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每个 Fedora 发行版都会消耗250GB以上的磁盘空间。 从Fedora 26版本开始,主服务器上消耗的总空间(即镜像可以消耗的空间)为1.5TB并且在不断增长。 较旧的版本会定期存档,因此3-4TB的磁盘空间适合建立长期镜像。 这是基于硬链接的空间概念,如果您不能使用硬链接(例如,使用AFS),您将需要更多的磁盘空间。 实际磁盘空间消耗记录在DIRECTORY_SIZES.txt中。


你需要了解下载者可能会耗尽你的全部带宽。镜像站点应至少有 100Mbit/sec* 的带宽连接到互联网,现有许多站点是基于千兆、万兆或更高的带宽。100Mbit/sec 是针对已经有充足镜像站覆盖的国家而言的。我们希望在具有较少镜像的国家的新镜像能有更大的带宽。我们总是欢迎拥有Internet2、National Lambda Rail、GEANET2、 RedIRIS 或者类似的高速科研网络连接、教育网络的镜像站。


私有镜像是那些只能被内部人员访问的某些组织或者机构专有的镜像,例如公司,学校等等。这些镜像是为了在机构内部加快 Fedora 的分发而被开设的。当然,这些镜像所处的网络对当地的带宽消耗远少于连接互联网的。


  • 镜像管理器的 publiclist 不会有该镜像的显示。
  • 无法从官方镜像目录同步,只能寻求其他公共镜像。
  • 私有镜像必须在镜像管理器设置中包含你的 IP 段。这将会允许你的内网用户访问镜像站点时自动重定向至你的镜像。你可以将 IP 段定为类似括号中的 ( 格式;如果你的网络是 NAT 结构,则请输入你的 NAT 网关主机名。
  • 私有镜像不会被镜像管理器的蜘蛛爬行,也就是不会被索引。
  • 私有镜像必须运行 report_mirror 工具以告知 MirrorManager 数据库。如果你不运行,你的客户端原本想使用你的镜像,但是将不会自动跳转到你的镜像地址。

镜像管理器:Fedora 项目的镜像管理系统

MirrorManager2软件可以跟踪所有镜像,无需大量手动文本文件编辑。 Fedora的这个应用程序的实例位于


MirrorManager keeps track of all the mirrors with regular scans of the content of all mirrors. The content of the mirrors is scanned by the crawler which either scans/crawls the mirrors using HTTP or RSYNC. We strongly recommend providing a RSYNC URL (at least for our crawler) as crawling via RSYNC is much faster as it only requires a single network connection for each mirrored category. If only HTTP access for Fedora's mirror crawler is possible it is important to enable HTTP Keepalives to reduce the number of required network connections.

In addition, admins of the mirrors should ensure that the report_mirror script available with the mirrormanager-client is run after each rsync run to update the Mirrormanager database.


Fedora 账户系统

  • 您必须有一个 Fedora 账户(在这里获取更多信息)。 不过您不必为了镜像内容而去签署Contributors License Agreement,但是如果您想要在其他领域做贡献,您必须签署。
  • 如果是公共镜像,您必须要发送一封邮件至 来介绍一下您的镜像。同时这也是您想成为公共镜像的声明。注意这封邮件必须涵盖了您的镜像的 IP 地址,所处国家或地区以及该镜像的流量和带宽。如果是私有镜像则不必了,如果您想介绍一下自己,请简短。
  • 您必须订阅 mirror-admin 邮件列表 ,新发行版的同步通知会在此发布。

在 MirrorManager 中注册

  • 使用你的 FAS 账户登录 mirrormanager
  • Create a new Site (a site is a group of Hosts belonging to the same organization).
  • Create a new Host, and sign up that host for the Categories of content you'll carry (under the formally optional section Categories Carrried), any other site administrators you want, your site's IP addresses used for our Access Control List, list of countries that are allowed to access your mirror, and the other details listed there if applicable to you.
    • You may list your site's IP address ranges (Netblocks). Clients coming from an IP address within your netblock will be automatically redirected to your mirror for any content you carry.
    • You may list your site's BGP Autonomous System Number (ASN). Clients on your ASN will be automatically redirected to your mirror for any content you carry. One way to lookup up your ASN is to query it from the DNS servers. It is like a PTR record lookup, but at a specific server. For example, to look up, type:
      $ dig txt
      ;; ANSWER SECTION: 86400 IN TXT "3614" "" "16"
      Here, the answer is in the TXT record, the first value, 3614.
    • For a mirror to get listed in the MirrorManager for the category of content you have selected to carry, you must add at least one URL via which the category of content on your mirror can be accessed (under Categories Carried). The URLs you add can be of type HTTP, HTTPS, and rsync. Fedora's MirrorManager instance does not support FTP URLs and therefore it is not possible to add a FTP URL anymore.
  • Please run report_mirror after each rsync run. (Note: this is not necessary if you use quick-fedora-mirror, see below for details.)


