The LXC tag is for questions relating to LinuX Containers and lightweight virtualization capabiliaties, issues, and troubleshooting.

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LXD and Juju management

Afternoon! Would it be practical to create LXD containers on different servers and in the container use Ubuntu and juju? If it is, could juju see LXD containers as different machines?
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Juju lxc deploy not working!

I have a problem deploying services on lxc containers.I have set up maas and juju and have 4 servers deployed. Here is a juju status: environment: maas machines: "0": agent-state: started ...
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Standard LXC Container configs for shell scripting in Ubuntu?

I would like to do computation in neutral environment. I got a tip about Linux containers here. I am not sure how this project about Linux containers is managed, like who is the central board. ...
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Can I create a kvm inside an lxc?

I want to create a kvm inside an lxc container, but when I try it I get "Permission denied": $ qemu-system-x86_64 -enable-kvm -m 768 -localtime -nographic -net user -net nic,model=virtio -drive ...
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lxc-create: bad template: download

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04. According to the Ubuntu Server Guide, there should be a -t download template option for the lxc-create command. However I get the following output: sudo lxc-create -t ...
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lxc-ls option flag error - lxc_container: command get_init_pid failed to receive response

I'm trying to use the lxc-ls command to list LXC containers on Ubuntu 12.04, but I'm getting a get_init_pid error whenever I invoke the command with an option flag. Here is an example session: $ sudo ...
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AppArmor Error: “invalid VM definition” after starting lxc on updated version of libvirt (1.2.12)

I am trying to start an LXC on a newer version of libvirtd but it fails to start with the following error: $ virsh -c lxc: start textlxc error: Failed to start domain testlxc error: internal error: ...
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How do I setup an LXC guest so that it gets a dhcp address so I can access it on my network?

I setup LXC using: lxc-create -t ubuntu -n lxcguest1 But I can't access any services running on it from my LAN, it appears to be NATed. How do I set it up so that I can access it (it probably ...
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systemd in LXC endlessly trying to umount pam_mount home

I use the following $HOME/.pam_mount.conf.xml to mount an LXC container filesystem when I log in via SSH: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8" ?> <!DOCTYPE pam_mount SYSTEM ...
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Save lxc container on another partition

I'm running out of space on my / partition. Can I install/use /home partition with lxc containers? (how to allocate different hdd for use of containers?)
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No network on LXC container running vivid on precise host

I already run trusty containers on my precise host. I have no issues. I'm trying to run a vivid container on the same host. The container work, but there is no network. The container doesn't get ...
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Installing a GUI application in LXD/Docker with a GUI installer

I have an old proprietary software which I need to run on newer distro. I hope containers are the solution. The problem is that the old software installs itself from a GUI application which require ...
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Autostart Unpriviledged LXC Containers

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and have installed LXC normally. I've followed the official LXC documentation to set up unprivileged containers under a non-root user. These don't seem to support LXC's ...
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Container namespace isn't visible in ip netns list

I wonder why we can't see the namespaces created by lxc-create on the output of "ip netns list" For example I create a namespace like below lxc-create -t download -n cont1 -- -d ubuntu -r trusty -a ...
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Juju local shared folder

I'm using juju local and I want to create a shared folder between the host and one of the juju machines. How can I accomplish this? I attempted these instructions with no success : ...
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Change data directory of Docker

How can I change the data directory of Docker where docker save the container (or where lxc save the container)? I have in my server a ssd and a hard drive ant I want that the container will be save ...
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Connecting to lxc container via SSH using lxc user

I noticed that the username/password I use to connect to a newly created LXC container via lxc-console doesn't work with ssh (with sshd running in the container). When I try, I get Permission denied ...
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Route all LXC container traffic through host VPN connection

I have a host with an OpenVPN connection working on tun0 but not routing traffic through it. How would I configure an LXC container to route all it's traffic through the OpenVPN connection on tun0 ...
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Problem setting up a user-space LXC container

Several evenings, I already try to get an LXC installation working with user-space containers. Since it's going to be a new server, I don't care (yet) too much about distribution and release, so I ...
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Cannot auto-start LXC containers created with LXD

I have created a lxc container easily with LXD tools however I couldn't find a way to auto-start it on reboot. (Ubuntu 15.04) For LXC it's said that adding lxc.start.auto = 1 to the container config ...
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How to make a HDD device file /dev/sdxY available in lxc container?

I created a lxc container with sudo lxc-create -n ubuntu-trusty-amd64 -t ubuntu -- --arch amd64 --release trusty on Ubuntu 14.04 with lxc 1.0.5-0ubuntu0.1 and realized that there're no device files in ...
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How can I restrict an LXD guest to using a single public IP address?

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 LXD container on an Ubuntu 14.04 Server host (using lxd-git-master PPA). I want to prevent it from reaching any other containers or from communicating with the public Internet ...
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How can I make one legacy sysvinit script (xen) start before an upstart job (lxc)?

I am running Xen with an Ubuntu trusty Dom0 in the following configuration: FreeBSD DomU vault exports ZFS filesystem /storage/backuppc via NFS. Ubuntu Dom0 keep mounts vault:/storage/backuppc at ...
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How do I get the IP address of an LXC container?

I've written a few scripts to manage LXC containers, and I can get their IP addresses via ifconfig, assuming I'm connected to the console. I now want to connect to these containers via ssh. How do I ...
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Video driver under lxc container?

