Subject: Re: ..and use mirrors! (was Re: current anoncvs machine needs a ticket to the moon)
To: matthew sporleder <>
From: Stefan Schumacher <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/15/2005 00:28:50
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Also sprach Stefan Schumacher (
> Also sprach S.P.Zeidler (
> =20
> Those level 2 servers could use a sshd running on a port > 1024
> exclusively for the NetBSD cvs-sync user by permitting only that user and
> filtering IP source. Additionally, there is a shell for scp/sftp
> access-only available in pkgsrc, I guess this should work with rsync
> too, disallowing the rsync-user to login getting a "real" shell, if
> the master gets penetrated.
Since the level 2 mirrors are countable, their vitality could be monitored=
with a single ping or some heartbeat programm, so we can keep a
correct list of working mirrors on

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