  • Please use the quick-fedora-mirror zsh script if at all possible. This script uses rsync and some informational files on the mirrors to allow you to only sync those files you need and saves lots of time and file seeking. Note: make sure that the mirror you intend to use provides the fedora-buffet rsync module, as otherwise the script will not work.
  • Please pull from one of the Tier 1 mirrors. Instead of using one of the Tier 1 servers, you may wish to pull from another fast mirror that's closer to you. Contact the respective mirror admins to be added to their ACL.
  • You may exclude any content you desire, such as architectures or releases, using an EXCLUDES file or --exclude parameter.

Tools to avoid

Please don't use tools like 'lftp mirror' to mirror content from the master mirrors. It's places a heavy load on our master mirrors and is slow for both you and us. Please use quick-fedora-mirror instead.

Mirror Frequency

  • If you are using quick-fedora-mirror you can sync as often as every 10minutes in a loop. If there is no new content the script should return almost immediately. Make sure to use locking so you are only running one instance at a time.
  • If you are not using quick-fedora-mirror you should sync a few times a day and consider switching.

运行 report_mirror

Note: quick-fedora-mirror can also check in for you and has no need of the report_mirror package/conf. To enable it, set the correct values for CHECKIN_SITE and CHECKIN_PASSWORD variables. In most cases, setting CHECKIN_HOST is not necessary. The following applies only if you are not using quick-fedora-mirror, and, as said above, you should consider switching.

镜像管理器包含了一个工具 report_mirror ,该工具可以在你完成同步任务后通报官方你的镜像本次同步的详细信息。这对我们的日常管理和用户的安装很有帮助。请在每次同步完成后运行 report_mirror。请通过以下方法安装获取:

dnf install mirrormanager2-client

or yum (in Fedora 21 or earlier, RHEL and CentOS):

yum install mirrormanager2-client

或者直接从 git 仓库获取代码:

git clone

你需要 report_mirror 和 report_mirror.conf,且必须配置 report_mirror.conf 以便识别你的磁盘上所有镜像文件位置。


这些是可以用 rysnc 进行的内容模块,以及在目录树中的节点:

rsync 模块名称 描述 主镜像服务器上的路径 备注
fedora-buffet Fedora - The whole buffet. All you can eat. /pub Please use this if you can, it provides the all current Fedora content, including pre-bitflip content. This is open to specific mirrors by request. Mirrors participating in our tiering should use this. Mirrors syncing both fedora-enchilada and fedora-archive should use this, as we can now hardlink across both of those trees under fedora-buffet0.
fedora-enchilada Fedora - the whole enchilada /pub/fedora Please use this if you can, it provides the all current Fedora content, including pre-bitflip content. This is open to specific mirrors by request. Mirrors participating in our tiering should use this.
fedora-epel Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux /pub/epel Please use this to mirror EPEL
fedora-archive Historical Fedora releases /pub/archive Fedora Core 1-6 and Extras 3-6, and obsolete releases 7 and higher
fedora-secondary Fedora Secondary Arches /pub/fedora-secondary
fedora-alt Fedora Other /pub/alt


模块名称 描述 主镜像服务器上的路径 备注
fedora-linux-releases Fedora Linux Releases /pub/fedora/linux/releases
fedora-linux-development Fedora Linux Development (Rawhide) /pub/fedora/linux/development
fedora-linux-updates Fedora Linux Updates /pub/fedora/linux/updates

Rsync 配置(示例)

Larger mirrors, like, have slightly custom front-ends to rsync (mainly so that they can have a single rsync instance and have multiple ip based vhost configuration files) That said what follows is a sample rsync configuration file for public syncing (this is not intended for private pre-bitflip mirroring)

        comment         = Fedora - RedHat community project
        path            = <path to your fedora directory>
        exclude         = lost+found/
        read only       = true
        max connections = 100
        lock file       = /var/run/rsyncd-mirrors.lock
        uid             = <user id (numeric, or textual) of an anonymous style user who should have read access>
        gid             = <group id (numeric, or textual) of an anonymous style user who should have read access>
        transfer logging = yes
        timeout         = 900
        ignore nonreadable = yes
        dont compress   = *.gz *.tgz *.zip *.z *.Z *.rpm *.deb *.bz2
        refuse options = checksum

Things to explicitly note:

  • The path above should be a full path to your fedora directory
  • You should *really* want to leave this read-only
  • Make sure your uid/gid are set to public users, not to the user that you run as your sync agent. If you set this to the user who does your syncs you will be inadvertently giving the public full pre-bitflip access.
  • Make sure you have the 'refuse options' set to checksum, your server will be *MUCH* happier with this set, as it will prevent public users from performing a checksum run against you. This can be incredibly I/O abusive, so should not be available to the general public.

