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  1. Dev - Nexus Repo
  2. NEXUS-5789

Remove proxy repository Mirrors feature

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Major
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 2.5
    • Fix Version/s: 2.7
    • Component/s: Repository
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      Description

      The "mirrors" tab in a proxy repository configuration was designed back when Maven Central was not on a CDN.

      It works by retrieving artifacts and poms from the mirror, and metadata and checksums from the master. This is pointless now that central is on a CDN. There is only one mirror left (ibiblio) and nobody should be using that as a mirror.

      At this point the feature is only causing confusion. I think we should remove the mirrors tab from the UI, and ignore any existing mirror configuration.

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              Assignee:
              cstamas Tamás Cservenák
              Reporter:
              rseddon Rich Seddon
              Last Updated By:
              Peter Lynch
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