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My Connection to is slowLast Modified: Oct 31, 2016, 5:46 pm
If your installs of DA are downloading files slowly from the server, you can use one of our mirrors instead.

The current list of mirrored files server is as follows:  - USA main server  - USA  - USA  - Netherlands  - Netherlands  - Israel  - USA - Thailand - Italy - Hong Kong, China - Thailand - Vietnam - Italy - Ukraine - Singapore - Turkey - Japan - Iran - Netherlands - Iran - Poland - Rotterdam, Netherlands - Belgium - Iran

As of January, 2011, the custombuild scripts has the ability to find you a faster mirror if you choose.  They way to do this is to run:

cd /usr/local/directadmin/custombuild
./build update
./build set_fastest

and it will go through the servers.txt to find you a quicker files server.
When using the in the normal interface mode (user input), it will ask to find the fastest mirror.
Selecting 'y' will do this for you, so no need to run this post-install (unless you selected 'n', have and older system, or one of the servers is dead)

You can manually set the value you'd like in your options.conf to override it, eg:

The older/outdated method is to update the /etc/hosts file (not recommended):

To use one of these backups, take the IP of that server, and add it into your /etc/hosts file.

For example, to use files6, you'd run

[root@server ~]# dig

; <<>> DiG 9.2.4 <<>> +nocomments
;; global options:  printcmd
;                IN      A 14062   IN      A        14294   IN      NS        14294   IN      NS

taking note that it resolves to

Then add the following into your /etc/hosts file:

which will override the dns lookup, and make resolve to the files6 mirror.

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