[CentOS] Yum / Up2date issues and mirror.centos.org
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Tue Nov 29 17:48:11 UTC 2005
On Tue, 2005-11-29 at 12:08 -0500, William Warren wrote:
> interesting. I like my transparent proxies..:) Your post seems to
> indicate there is a yum configuration that can fix this issue without
> having to use ft and without having to reveal the proxy. Am i correct?
Yes, you can use the proxy settings in /etc/yum.conf to tell it to use
the proxy ... this should minimize any issues.
should give you good instructions for proxy setup of yum
basically, just this should work for a transparent proxy:
> Johnny Hughes wrote:
> > On Tue, 2005-11-29 at 11:46 -0500, William Warren wrote:
> >>so my question is..why can't yum deal with a squid proxy running in
> >>transparent mode?..<G>
> > Because a transparent proxy is cheating ... yum has no idea that you are
> > using a proxy. Transparent proxies are not the way proxy servers should
> > be done.
> > If you know the IP address and port of your transparent proxy ... and
> > you setup yum to use it properly, it will be no problem.
> > If yum is not configured to use a proxy, it assumes that it is making a
> > direct connection. This is not an unreasonable assumption, and it is
> > quite logical.
> > Transparent proxies should be against the freaking law :)
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