Configuring a Maven mirror might be a good idea for example when
- You live in Europe and the UK mirror is faster for your
repo1.maven.orgis experiencing troubles
It was only yesterday when
repo1.maven.org was down that I learned how to configure mirrors for Maven: Simply add the few lines below to your
<settings> ... <mirrors> <mirror> <id>UK</id> <name>UK Central</name> <url>http://uk.maven.org/maven2</url> <mirrorOf>central</mirrorOf> </mirror> </mirrors> ...