Bug 169581 - HTTP perhaps ought to be the explicit default protocol
HTTP perhaps ought to be the explicit default protocol
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Fedora Documentation
Classification: Fedora
Component: docs-requests (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Paul W. Frields
Karsten Wade
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Blocks: 130125
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Reported: 2005-09-29 16:47 EDT by Stuart Ellis
Modified: 2009-07-07 00:09 EDT (History)
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Fixed In Version: 0.33
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Last Closed: 2005-10-16 19:57:34 EDT
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Description Stuart Ellis 2005-09-29 16:47:08 EDT
Description of problem:

Tutorial currently doesn't specify a setup process for the network sharing
service, but the default directory is the FTP directory, which is not accessible
to Apache by default.

Fedora mirrors may be internal to sites/home networks/test labs, or even local
to machines to enable building OS installations for Xen or Kadishi. In these
cases HTTP may be preferrable, as it is more secure and considerably easier to
set up than NFS or FTP. In many cases, Apache is likely to already be active on
the local server.

Public mirrors (the less common use case) may have different considerations...

If it's helpful, please feel free to pull material from the document below (or I
can supply patches).

Additional info:

This (alpha) tutorial demonstrates configuring an local installation server,
using HTTP as the default file share protocol.

http://mythic-beasts.com/~hobb/fedora/installation-servers-en/

DocBook source:

http://mythic-beasts.com/~hobb/fedora/installation-servers-en.tar.gz
Comment 1 Paul W. Frields 2005-10-12 17:57:40 EDT
I was going to steal a smidge of your source, but the tarball noted here is of
generated HTML.  Can you provide another URL?  Thanks!
Comment 2 Stuart Ellis 2005-10-12 18:32:23 EDT
Sorry, uploaded the wrong tarball. Since the source is a single DocBook file,
I've posted it here as is:

http://mythic-beasts.com/~hobb/fedora/installation-servers-en.xml
Comment 3 Paul W. Frields 2005-10-16 19:57:34 EDT
I think this is now taken care of in the current beta tutorial, 0.33.
Comment 4 eric@christensenplace.us 2009-07-07 00:09:10 EDT
Ticket moved to allow products to be removed from BZ.

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