[CentOS-mirror] Ideas on steering yum to local mirrors

Bangladeshi CentOS Mirror Maintainer [BD-SERVERS.NET] centos-org at bauani.org
Sat Sep 25 16:18:23 EDT 2010

An basic Idea. As you are a company hosting thousand of CentOS box, I
think a redirector (CISCO's WCCP & Squid) might help.

Other then that, you must have traffic redirection system, which might
help, though I am not sure what kind of redirector your DCs have.

Ahamed Bauani
Freelance ICT Consultant
Working on Deploying IPv6 in Bangladesh.

On Sun, Sep 26, 2010 at 1:58 AM, Randy McAnally <rsm at fast-serv.com> wrote:
> Does anyone have any ideas on how to steer mirror traffic to your own mirrors
> without logging into the boxes?  We have two public mirrors (one in each of
> our DCs) and would love to reduce the load on external mirrors, but manually
> changing the settings of tons of production boxes (many of which we don't even
> have access to) is not really an option.  Most/all of the boxes have the
> default yum config (fastestmirror plugin).
> Any ideas are welcome.
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> Randy M.
> www.FastServ.com
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Noor Ahamed Bauani
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