Re: ftp.de.debian.org now in Sweden?
Philipp Hahn schrieb am Thursday, dem 08. November 2018:
> tl;dr: Did I miss the announcement that ftp.de is down?
There was no announcment. We update DNS of mirrors that are down all
the time. That's the whole point of service names.
> I'm using ftpsync to update our local mirror from ftp.de.debian.org, as
> that one provides rsync support for debian-security. That job fails
> since today. Digging deeper I found the following change:
> > $ dig ftp.de.debian.org
> > ;ftp.de.debian.org. IN A
> > ftp.de.debian.org. 251 IN CNAME ftp.acc.umu.se.
> > ftp.acc.umu.se. 394 IN A 220.127.116.11
> > ftp.acc.umu.se. 394 IN A 18.104.22.168
> Did something happen to TU Dresen (which AFAIK was operating ftp.de)?
debian.inf.tu-dresden.de is down. the only service that
ftp.<cc>.debian.org is guaranteed to provide is http at /debian.
> I know the recommendation from
> > We recommend debian-security not be mirrored.
> but I need to mirror the security archive for post-processing and rsync
> was helping me with regular updates quiet nicely. If there is some other
> preferred way to mirror the security archive efficiently I'm open to
> change our process.
Actually, if all you care about is security then security.debian.org
provides rsync. At least for now.
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