> Date: Fri, 5 Sep 2008 16:14:02 +0200> From: [EMAIL PROTECTED]> To: 
> freebsd-questions@freebsd.org> Subject: portsnap in cron and firewall> > Hi 
> all> > I've some servers for internal use. On those servers I have some pf 
> (or> ipfw) rule to deny any connection from inside to outside. > > Long time 
> ago when ports tree is update with cvs, I'm using something like> > pf 
> command to open inside --> outside connection> cvsup > portupgrade 
> --fetch-only --all> pf command to close inside --> outside connection> > But 
> now with portsnap cron (that's mean random sleep) I don't known when> the 
> system try to connect outside. > > Do you have any idea how can I make my 
> update using portsnap (I known I can> use cvsup) in a crontab with my network 
> config ? > 
"portsnap cron" just randomizes the time to download unlike "portsnap fetch" 
which says to do it right now. cron was added to help randomize the time so 
everyone syncing at midnight UTC arent all hitting at exact same 
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