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Make EC2 AMIs use portsnap and freebsd-update mirrors hosted in AWS
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Authored by cperciva on Jun 28 2020, 7:26 PM.

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This adjusts freebsd-update.conf and portsnap.conf files in EC2 AMIs to
point at the new AWS-hosted mirror network.

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LGTM, but I wonder if it's possible to have AWSDNS/Route53 to do the resolution for the clients since we are already using it?

This revision is now accepted and ready to land.Jun 28 2020, 9:16 PM

We're using route53 for portsnap right now; not for freebsd-update. But yes, I'll be looking into adjusting the existing portsnap DNS records to send traffic to these -- at very least in place of the old portsnap mirrors I've had in EC2 for many years.