HTTPd 配置


HTTP Keepalives should be enabled on your mirror server to speed up client downloads. By default, Fedora's Apache httpd package has keepalives disabled. They should be enabled, with a timeout of at least 2 seconds (the default of 15 seconds might be too high for a heavily loaded mirror server, but 2 seconds is sufficient and appropriate for yum).

KeepAlive On
KeepAliveTimeout 2
MaxKeepAliveRequests 100

Other http servers such as lighttpd have keepalives enabled by default.

metadata 缓存

We don't want caching proxy servers between our mirrors and our end user systems to cache our yum repository metadata. So, add explicit metadata handling. (Suggested by the OpenSUSE download redirector.)

   <LocationMatch "\.(xml|xml\.gz|xml\.asc|sqlite)$">
       Header set Cache-Control "must-revalidate"
       ExpiresActive On
       ExpiresDefault "now"
Content Types

ISO and RPM files should be served using MIME Content-Type: application/octet-stream. In Apache, this can be done inside a VirtualHost or similar section:

<VirtualHost *:80>
AddType application/octet-stream .iso
AddType application/octet-stream .rpm

Download accelerators will try to open the same file many times, and request chunks, hoping to download them in parallel. This can overload heavily loaded mirror servers, especially on release day. Here are some tricks to thwart such activities.

To limit connections to ISO dirs by some amount per IP:

<IfModule mod_limitipconn.c>
MaxConnPerIP 6

To block ranged requests as this is what download accelerators do indeed:

RewriteEngine on
RewriteCond %{HTTP:Range} [0-9] $
RewriteRule \.iso$ / [F,L] 

Similar things can be done with iptables and the recent module, which might give you a little more ability to control what is being done, either by limiting new connections or by dropping 50% of a users packets.

Logging Partial Content Downloads

Partial content can be logged correctly using apache:

# this includes actual counts of actual bytes received (%I) and
# sent (%O); this requires the mod_logio module to be loaded.

LogFormat "%h %l %u %t \"%r\" %>s %b \"%{Referer}i\" %I %O \"%{User-Agent}i\"" combined

Pre-bitflip mirroring

Several days before each public release, the content will be staged to the master mirror servers, but with restricted permissions on the directories (generally mode 0750), specifically, not world readable.

Mirror servers should have several different user/group accounts on their server, for running the different public services. Typically you find:

  • HTTP server runs as user apache, group apache
  • FTP server runs as user ftp, group ftp
  • RSYNC server runs as user rsync, group rsync
  • a user account for downloading content from the masters (e.g. user mirror, group mirror).

The user account used to download content from the masters must be not be the same as the HTTP, FTP, or RSYNC server accounts. This guarantees that content downloaded with permissions 0750 will not be made available via your public servers yet.

On the morning of the public release, the permissions on the directories on the master servers will change to 0755 - world readable. This is called the bitflip.

Mirrors may either rsync one more time to pick up these new permissions (but won't have to download all the data again), or preferably, can schedule a batch job to bitflip:

$ echo "chmod a+rx /pub/fedora/linux/releases/9" | at '14:45 UTC May 13 2008'

Tier 1 mirrors will necessarily need to share content to Tier 2 mirrors before the bitflip. This is done by running another instance of the rsync daemon, on a different port (e.g. 874), with an Access Control List to prevent public downloads, running as a user in the same group as downloaded the content (e.g. group mirror). This could be user mirror, group mirror, who has group read/execute permissions on the still-private content.

Tier 1 mirrors have a tendency to use different authentication methods for granting access to these non-public downloads, they vary from maintaining IP based ACL's to assigning username/password combinations to mirrors wishing to sync from them. Each method has advantages / disadvantages, the IP list is 'simpler' from a mirrormanager perspective as mirrormanager can give you the list of IP's but from an automation standpoint can be more difficult (as rsync's configuration file does not allow that ACL list to be stored in a separate file). Username / passwords can be more versatile as sites mirroring can change IPs without notifying you, but it's easier for those credentials to leak out and get miss-used.

Other MirrorManager features


MirrorManager tracks the number of accesses to the mirror list and breaks it down by country, architecture, and repository.

Mirror Maps

The map of all public mirrors is updated daily; if it doesn't display the correct data, please try again later.


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