iPhone updates and required bandwidth

Greg Whynott Greg.Whynott at oicr.on.ca
Wed Aug 18 19:03:26 UTC 2010

I set up an OS X server which hosts updates for the rest of the company,  so the OS X client machines poll/pull updates from the internal machine as opposed to 100 of them pulling the same updates over the internet.  saves bucket loads of bandwidth and  you can "pre ok" individual packages,  so the client just updates without prompting.   I'm not sure but I suspect they might have something which allows their other devices to poll this same source.  it would seem reasonable anyway..  

probably not a very useful answer but there it is.  8)


On Aug 18, 2010, at 2:54 PM, JoeSox wrote:

> Am I the only one that gets ticked off at the Apple iPhone update
> procedure and the amount of bandwidth it needs?
> Is there any secret I am missing to cut down on the required bandwidth
> needed for it (caching the update somewhere etc)?  I don't own an
> iPhone (DroidX user here) and am unfamiliar with the update, all I
> know is it uses tons of BW.
> --
> Thanks, Joe

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