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From Pieter De Wit <pie...@insync.za.net>
Subject Re: [apache.insync.za.net] your apache mirror
Date Wed, 10 Apr 2013 09:02:28 GMT
 

Hi Guys, 

I don't understand why my mirror is listed as old,
zzz/time.txt contains: 

1365572881 minotaur.apache.org 

Which is:


Wed, 10 Apr 2013 05:48:01 GMT 

What am I missing ? 

Thanks, 

Pieter


On 10/04/2013 16:52, apmirror@apache.org wrote: 

> Hi
support@insync.za.net,
> 
> thanks for supporting apache.org with your
apache mirror at
> 
> http://apache.insync.za.net/ [1]
> 
> We have
looked at your mirror and it appears to be 23 days old.
> Last
successful probe : Tue Mar 19 05:48:00 2013 [UTC].
> 
> Please see the
overview of the state of all apache mirrors :
> 
>
http://www.apache.org/mirrors/ [2]
> 
> If your mirror becomes too much
out-of-date,
> we will have to delete it from the mirror list.
> 
> If
you have questions, please look up the how-to-mirror page
> 
>
http://www.apache.org/info/how-to-mirror.html [3]
> 
> or send mail to
the mirrors list (mirrors@apache.org).
> 
> NOTE : this reminder mail is
generated automatically, and
> it is sent once a week to mirrors over 3
days old.
> 
> -- Please do NOT rsync from both the 'europe' and 'usa'
servers ;
> just use the 'world' server or pick one of the regional
servers.
> 
> Thanks, regards,
> 
> The apache.org mirror team.
> 
>
----------------------------------------------------------------
> 
>
Some quick reference info :
> 
> -- apache rsync sources for your apache
mirror :
> 
> world : rsync.apache.org
> europe : rsync.eu.apache.org
>
usa : rsync.us.apache.org
> 
> -- The 'world' server is geo-aware ; it
resolves to the 'europe'
> or 'usa' server, depending on your
location.
> -- Please do NOT rsync from both the 'europe' and 'usa'
servers ;
> just use the 'world' server or pick one of the regional
servers.
> 
> -- rsync command to use :
> 
> rsync -avz --delete
SOURCE::apache-dist /path/to/mirror
> 
> where SOURCE is one of the
apache rsync sources.
> 
> Use --progress when you rsync 'by hand'.
> 
>
-- your crontab entry should be like
> 
> MIN HR * * * /usr/bin/rsync
..........
> 
> where MIN (for minute) is some number between 0 and 59
>
and HR for (hour) is a number between 0 and 23 ; example
> 
> 42 7 * * *
/usr/bin/rsync .....
> 23 21 * * * /usr/bin/rsync .....
> 
> Please
don't use minute 0, because everybody does that :-)
> 
> BAD : 0 21 * *
* /usr/bin/rsync .....
> 
> Never, never use minute * ; you will sync
*every*minute*.
> 
> VERY, VERY BAD : * 21 * * * /usr/bin/rsync .....
>

> -- frequency : once or twice a day is fine ;
> more than four times a
day is too much.
> 
> -- if you have permission problems (files and
directories are
> created with 'bad' modes), set a proper umask ; for
details,
> see our "how-to-mirror".
> 
> umask 022 ; rsync ...
> 
> --
If your network is slow or unreliable, consider mirroring
> only a
subset of the apache distribution :
> 
>
rsync.apache.org::apache-dist-most
> 
> For details, see our
"how-to-mirror".

 

Links:
------
[1] http://apache.insync.za.net/
[2]
http://www.apache.org/mirrors/
[3]
http://www.apache.org/info/how-to-mirror.html

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