[CentOS] cr repo and firewalling

Nicolas Thierry-Mieg Nicolas.Thierry-Mieg at imag.fr
Tue Jan 15 23:04:48 UTC 2013

Markus Falb wrote:
> On 15.1.2013 23:28, Nicolas Thierry-Mieg wrote:
>> Markus Falb wrote:
>>> On 15.1.2013 22:18, Nicolas Thierry-Mieg wrote:
>>>> Markus Falb wrote:
>>>>> dns round robin is not very helpful for me doing firewall rules.
>>>>> How would you solve this yum and firewall thing?
>>>> pick a mirror that's close to you and trustworthy (ie stays up to date),
>>>> and use that as your baseurl.
>>> you mean per ip
>>> mirror.centos.org has address
>>> baseurl=$releasever/cr/$basearch/
>>> avoiding dns. yes, it would be possible, but how reliable it is?
>> no, I meant choose a good one from the list:
>> http://www.centos.org/modules/tinycontent/index.php?id=31
> Oh, I was not aware that cr is mirrored!

oops!! sorry, I wasn't thinking specifically CR. And since in the 
example mirror I picked there happens to be a CR subdir it didn't click...

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