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Re: blacklist mirrors?



On Sat, 2009-04-11 at 12:38 -0400, Tom Horsley wrote:
> On Sat, 11 Apr 2009 11:33:48 -0500
> Robert Nichols wrote:
> 
> > Easiest just to block that IP address in the OUTPUT chain in
> > your firewall.  Use REJECT, not DROP, so that yum will get an
> > instant failure when it tries to connect.  That will also keep
> > yum-fastestmirror from ever selecting that site.
> 
> That works. I didn't think about it from that angle. Thanks
> for the idea.

As long as you don't mind preventing yourself from ever connecting to
that site (including any other domains that may share the same IP) from
any app for any reason.

poc


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