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Internet-Draft mirror sites

All Internet-Drafts are available via rsync and https. The IETF does not maintain a list of mirror sites.

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 my-id-mirror

To create a mirror of active and expired Internet-Drafts:

rsync -avz --delete my-id-mirror

More information about the rsync utility is available at the rsync webpage .