Building Guest Systems

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Create an Ubuntu Edgy Guest on Ubuntu Edgy

  • get vserver-util via apt
apt-get install util-vserver debootstrap
  • Create the guest
vserver vserver1 build -m debootstrap --interface eth0: -- -d edgy
  • Start the guest
vserver vserver1 start
  • Copy the nameserver config from the host
cp /etc/resolv.conf /home/vservers/vserver1/etc/resolv.conf
  • Install elementary packages on the guest (replace language-pack-en with locales and launch locale-gen on guest)
vapt-get vserver1 -- install ssh vim rsync screen language-pack-en

  • Login into the guest
vserver vserver1 enter
  • Edit ssh to allow login
vi /etc/ssh/sshd_config
  • Modify PermitRootLogin yes to:
PermitRootLogin no
  • Modify ListenAddress to match guest's address (do the same on host system to match host's address)
  • Restart ssh
/etc/init.d/ssh restart
  • Exit the guest
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