using dl instead of serverbeach1 for test matrix page download links

James Laska jlaska at
Fri Jul 29 14:55:10 UTC 2011

On Fri, 2011-07-29 at 07:55 -0600, Kevin Fenzi wrote:
> On Fri, 29 Jul 2011 08:16:17 -0400
> James Laska <jlaska at> wrote:
> > Thanks for the heads up Andre.  Is a distinct server,
> > different than alt. and serverbeach1.?  Or is it some mirrormanager
> > magic that routes to either alt or sb1?
> It's a round robin dns that points to one of our 5 download servers in
> phx. They should have all the alt/staging/whatever content (in addition
> to the regular mirror content). 
> I'm not sure of the history, but I think serverbeach1 was setup as a
> mirror when alt was slow/didn't have very good connectivity for anyone. 

Yeah, that's my understanding.  This allowed rel-eng to use
to handle uploading content.  While was referenced
in test announcements for downloads.

> The dl boxes should be in pretty good shape now, so I think everyone
> should be able to just use them.
> Feedback on this is of course very appreciated. 

Cool, thanks for getting this going.

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