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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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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Managing LXC containers in EC2

I have an EC2 instance running inside a VPC. I need to run a service inside a LXC container started in that instance and to make the service available to the outside world. I have therefore created a ...
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With CentOS 6 and LXC, “ifconfig” is unable to see network interface (but busybox “ifconfig” works fine)

I've just started working with LXC under CentOS 6 (via the libvirt adapter). If I create an LXC container, I'm unable to see any network interfaces when using the native system tools: # ifconfig -a ...
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lxc container not getting default route

I'm running Ubuntu Precise. I understand that my current version of lxc doesn't support gateway/default route assignment (lxc 0.7.5-3ubuntu67). I've been trying like heck to get a few lines to execute ...
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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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Execute virtualbox in LXC ? /dev/vboxnetctl: No such file or directory

I have Jenkins installed in a LXC container. In one Jenkins job, I want to test my project deployment with vagrant + Virtualbox. So, I try to execute VirtualBox in my LXC container. First ...
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Cannot start XML defined Linux Container, faulty cgroup mount

Using ubuntu 13.04 latest; i've installed lxc and various other tools Here's my XML definition: <domain type='lxc'> <name>vm1</name> <memory>500000</memory> ...
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Chef-Server fails startup

I've installed chef-server from the chef apt repository using these instructions and everything seems to work until I try to start chef-server. I'm running Debian Squeeze in a Linux container (LXC). ...
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installing debian with debootstrap and lxc instead of debootstrap and chroot

So I need to 'install' (or rather prepare a root filesystem for) a Debian system and that was done with debootstrap and chroot before. However due to the not-very-existent isolation of chroots (with ...
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Forwarding all traffic coming into eth0 on host to eth1 on LXC container

I'm trying to monitor all the traffic coming into my computer using software running in an LXC container. The software on the LXC expects to be monitoring eth1. Thus, I would like to Create an ...
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linux container bridge port forwarding?

How to setup linux container bridge port forwarding? I start using LXD, and looks like their policy is to setup port-forwarding with OS base unlike docker. I want to build a web server, so 80 port ...
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Configuring Container with bridges and vlans (server only?)

I have two groups of lxc contianers on a server and want to isolate their network traffic for security reasons. I will be using port forwarding so the containers much each have separate IP's. I know I ...
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/dev/ttyS0 in lxc container

How to set up lxc to get /dev/ttyS0 in lxc container. I add # /dev/ttyS0 lxc.cgroup.devices.allow = c 4:64 rwm into config but nothing works - If I add manually mknod in running container ...
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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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lxc container doesn't start because - lxc_conf - failed to setup the console

I use ubuntu 12.04 server with all updates I was restarted lxc container by a command in shell: "reboot" lxc version is: 1.0.0~alpha1.0+master~20130930-1830-0ubuntu1~ppa1~precise1 #uname -a Linux ...
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Networking with lxc containers with local dhcp and external ipv6 double bridge problems

I want to use both ipv6 externally on all my containers, and ipv4 external only on the hosts. I am using Ubuntu 12.04 64bit. For ipv4 on the container I use the DHCP that came with the lxc ...
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Mounting a network file system inside LXC on Ubuntu 12.10

On an Ubuntu 12.10 server, I created an Ubuntu cloud lxc container. In the /var/lib/lxc/MY_CONTAINER/config file, I uncommented the line: lxc.aa_profile = unconfined and started the container. ...
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FTP proxy with SSL support

I have a bunch of LXC containers with vsftpd daemon installed on each. I would like to forward/proxy traffic from dom0 server port 21 to particular containers based on ftp user name e.g. ...
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User not recognized by underlying authentication

I'm running lxc on Linux Mint Debian Edition tracking Wheezy/Sid. I created a container using "lxc-create -t debian -n dev". In accordance with the Debian wiki article on LXC I have mounted the ...
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Ipv6 over bridged network stops working after some time (Ubuntu LXC)

i hope you can help me. I am running several Linux Containers on a bare metal server which is provided with an Global Ipv6 address as well as an 64-bit network by my provider. I have configured IPv6 ...
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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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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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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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(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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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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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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Make LXC containers available from the physical network

I've been trying to achieve the following. I want to use LXC as a thin isolation layer inside our physical machines, meaning each machine will have only one container running. For this container, I ...
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LXC and proxying port 22 (ssh)

I have installed LXC on my Ubuntu 12.04 server and have created a couple of containers. I have only 1 external IP address, thus I am using nginx on my host machine to proxy HTTP requests from certain ...
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dnsmasq and lxc with wildcard DNS subdomains

I'm using LXC to create a new containers. All of them are using dnsmasq with DHCP to get their IP address and to have local DNS server. I setup a domain .lxc in dnsmasq. So every container will get ...
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Set up LXC container as VM with its own IP address

I need to set up a fenced environment in on Ubuntu server. The actual use case is to have two separate websites running on the same physical box, but I want one of those websites running in a fenced ...
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Why can't rsyslogd find libgcc_s.so.1?

Scenario: Running a debootstrapped Ubuntu 11.4 lxc guest on a Ubuntu 12.4 lxc host. Inside the lxc guest, rsyslogd is constantly crashing with SIGABRT stating: libgcc_s.so.1 must be installed for ...
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LXC containers on a OpenVZ VPS

I am trying to run LXC on a VPN that is hosted in OpenVZ, I have tried doing this with multiple image flavours, ubuntu. centos, debian... with no luck. LXC installs correctly but containers fail to ...
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Make LXC containers directly accessable with ipv6

First off I have a special IPv6 address allocated to my dedicated server, just 1. A ::1/128 one. But I can assign addresses to eth0 (eg ::2/128, ::3/128, etc). Now I would like to run LXC containers ...
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Can not connect to OpenVPN server from LXC container

I can't seem to connect to an OpenVPN server from an LXC container. I have spent some time searching around and tried the suggestions many have posted but I still can't seem to get this working. I was ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How lxc-console implements implementation of the process into container?

Let's assume that we have some host with containers on it. When I type lxc-console I can get access from host's cmd to container's cmd, so I want to know what exactly happens? I mean how lxc-console ...
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Systemd under LXC does not believe network device exists

I am running Arch Linux under LXC. I have a systemd unit file for dhcpcd (a DHCP client) that includes: BindsTo=sys-subsystem-net-devices-eth0.device And indeed, eth0 exists and is functioning: # ...