Re: Call for Community Feedback: Retiring IETF FTP Service

Robert Sparks <rjsparks@nostrum.com> Tue, 17 November 2020 06:49 UTC

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Subject: Re: Call for Community Feedback: Retiring IETF FTP Service
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On 11/17/20 12:24 AM, John Levine wrote:
> In article <b3d00d59-6bc9-dad1-dda1-4ba4b7bfcb02@htt-consult.com> you write:
>> I use rsync to replicate rfcs and internet drafts locally.  These are
>> run via crontab every night:
>>
>> 1 3 * * * rsync -tvz ftp.rfc-editor.org::rfcs/*.txt /home/common/ietf/rfcs
>> 1 4 * * * rsync -tvz rsync.tools.ietf.org::tools.id/*.txt /home/common/ietf/drafts
>>
>> Note that for drafts, I found the rsync.tools.ieft.org fqdn, but for
>> rfcs I am still? using ftp.rfc-editor.org.
> ftp.rfc-editor.org is a CNAME for rfc-editor.org. Just delete the
> "ftp." from the front of the name.
>
> Internet Drafts are also available for rsync at
> rfc-editor.org::internet-drafts although not as far back as the ones
> on the tools server.

Please also look through the output of

rsync rsync.ietf.org::


>
>
> R's,
> John
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