[CentOS-mirror] Important notification for the (7) upcoming release

Tue Jun 17 12:45:37 UTC 2014
Imre Gergely <gimre at narancs.net>

On 06/17/2014 03:38 PM, Fabian Arrotin wrote:
> On 17/06/14 14:34, Imre Gergely wrote:
>> Hi
>> "To better serve you, we'll start implementing the following changes in
>> the next 24 hours :
>> - we'll restrict the CentOS (and - legacy but pointing to the same path
>> - CentOS-incdvd) rsyncd modules access to IP currently being marked as
>> "official" CentOS public mirrors
>> - That means that we'll currently stop adding new mirrors until Seven is out
>> - That also means that if you're using a different outgoing IP address
>> than the reverse ip lookup for your mirror(s), you'll be blocked (if
>> that's the case, contact us on the centos-mirror list and we'll fix that )"
>> Which mirror is considered "official" ?
>> I've recently changed our mirror's IP address, ftp.astral.ro
>> ( -> ftp.upcnet.ro (, could you please check if
>> is in the ACL and also update the URL on the mirror list page?
>> How do I know if this mirror is considered official ?
>> Thanks!
> The "official" mirrors are the ones listed on both
> http://centos.org/download/mirrors/ and http://mirror-status.centos.org/.
> I've just checked and your new IP is already included in the change that
> will be implemented (normally tomorrow).
> As I'm busy working on that, do you want me to reflect that hostname
> change in the mirror DB ? (from astral.ro to upcnet.ro)
> Cheers,

Yes please. Thank you.

Imre Gergely
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