Markus Falb wrote: > > Hi, > I find myself in a complicated situation and would like to ask the > oracle (choke!) for help. I would like to install the packages from > the continuous release repo and the yum config for this repo says > > baseurl=http://mirror.centos.org/centos/$releasever/cr/$basearch/ > > well, I definitely do not want to allow worldwide outgoing http so I > try to find the IPs > > # host mirror.centos.org > mirror.centos.org has address 188.8.131.52 > > but! wait... > > # host mirror.centos.org > mirror.centos.org has address 184.108.40.206 > > 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.