Mirrors

Raimo Niskanen <>
Thu Feb 9 14:20:40 CET 2006


 (Fredrik Thulin) writes:

> On Thursday 09 February 2006 12:23, Raimo Niskanen wrote:
> > Do you know where there are reliable mirrors of
> > http://www.erlang.org?
> >
> > I have written a little mini-HOWTO on how to mirror the
> > contents including the mailing list archives to be found
> > on http://www.erlang.org/mirrors.html.
> >
> > We need to update the list of known reliable mirrors.
> 
> It is unnecessary hard to find the URLs of the mirrors in case the 
> primary server is down. Might I suggest erlang.org doing something 
> similar to lots of other sites, with www2.erlang.org, or 
> www.se.erlang.org and www.other-tld.erlang.org etc?
> 

That is an excelent idea. I think I will vote for www=www1, www2, ...

> I can set up a mirror at Stockholm university, but I either have to 
> invent a name for the mirror site under su.se, or have one provided by 
> you (a CNAME to one of our web servers).
> 

I can configure a CNAME for you, and for other mirrors.

> Also, DNS for erlang.org has been a bit flakey for me at times, with 
> only two servers listed in .org. I could set up secondary DNS service 
> (even with IPv6 if you want) for erlang.org too if you wish.
> 

That would be very handy. Our current secondary name server
strul.stupi.se has not been alive as far back as I remember.

> /Fredrik

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/ Raimo Niskanen, Erlang/OTP, Ericsson AB



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