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Network Virtualization: The FreeBSD Network Stack Virtualization Project

What it is and hat its goal is?

The network stack virtualization project aims at extending the FreeBSD kernel to maintain multiple independent instances of networking state. This will allow for complete networking independence between jails on a system, including giving each jail its own firewall, virtual network interfaces, rate limiting, routing tables, and IPSEC configuration. This project is focused at virtualizing the networking stack in FreeBSD -CURRENT. An earlier effort yielded patches for virtualizing the FreeBSD 4.11-RELEASE network stack for which the support has been dropped.


Link to the project and also to the Podcast (Its an *.ogg file)

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