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Re: New debian mirror at IIITH

Hi Amogh,

Yes, save bandwidth is the number one reason.
In my case, since I'm the sysadmin and netadmin of my campus,
So my best advice is, you should go to your Campus Sysadmin/Netadmin.

The server spec is pretty much easy for a first time repository.
Just go with any computer and a hdd/storage about ~1TB - 2TB.

Thank you

On Sun, Oct 25, 2015 at 7:49 PM, Amogh Pradeep
<amogh.pradeep@students.iiit.ac.in> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I’m Amogh Pradeep, a student systems administrator at
> IIIT-H(https://iiit.ac.in/). Recently, we decided to set up a local mirror
> at our college as many of our students use ubuntu and hence mirroring this
> would save us a lot of bandwidth. I want to convince our faculty here that
> making the mirror public is a good idea, for obvious reasons, it is, but our
> college faculty takes some convincing to get anything done.
> I send this mail to this list in the hope that someone can respond to it
> with details of what exactly the requirements of a public mirror would be
> and the many benefits of hosting a public mirror. I would like to use these
> points to convince my college to make this possible.
> Best,
> Amogh Pradeep
> Student Systems Administrator
> amogh.pradeep@students.iiit.ac.in

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