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Mirror sites divert some of the [[traffic]] from the original [[site]]. It's not unusual to find a dozen or more [[mirror]]s of busy [[ftp]] [[site]]s.
 
Mirror sites divert some of the [[traffic]] from the original [[site]]. It's not unusual to find a dozen or more [[mirror]]s of busy [[ftp]] [[site]]s.
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== See also ==
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* [[Mirroring]]
   
 
== References ==
 
== References ==

Revision as of 02:10, 19 December 2012

Definition

A mirror site is

[a] proxy server acting as a cache containing duplicated data from a central database so as to facilitate more economic and reliable access by local users.[1]

Overview

Mirror sites divert some of the traffic from the original site. It's not unusual to find a dozen or more mirrors of busy ftp sites.

See also

References