FreeBSD based distro for virtual hosting platform and appliance

This is not a commercial project. Development activity is highly dependent on the level of investment, as development requires for hosting, test/development equipment, infrastructure for updates/CI/CD, and support. Please Support Us if you are not indifferent to the development of this project.

Current status (2023-10): 23.10-CURRENT

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: