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 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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Nginx forward ssl to ISPConfig lxc container

I am having issues with https connexions to the ISPConfig admin panel (port 8080). My setup is relatively standard. I own a physical host, which routes all traffic on common ports to an LXC container ...
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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 containers - Duplicate tty on Gentoo guest

I'm trying to run Gentoo inside LXC container on Centos 7 host machine. I have prepared the guest OS on another (Gentoo) machine by following this tutorial https://wiki.gentoo.org/wiki/LXC. On this ...
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How can I install multiple Atlassian applications in a single server?

Ok, this is a two-part question. I got an unmanaged VPS with CentOS from a hosting company in order to install several Atlassian tools, however, I ran into the problem that when starting a second ...
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LXC container shows host's full RAM amount and CPU count

I've been using LXC containers for a few years and have recently expanded the types of applications that run inside of container environments. I'm starting to limit resources at the container level ...
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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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Can Docker Corrupt a Software RAID Setup? [closed]

I read that software RAID should not be implemented on a machine that also has ESXi virtual machines running. Does this mean that I would want to avoid LVM and or LXC/Docker containers as well on this ...
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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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How to create /dev/tun device inside unprivileged LXC container?

This question is similar to No tun device in lxc guest for openvpn . The LXC has evolved and the unprivileged LXC containers were introduced recently that offer another layer of security against ...
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Vagrant lxc container fails to start

I`m trying to set up a vagrant box with lxc container on Ubuntu 14.10. I use vagrant-lxc plugin and "fgrehm/trusty64-lxc" box. When I use vagrant up --provider=lxc console stops on ==> ...
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Prevent container from shutting down at console exit

As the manual clearly states, an LXC container automatically destroys (shuts down) itself when you exit the console. However, we're using these machines as servers (sshd, sometimes apache, ...) and I ...
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LinuxContainers arch-linux double login tty

Since upgrading to LXC 1.0 with the new Arch Linux template when I create a new instance I have a double tty when invoking: lxc-console --name <container> This is the output: Arch Linux ...
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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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Unprivileged lxc container as root

I have successfully been able to run privileged lxc containers (as root). My system: uname -a Linux ruby-dev 3.13.0-32-generic #57-Ubuntu SMP Tue Jul 15 03:51:08 UTC 2014 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 ...
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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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Is LXC secure enough for VPS hosting?

Right now I'm using Linux VServer for VPS hosting. But it's lacking some functionality I need (ex. cpu usage virtualization, quota support for guests, etc.) so I'm thinking about switching to OpenVZ ...
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How to run Fedora container on Ubuntu host?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.10 and was trying to run a Fedora container. The container I created via given templates does not work properly. I guess the reason is that systemd is not set up correctly. ...
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NFS service fails on LX-Containers

When I restart NFS daemon on my LX-Container I see below mssages service nfs restart Shutting down NFS daemon: [FAILED] Shutting down NFS mountd: ...
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LXC container gets 2 IP addresses

I want to have a flat configuration where the host and guest all have their own static addresses on the network. For some unknown reason however, the container is assigned 2 addresses, 192.168.0.110 ...
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Easy way to transfer files between host and LXC container on LVM

This is an easy task in the case of containers that share the same filesystem but I'm not sure what would be the proper approach for containers that use LVM disks. I know I could use rsync or scp but ...
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Vsftpd don't work fine in passive mode in LXC container

I'm beginner in Docker, I have a vsftpd in a Debian and for passive mode I configured in vsftpd: pasv_enable=YES pasv_min_port=65000 pasv_max_port=65000 pasv_address=192.168.1.31 and I show with ...
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Running containers inside a virtual machine?

It is my understanding that containers are much more lightweight than VMs because they do not virtualize the hardware but instead just isolate the software running in them from software running in ...
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Setup public IP address on LXC container

Can anyone tell me how to setup a network interface for each LXC container so that each container can have its own dedicated IP address? Here's what the /etc/network/interfaces file on my host node ...
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Bridging Interfaces and limiting Egress of children

HISTORY: First let me explain what I want to do: I want to setup a development / staging environment based on LXC so our developers can rapidly deploy and tear down VMs. We have a single public ...
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Why does the lxc container binds more than the configured ip?

I set up several ubuntu LXC containers on my ubuntu server. They all have a unique IP configured. As they start up, some of them do bind more than the defined IP address. For example container A ...
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LXC setup with multiple LVM-backed disks

I'd like to set up an lxc container on an ubuntu host with multiple back-end disks. At least two: /boot / /opt, maybe Is there a way to, in one lxc-setup command, to accomplish this? Below is ...
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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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lxc / docker wake on lan?

Has anyone successfully implemented "wake on LAN" functionality in a linux container? In my setup each client has his own container for a vpn, but I only want the container to "boot up" when the ...
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docker-py + lxc driver: net not working

I use docker (versio 1.5.0) with the lxc driver (version 1.0.4-3). When I create a new container from the shell like this it works fine: docker run \ -d \ --name $username \ --net="none" \ ...
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How to make a device node persistent in a LXC

I need /dev/fuse inside a LXC. cgroups are properly configured, i.e. I can manually create the device node and everything is fine - until I restart the container, then the node is gone. Of course I ...
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how to monitor lxc services in production server

I want to monitor services running in lxc such as nginx, node, database, ect.. I have installed lxc in our production server to have service run in separate containers like database run in one lxc ...
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Share serial port between linux containers

I have a requirement to share a single serial port between two or more linux containers. The LXCs are spawned by the host linux. I explored the option of socat, wherein the host will open a TCP ...
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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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How to connect a /dev USB modem in an LXC container?

I've been struggling with various tutorials to hook up my /dev/ttyACM0 in a lxc container. Basically I've tried adding the following line in my lxc config : lxc.cgroup.devices.allow = c 166:* rwm ...
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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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Is it possible to set the backing FS directory of a specific LXC?

So they don't all go to the same folder (e.g. /var/lib/lxc)? This would let the user take advantage of other partitions/disks when the default one becomes full. lxc version: 1.0.6
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Byobu - How to disconnect from lxc-console

I am inside Byobu on ubuntu 12.04 and entered an lxc-console. Unfortunately, the escape sequence for lxc appears to be cntrl-a q. However this clashes with Byobu's which also uses cntrl-a sequence. I ...
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LXC networking with public IP

I have installed LXC in ubuntu server 12.04 using this link. It was installed successfully and i am able login using ubutu/ubuntu as username and password. Then I tried to setup network for LXC ...
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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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nftables, bridge, lxc. Can't call into container

My first post so bear with me. I am using nftables to start to replace old ones. I am loving it, but obviously, my approach is a bit iptables-like and also highly procedural, rather than using the ...
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What is the best practise to autostart unprivileged lxc containers on Ubuntu 14.04 64bit?

The current implementation of the LXC technology deals nicely with an issue of starting the privileged containers upon system start.. Users of the unprivileged containers (which arguably promise ...
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systemd-journal in Debian Jessie LXC container eats 100% CPU

After creating fresh LXC based on Debian Jessie, on a Ubuntu 14.04, systemd-journal eats all CPU available. lxc-create -n jessie -t debian
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LXC Container with public IPv6 network

I have a setup where I wanna be able to access a LXC Container by there public IPv6 Address from public. At the moment I'm getting stuck while trying to access any other net than the network provided ...
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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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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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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 ...