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Are there any better alternative to chroot environment? I'm thinking about running nginx on a jailed environment.

BTW, I'm on OpenVZ VPS, so modifying the Kernel is a no-no.

(I think that prevents me from installing SELinux, AppArmor, etc.)

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Can you clarify your needs? A chroot is usually good enough to jail a server... –  ā„¯aphink Feb 22 '12 at 10:23
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Have a look at this answer - it is a bit more general, but I think you'll find information useful in your scenario. –  rozcietrzewiacz Feb 22 '12 at 11:05
    
@Raphink I'm looking for a way to secure my server running on OpenVZ VPS... –  user269334 Feb 23 '12 at 19:08
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