Mirror instructions for rsync service at www.ietf.org

To be listed as a mirror site, please contact ietf-action@ietf.org.

  1. Get the list of modules available:

    rsync www.ietf.org::

    This will return a result like the following

  2. (Module Names)        (Comments)
    internet-drafts - Repository of Internet Drafts

  3. To create a mirror of all the Internet-Drafts:
  4. rsync -avz --delete www.ietf.org::internet-drafts my-id-mirror

  5. To create a mirror of all the Internet-Drafts, but keep old versions:

    rsync -avz www.ietf.org::internet-drafts my-id-mirror


More Information

Update Schedule

  • www.ietf.org is updated 4 times per day.
  • The updates usually take about an hour to complete. However, due to network load, and data volume, your mileage may vary.
  • The rsync usually completes by 0300, 1100, 1600, 1900. All times are Eastern. (UTC: 0200, 0800, 1600, 2100)