websites on my Ubuntu laptop (Ubuntu 13.04 64b). Each site runs within a dedicated LXC container¹ on network 10.0.3.x I sometimes need to reach those sites from a virtualbox guest ...
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Configure Nginx with multiple lxc containers, virtual hosts and subdomains

I want to use multiple (at least 3) lxc containers running Apache2 on port 80. I want to configure Nginx such that www.mydomain.com serves the content on the host machine while sub1.mydomain.com , ...
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OpenVZ Web panel: no such file to load when add physical server

I'm trying to use on my (testing) lxc server. I've on my server "potager.local": root@potager:~# lxc-list RUNNING FROZEN STOPPED web I've installed OpenVZ Web Panel on it and it ...
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lxc - java out of memory issues

I have a set of virtual machines on lxc container that run Ubuntu 14.04. All share same host and some of them are currently experiencing problems with java. Running java -version throws OutOfMemmory ...
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LXC not respecting netmask on Ubuntu 14

I have a LXC machine configured with bridging so that it has its own public IP address and is accessible over the internet. Even though it's working, the netmask address set in the VMs ...
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Logical volume attributes

I've used lxc-clone command to clone my lvm-based container (test_lvm was copied to create u33). Container works fine, but the output of sudo lvs confuses me: LV VG ...
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Setting up bridged LXC containers with static IPs

I'm trying to setup multiple LXC containers on a host, each with public static IPs of their own. My host is running the latest Ubuntu. It has a single network interface named eth0. The static IPs ...
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LXC container templates?

Is it possible to create an LXC container that you maintain only for the purpose of copying as a template? If so, how does one properly copy an LXC container?
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Is it possible to start LXC container inside LXC container?

Is it possible to start LXC container inside another LXC container?