[arch-general] how many virtual machines

Nicholas MIller nick.kyky at gmail.com
Tue Apr 3 17:07:55 EDT 2012

On Apr 3, 2012 3:59 PM, "Kaiting Chen" <kaitocracy at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 3, 2012 at 4:56 PM, Nicholas MIller <nick.kyky at gmail.com>
> > 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
> > know if I should be using a separate vmachine for each service.  I am
> > concerned about security than resource use.  however the publicly
> > 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.
> --Kaiting.
> --
> Kiwis and Limes: http://kaitocracy.blogspot.com/

please correct me if I'm wrong but running each service as it's own user
without access to anything it doesn't need it's what you mean?  and this
might be a stupid ? but do you agree with your statement still if I need to
use nfs reachable outside my home network

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