The rsync utility may be used to create a mirror of the IETF Internet-Draft repository.
To get the list of modules available:
This will return a result like the following:
(Module Names) (Comments) internet-drafts - The Internet Draft Repository (currently active drafts) id-archive - The Internet Draft Archive (both active and expired drafts)
To create a mirror of currently active the Internet-Drafts:
rsync -avz rsync.ietf.org::internet-drafts my-id-mirror
To create a mirror of active and expired Internet-Drafts:
rsync -avz --delete rsync.ietf.org::id-archive my-id-mirror
More information about the rsync utility is available at the rsync webpage .