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Welcome to the pot documentation

Welcome! This is the documentation of pot, an open source jail framework/manager for FreeBSD. It's designed to support multiple jail usage, from VM emulation to small container model.

A good place to start, is the Getting started guide or the Installation Guide.
pot can be used to manage Thin jails, Thick jails or Containers.
There are also detailed sections about Network configuration of a pot and Pot images.

A FAQ section is in development and available here Soon, you'll find additional sections about potMachine, to allow you to use pot on different operating systems, and minipot, a one-node based service mesh that allow you to play with nomad

Last update: 2020-03-04