Re: Call for Community Feedback: Retiring IETF FTP Service

John Levine <johnl@taugh.com> Tue, 17 November 2020 06:24 UTC

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From: "John Levine" <johnl@taugh.com>
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Subject: Re: Call for Community Feedback: Retiring IETF FTP Service
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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.


R's,
John