[CentOS] cr repo and firewalling
John R Pierce
pierce at hogranch.com
Tue Jan 15 21:53:50 UTC 2013
On 1/15/2013 1:18 PM, Nicolas Thierry-Mieg wrote:
> pick a mirror that's close to you and trustworthy (ie stays up to date),
> and use that as your baseurl.
or build your own inhouse mirror, and aim the BaseURL at it instead. I
use a script like this...
$ cat lftp.sh
/usr/bin/lftp -c 'open ftp://mirrors.kernel.org && lcd
/export/mirror && mirror --continue --verbose=1 -x ia64 -x s390 -x
s390x -x alpha -x SRPMS centos'
(I'm pulling down all supported versions but not for itanic or alpha or
s390 or source RPMs)
/export/mirror in turn is used as an apache vhost (as well as a nfs
export), so my baseurl is
I cron that job once a week to update my mirror. I also use this mirror
directly for nfs netinstalls.
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