[arch-general] how many virtual machines

Kaiting Chen kaitocracy at gmail.com
Tue Apr 3 16:59:29 EDT 2012

On Tue, Apr 3, 2012 at 4:56 PM, Nicholas MIller <nick.kyky at gmail.com> wrote:

> hello
> I currently host my personal webpage from a virtual machine at my house.  I
> am looking to add a mailserver as well as an irc server.  however I don't
> know if I should be using a separate vmachine for each service.  I am more
> concerned about security than resource use.  however the publicly reachable
> IP I have is through an external vpn provider (i believe it is strong
> vpn).  any ideas suggestions would be appreciated.

There's really no reason you need another VM for each of those services.
Make sure you have proper privilege separation and you should be fine.

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