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We are always interested in more download mirrors. If you have spare web space and bandwidth on your server, PC-BSD will be greatly helped if you would be willing to donate this to us. More mirrors means higher download speeds and more (local) servers for users to download from. PC-BSD is also distributed as [http://www.gotbsd.net/ torrent] and you can help us with seeding, especially the first two weeks after a new release.
 
We are always interested in more download mirrors. If you have spare web space and bandwidth on your server, PC-BSD will be greatly helped if you would be willing to donate this to us. More mirrors means higher download speeds and more (local) servers for users to download from. PC-BSD is also distributed as [http://www.gotbsd.net/ torrent] and you can help us with seeding, especially the first two weeks after a new release.
  
Mirrors are the lifeblood of any project such as PC-BSD. If you have a system with a high-speed connection, 150-200GB of space, and the ability to "rsync" with a host, then we need you!
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Mirrors are the lifeblood of any project such as PC-BSD. If you have a system with a high-speed connection, 150-200GB of space, and the ability to '''rsync''' with a host, then we need you!
  
Once you've begin the rsync process, please send an email to kris at pcbsd dot org letting him know of the mirror URL so the mirror can get listed on the pcbsd.org or pbidir.com websites.
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As an example, this '''rsync''' command will mirror the entire ISO and PBI collection:
  
# rsync -vaz --delete isc.pcbsd.org::ftp .
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'''rsync -vaz --delete isc.pcbsd.org::ftp .'''
(Mirror the entire ISO / PBIdir collection)
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Recommended Frequency: Daily
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That command should be run as a cron job with a recommended frequency of once daily.
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Once you've begun the rsync process, please send an email to kris at pcbsd dot org letting him know of the mirror URL so the new mirror can get listed.

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We are always interested in more download mirrors. If you have spare web space and bandwidth on your server, PC-BSD will be greatly helped if you would be willing to donate this to us. More mirrors means higher download speeds and more (local) servers for users to download from. PC-BSD is also distributed as torrent and you can help us with seeding, especially the first two weeks after a new release.

Mirrors are the lifeblood of any project such as PC-BSD. If you have a system with a high-speed connection, 150-200GB of space, and the ability to rsync with a host, then we need you!

As an example, this rsync command will mirror the entire ISO and PBI collection:

rsync -vaz --delete isc.pcbsd.org::ftp .

That command should be run as a cron job with a recommended frequency of once daily.

Once you've begun the rsync process, please send an email to kris at pcbsd dot org letting him know of the mirror URL so the new mirror can get listed.