One of the more popular support requests we get involves setting
up the official Percona
that can be used to set up local mirrors. I’m glad to announce
that this was implemented recently. You can now access the
rsync repository at:
Setting up the local mirror can be useful if you have a larger number of systems and you don’t want to download packages from the remote repository multiple times, it can also be useful if the original repository is slower or inaccessible.
Setting up the local repository
Create a folder on disk where the files will be downloaded. Make sure you have enough space for this, currently repository for CentOS 6 is almost 2GB.
[root@percona1]# mkdir -p /data/repo/percona/
After this use
createrepo to create all the
necessary repository …