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Re: Miror management - downloads and users



On Mon, Feb 19, 2007 at 08:15:44PM +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> seth vidal wrote:
> 
> >
> >those web page things work not at all with automatic downloading tools.
> >For example: yum.
> 
> They dont need to. Yum would continue to use whatever mirror management 
> it does. I am just talking about a web interface for ISO downloads.
> 
> >
> >how about we continue with what Matt Domsch has been working on and we
> >evolve the set of data we have.
> 
> Does it help collect more data than we already can?

That's the goal.  One thing I'm adding is for the mirror admins to be
able to upload their rsync/ftp/http logs back to our central database
to be analyzed.  I haven't done anything more than put in a
placeholder yet, but that's the goal.  It would of course be opt-in
from the perspective of the mirror admin, and they are free to
sanitize the logs before sending them to us (e.g. send only data
related to the Fedora directories on their servers).  This way we get
the actual traffic data as seen by the mirrors as opposed to a landing
page which isn't.


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Matt Domsch
Software Architect
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