Re: Creating a local RPM repository

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create a local fedora mirror.

On Fri, Nov 6, 2009 at 3:21 PM, Mike Smith
<Mike.Smith@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I am currently reviewing the possibility of allowing some of our employees
> to use Fedora on their machines instead of Windows.  On of my concerns is
> the bandwidth tied up by multiple machines downloading the same RPMs through
> our Internet gateway.  Is there a way to set up a local RPM repository on
> our internal networks so that the RPMs only have to be downloaded from the
> main repositories once.  All of our user machines would be configured to
> look at the local repository instead of the main one.
> As an example, I set up two test system yesterday with FC11.  After the
> initial install, each machine needed to download significant amounts of
> updates.  I would have much preferred that they got those updates from a
> local source.  This would have reduced the bandwidth clog on our gateway
> (3MB bandwidth) and reduced the install time due to the updates coming from
> a local source (1GB bandwidth).
> Any suggestions or instruction would be greatly appreciated.
> Mike
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