Tag: smartos

  • Syncthing on SmartOS

    This is a quick tutorial on how to get syncthing running on SmartOS by means of an LX branded zone (ubuntu-16.04-20170403). I initially tried using Joyent brand, but when starting syncthing, I received ‘Watching is not supported’ which is related to an issue with fsnotify on github https://github.com/fsnotify/fsnotify/pull/263 . An alternative would be to simply…

  • NFS Server in an LX Brand SmartOS Zone

  • Mounting NFS Share from LX Zone

  • Deploying Kubernetes on SmartOS

    Some things are just explained better through video. Here I’m deploying Kubernetes on SmartOS with the help of bhyve.

  • Using cloud-init with SmartOS

    Using cloud-init with SmartOS

    SmartOS provides the ability to inject cloud-init data into a zone/VM. This is extremely useful for automating some of the menial tasks one would normally have to perform manually like setting up users, installing packages, or pulling down a git repo. Basically, anything you can stuff into cloud-init user-data is at your disposal. However, since…

  • SmartOS on Alix APU2c2

    Over the past few years, I’ve been using SmartOS as my hypervisor of choice coupled with a management layer called Project-Fifo. I have to say, it’s been a joy to work with. I had a couple Alix APU’s laying around and was curious how well SmartOS would run it. To begin, I downloaded the SmartOS…