more mirrormanager testing

archive-admin at archive-admin at
Tue Apr 10 10:40:44 UTC 2007

Is there any feed back on why stuff isn't appearing? my FC stuff is there
but the extras havn't showed up?



On Thu, 5 Apr 2007, Matt Domsch wrote:

> Mirror Admins:
> Thank you to the several people who have put their data into
> mirrormanager already.
> I've made a few tweaks in the past week to speed up the queries, and
> it seems to be working pretty well[1].
> I ask everyone to please enter their data into mirrormanager now, so
> we can shake out any additional bugs before F7 Test 4 is ready to go
> out.
> In particular, please create:
> * an account in the Fedora Account System if you haven't already
> * a new Site
> * a new Host in your Site
> * a new ACL IP for your Host (DNS name preferred, IP ok too)
> * two new Category entries, one for Fedora Core, and one for Fedora
>   Extras
> * For each of FC and FE, one or more URLs by which end users can get
>   at your data (HTTP, FTP, and rsync).
> With that in place, the http/ftp crawler will come by every 6 hours or
> so looking at what you're carrying.  Each Category page in the web UI
> will show the list of directories you have it thinks are up-to-date.
> displays all the active mirrors.  This page (and its children - the
> per-version, per-arch subselect pages) will get exported static soon
> which is what we'll publicize end users to view.  Likewise the yum
> mirrorlist redirectors are available for playing with with a URL of
> e.g. the same as the normal mirrorlist syntax, just a change in the
> host.  The lists are being exported as static files every few hours
> also, so the standard mirrorlist CGI can use it unchanged, but as
> Infrastructure is moving that particular CGI this week, I haven't
> tested that.
> As always, thank you for your generous support of Fedora.  With your
> help, this will be the smoothest Fedora release ever.
> [1] occasionally we have authentication problems with the Fedora
>     Account System, but it's much rarer that it had been.  If you hit it,
>     please just reload a few times and it'll clear.
> [2] per-country lookups on the mirrorlist aren't quite working yet,
>     appending &country=XX.  It will soon though...
> Thanks,
> Matt

Archive Admin's at The UK Mirror Service

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