Since LXC (Linux Containers) is a kernel level super-chroot, I've been wondering what sort of video driver the containers have: My host is Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit machine with ATI gpu. Will the LXC ...
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Is it possible to install LXD directly on a Ubuntu Snappy Core?

I'm running a Ubuntu Snappy Core (2015-04-28, version 45). I want to install LXD directly on the snappy host. Is this possible? Thx! --todd
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Is there a way to configure lxd containers with cloud config at provision time?

Specifically, with the CLI tools- not openstack. I'm looking at what a local dev setup with lxd might look like but am coming up empty handed when it comes to configuring new containers. Are there ...
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How can I run a Snappy / ubuntu-core image with LXD

I would like to run Ubuntu Snappy in an LXC container. There isn't an existing snappy image at the default https://images.linuxcontainers.org repo, but I was wondering if this is something others ...
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Up to date LXC template for Ubuntu

Currently we are using LXC to deploy a web application, each time we deploy a new and separate container is freshly built. The container is based on Ubuntu 14.04, but the problem is that the template ...
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Share a folder between host and ubuntu lxc container

How can I share a folder between the host system (ubuntu 14.04) and an ubuntu lxc container? I tried mounting the folder on the host: sudo mount --bind /media/data/share ...
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How to connect to a LXC container from the LAN?

I have a server with the latest Ubuntu server 64-bit install in my home wlan. I use ssh to connect to it from my laptop. The server /etc/network/interfaces file: # The loopback network interface ...
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How to create archlinux lxc [closed]

I'm trying to create arch linux lxc on Ubuntu 15.04 server. First: lxc-create -t archlinux -n test fails with errors that pacman and pacstrap could not be found. I solved this by installing pacman ...
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Installing Web server on linux containers?

Is it possible to create a container and install a web server into it ? i.e. apache web server and run it ? Im doing a project on ns-3 using tapbridge and I need one of the nodes to act as a ...
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Mount qcow2 image using qemu-nbd within a container

I'm trying to get an OpenStack Nova compute node running within a container to boot a server in a nested container. Everything works fine until I ask Nova in the controller to boot the server. During ...
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How to change the mirror of lxc-create?

I have an Ubuntu repository server in my network. I want to create a lxc container using lxc-create. How can i change the default repository of lxc-create to my repository? There isn't any option ...
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IP Address Linux Containers

Please, i have a problem i try to find a solution since days i'm a beginner with linux (networking) In our cluster (10 nodes), we deploy the same image file on each node. So each node has a different ...
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New Openstack Autopilot stuck at: In progress - Configure availability zones - 98%

I see in landscape0:job-handler-1.log: 2015-03-18 14:00:13 INFO root RetryingCall for '_create_networks_and_router' failed, trying 119 more time(s): 2015-03-18 14:00:13 INFO root Traceback (failure ...
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lxc-create hangs and finally fails

I was trying to place some juju charms on linux containers and the containers failed to start. To debug the issue I sshed into the node where this happened and tried creating an LXC container manually ...
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Ping to LXC container

Please, I try to do ping 10.0.3.8 (ip of LXC container) from VMB but it didn’t work ! Have you an idea please ? Here is an explanation of what I want do: (red arrow) The blue arrows means that the ...
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Possible to access lxc guest containers via DNS?

Assume I have a VPS server available at dev.myserver.com- I would like to be able to run 1 or 2 services from this one server, for example a saltstack service and a Jenkins instance. Now to keep the ...
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Ubuntu LXC container: “unable to set ”nproc“ resource limit: Operation not permitted”

I'm trying to install mongodb in a Ubuntu container, I followed these instructions to set up the Ubuntu 14.10 host: https://linuxcontainers.org/lxc/getting-started/ Running apt-get install mongodb ...
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Container lxc has two IP: One of them is bridge's. When connect with juju, connects to bridge's

If I install OpenStack with openstack-installer (autopilot) and the bootstrap for the first environment is launched over the VM that comes with openstack-installer pachage ...
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no login prompt for lxc

I installed and setup an LXC according to these instructions... https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/getting-started-with-lxc-on-an-ubuntu-13-04-vps Everything was working fine until I ...
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How to let built-in DHCP assign a static IP to LXC container based on name, not MAC address

I know, that I can assign static IP manually, using /etc/network/interfaces. I also know, that I can read the MAC address of the LXC container (e.g. by looking for lxc.network.hwaddr entry in ...
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Link aggregation on a LXC bridge

I'm working on a server with a number of various interfaces (eth0-3) and I currently just use one for both host traffic and another for my LXC bridges traffic. Since I have a few spare ports just ...
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Can I deploy to LXC in a Juno/trusty environment?

This is a follow up on Juju Icehouse-Openstack LXC. It seems that Trusty and Juno combo also do not allow LXC instantiation, i.e., Changing "virt-type" in nova-compute charm does not change ...
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How could I set a file overlay on my whole system?

I need to build and test system components on my Ubuntu laptop and I want to be sure that it won't damage (or replace any my current components) (I plan to build and test gtk, gstreamer and ...
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arkose alternative for trusty lts

arkose got dropped from the repos as it was no longer compatible with newer kernels: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/arkose/+bug/1299904 Bare LXC is a poor substitute, as it only offers a ...
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Apt-get fails to fetch inside an LXC container

I have an Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS server that's running LXC containers. The containers run Ubuntu 14.04.1 too. Network config of host is pretty standard, static IP, ISP's DNSes (IP1/IP2) plus google's : $ ...