[CentOS-mirror] Mirroring Release of CentOS 5 Beta
lance at centos.org
Thu Mar 8 23:24:13 UTC 2007
On Thu, 8 Mar 2007, William Dunn wrote:
> Mirror: Virginia Tech CS department http://mirror.cs.vt.edu/
> IP: 22.214.171.124
> URL for testing: http://mirror.cs.vt.edu/pub/centos-beta/
> (also accessable http://via 126.96.36.199/centos/ )
> From the root of the site, /centos/ symlinks to the proper directory for the
> beta, and is respected by apache.
Please can you make sure that beta.centos.org shows the centos dir , as at
http://betamirror.nsc.liu.se/ rather than your which seems to show the 4.x
dirs as at http://mirror.cs.vt.edu/pub/centos-beta/ ???
> Still syncing, but should be done soon.
> Lance Davis wrote:
>> Thanks for all the offers of mirrors for the beta - we are going to
>> restrict access to our servers by ip - so if you could all email what ip
>> your server will be accessing from that would help - although we do have
>> records of some.
>> The actual sync needs to be done from rsync
>> It is also accesible as us-beta-sync for us mirrors and eu-beta-sync for eu
>> ones. We dont have geoip based dns set up for it yet.
>> If you could make sure that the tree you present looks the same as ours eg
>> has a /centos/ dir , because all beta.centos.org need to look the same ...
>> Also the beta tree will be embargoed until a date/time to be emailled to
>> this list. We will make the embargoed subdirectories non-publically
>> readable until release time , but you will need to exclude them from rsync
>> target, we will publish suitable exclude= for the rsync target, (and maybe
>> also for ftp).
>> At release time we will make the released dir publicaly readable so that
>> he next sync will make it available.
>> We will check all mirrors contain suitable data before adding them to our
>> dns , so please make sure that the tree is accessible either by ip or via a
>> different virtual host.
>> So - what we need :-
>> mirror :
>> ip address for rsync access :
>> url for testing :
>> uklinux.net -
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> William Dunn
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> Virginia Tech Computer Science Department
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