FreeBSD based distro for virtual hosting platform and appliance

Current status (2019-09-22): 19.09-RELEASE

About ClonOS

ClonOS is a turnkey Open Source platform based on FreeBSD and the CBSD framework. ClonOS offers a complete web UI for easily controlling, deploying and managing FreeBSD jails containers and Bhyve/Xen hyperviser virtual environments.

ClonOS is currently the only platform available which allow both Xen and Bhyve hypervisor to coexist on the same host. Being a FreeBSD base platform, ClonOS ability to create and manage jails allows you to run FreeBSD applications without losing performance.


ClonOS is a free open-source FreeBSD-based platform for virtual environments creation and management. In the core:

Minimum requirements:

We like existing (but unfortunately Linux-only) solutions such as Proxmox,Triton (Joyent),OpenStack, OpenNebula, Amazon AWS and we believe that FreeBSD OS is able to give something similar.

Very first ClonOS alpha review:

Few screenshots at an early stage of development: