[CentOS-mirror] POLL: DVDs and access lists ...

Bob Bownes bownes at gmail.com
Thu Apr 8 15:58:14 UTC 2010

I'd be more for IP based acls.

On Thu, Apr 8, 2010 at 7:23 AM, Ralph Angenendt
<ralph.angenendt at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 25, 2010 at 10:42 PM, Ralph Angenendt
> <ralph.angenendt at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi all you mirror people out there,
>> today I'd like to present a small poll to you, a questionnaire if you like.
>> a) Which mirror does *NOT* want to carry the DVD isos?
> Only one mirror does not want to but would - not bad, that was what I
> wanted to hear ...
>> b) Who of you pull with machines where the IP address is different from
>>   the host from where you offer the mirror? Which IP address pulls for
>>   which mirror if your addresses differ?
> Those weren't that many either.
> In your opinion, would you rather go with password based acls or with
> ip based acls?
> If there's not that many mirrors which don't pull from the IP they are
> serving from, the ip based acls can be calculated "on the fly" with
> one more field in the database for machines which have a different
> puller.
> Password based ACLs on the other hand could break older,
> non-maintained, but working setups - but they are easier to implement
> and less error prone.
> Opinions?
> Ralph
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