[CentOS-mirror] CentOS Mirror System Proposals)
Arctic Network Administrator
admin at arcticnetwork.ca
Thu Mar 9 18:26:13 UTC 2006
> 1. Would you be prepared to act as a hub for other (local) mirrors to sync
> from - either by providing us with a server to use, or setting up an
> apache virtual host that we can point to (would have to be
> standard CentOS mirror structure ) - and an rsync module.
Yes. We currently offer CentOS via rsync. rsync.arcticnetwork.ca::centos
> 2. Would you be prepared to feed a bittorrent of the centos tree for new
> mirrors to use to sync ??
No. We are supported by our provider because we are a network-friendly
alternative to Bittorrent. Bittorrent is bad.
> 3. Would you be prepared to mirror dvd.iso files , (bearing in mind the
Our webserver (lighttpd) supports large files. We also offer our
collections via FTP which supports large file sizes.
> 4. Would you be prepared to mirror vault.centos.org
Not at this time due to disk space requirements.
> Do you have any other suggestions ??
Are there any plans for a mirror status tool? Several other projects
run something as simple as mirmon, or as complex as a custom
automatic-notification monitoring tool, like CPAN has.
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