Commit 37c6e78b authored by Ulrike Uhlig's avatar Ulrike Uhlig

Improve mirror documentation and tell people that we only accept SSL enabled mirrors.

parent 9ec5885c
......@@ -95,6 +95,12 @@ Alongside our mirror pool redirecting to mirrors using their own domain, we main
a DNS Round Robin pool for the `` host. This pool serves as a
fallback, we add only a few fast and reliable mirrors to it.
We only accept mirrors that provide a non self-signed SSL certificate for the exact
domain used. We don't accept self-signed certificates because we want
to spare our users the hassle of having to manually verify the
authenticity of the server certificate. Instead, we recommend using
Let'sEncrypt or commercial SSL certificates.
Pick a hostname for your mirror
......@@ -140,25 +146,6 @@ from [Let's Encrypt]( for example.
#### Apache configuration example using your own domain
<VirtualHost YOUR_WEBSERVER_IP:80>
ServerAlias *
ServerAdmin YOUR_EMAIL
DocumentRoot /var/www/YOUR_PATH/
<Directory /var/www/YOUR_PATH/>
Options Indexes
FileETag None
AllowOverride None
IndexIgnore README.html
IndexOptions FancyIndexing FoldersFirst IgnoreCase NameWidth=50
IndexOrderDefault Descending Date
And if you want to enable HTTPS:
<VirtualHost YOUR_WEBSERVER_IP:80>
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