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

Sun Sep 26 22:53:54 UTC 2010
Lucian <lucian at chml.ro>

  On 26/09/10 23:42, Ralph Angenendt wrote:
> Am 26.09.10 20:52, schrieb Randy McAnally:
>> I have never seen our own mirrors show up in more than 1 of the 4 repos at any
>> given time.  In the case of DNS/Proxy hijacking, does this mean we would have
>> to return ONLY our mirrors, or do I just make sure they are part of the 10
>> random mirrors?
> Note that I am not officially recommending DNS hijacking, as I think
> that it is rather nasty towards your users - and only really works if
> all your users use your name servers for DNS resolution.
> Having said that: I'd just return your mirrors, if you can handle the load.
> There are other mirroring systems which can also act on a BGP or simple
> CIDR level, maybe it is time to take a look at those.
> Ralph
If there are systems capable of using BGP then why is everyone using