Welcome new Mirror Wranglers!

Damian Myerscough damian.myerscough at gmail.com
Wed Dec 12 21:58:04 UTC 2007

Hello Matt,

My FAS username is damian and my email is Damian.Myerscough at gmail.com

On Wed, 2007-12-12 at 15:02 -0600, Matt_Domsch at Dell.com wrote:
> Thank you each for volunteering to help with managing Fedora's list of
> mirror servers.  You have all been added to the email alias
> 'mirror-admin at fedoraproject.org', which is how you are getting this
> email.
> First, please send me your Fedora Account System username, as presumably
> the email address stored in the FAS for you is where you want these
> mails to go.
> Second, I recommend you subscribe to the relatively low volume
> fedora-infrastructure-list at redhat.com , which is where all the
> interesting Infrastructure discussion happens.
> (http://www.redhat.com/mailman/listinfo/fedora-infrastructure-list).
> This includes outage notices, freeze changes, and the like.
> Third, we are always happy to have more mirrors, provided they have
> sufficient capacity to really be of benefit.  In the US and Europe, we
> don't really need more mirrors.  Rest of the world, we definitely do.
> Requests will come to the mirror-admin at fedoraproject.org address, and
> will need a response.  Be sure to "reply to all".  I'll append my
> template.  Be sure to copy ftp+fedora at redhat.com and mirror-admin on
> your reply, so everyone sees it, and so the rsync ACL on the master
> download servers will get updated.   Rule of thumb: new mirrors with >=
> 1Gbit pipes, or in countries not already well-served (such as India,
> China, or anything in South America or South Africa) should be approved.
> Mirrors on DSL/Cable modem lines in the US or Europe, thanks, but no.
> Private mirrors should be directed to pull from a listed public mirror.
> When approved, you should then approve their subscriptions to
> mirror-list and mirror-list-d.  There's a password required to moderate
> that list.  Not sure how best to handle that aspect...
> Fourth, the MirrorManager code itself.
> https://fedorahosted.org/mirrormanager/wiki/WikiStart has instructions,
> and a list of items known needing love is at
> https://fedorahosted.org/mirrormanager/wiki/HelpWanted.  I cut my python
> teeth writing this code, and it's had a few reviews, but there are
> probably ways to make it better.  The TG controller pieces are really
> pretty hokey - nothing as nice as the bodhi code is.
> If you've got other ideas, by all means, please let us know.
> Thanks,
> Matt
> --
> Matt Domsch
> Linux Technology Strategist, Dell Office of the CTO
> linux.dell.com & www.dell.com/linux
> Public Mirror Acceptance Template
> We would be pleased to have you as a public mirror. Thank you for your
> contribution to Fedora!
> Please see http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Infrastructure/Mirroring
> for guidance, and register your mirror in Mirrormanager at
> https://admin.fedoraproject.org/mirrormanager.  By doing so, you will
> appear on the mirror list for Fedora 7 and future automatically.
> Most mirrors should rsync from one of the Tier 1 mirrors listed at
> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Infrastructure/Mirroring or from another
> mirror close network-wise listed on
> http://mirrors.fedoraproject.org/publiclist/.
> Thanks again,
> Matt
> Fedora Mirror Wrangler
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Damian Myerscough

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