Looking for new archive.xfce.org mirrors

Jean-François Wauthy pollux at xfce.org
Tue Jan 11 20:01:29 CET 2011

Le mardi 11 janvier 2011 à 17:49 +0200, Özgür KURU a écrit :
> Do you have any documantation for mirroring? I want to be mirror
> (London location) but I dont know anything about how can I mirror it.
At this point, there is no documentation, since we have just finished
deploying MirrorBrain to manage the mirroring effot. However, it is
absolutely not complicated if you are familiar with rsync, crontab and
apache configuration.

Basically there are 4 things to do :
1) ask us if your mirror offer fills a need
2) configure rsync to pull from the main mirror (your IP has to be
whitelisted beforehands)
3) allow access to these files and listing of the directories (Options
+Indexes in Apache)
4) let us know the URL to access to the files, so we can add it to the


> 2011/1/11 Nick Schermer <nickschermer at gmail.com>
>         Xfce users,
>         Last week we've changed the mirror layout for
>         archive.xfce.org, to
>         avoid the downtime we had during the 4.6.0 release. We now
>         have 3 good
>         mirrors online in Europe (2 in Belgium and 1 in Sweden), 2 are
>         in the
>         process for the USA. All the websites moved to another,
>         non-mirror,
>         server.
>         This means we have Europe covered enough and North America is
>         decent,
>         but South America, Africa, Asia and Australia don't have their
>         own
>         mirrors yet.
>         So, if you have a good server that can host a mirror in these
>         continents or know someone else, contact us!
>         These are the requirements:
>         - Hourly sync over rsync.
>         - Virtual-host setup to accept archive.xfce.org (for
>         round-robin) and
>         archive.XX.xfce.org (direct access).
>         - The archive is currently ~6GB in size.
>         - Should be hosted on a decent server with a good connection.
>         - Data transfer is estimated at around 2,5GB a day (we've just
>         started
>         actually monitoring this and it will be higher during major
>         releases).
>         Now you all know we're still on track to release Xfce 4.8.0
>         this
>         weekend, so some additional mirrors are very welcome!
>         Cheers,
>         The Xfce Development Team
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> Özgür Kuru
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