[CentOS-mirror] Alternative for rsync

Lucian lucian at chml.ro
Wed May 6 08:07:04 UTC 2009

On Wed, 2009-05-06 at 11:59 +0530, Manikanta wrote:
> Hi,
> I am trying to create a private Centos mirror for local domain. I want
> this private mirror to be in sync with central mirror the tools i
> started to use are httpd and rsync but now i find that rsync requires
> 873 port to be accepted but since i am across a secured network i can
> only access remote servers throug http only as it is my org policy, can
> someone suggest me any tool for synchronization of folders over http
> proxy.
> Thanks & Regards,
> Manikanta.

You could try lftp's mirror feature.
Check this for example:
and the man page, of course.
Problem with (l)ftp is that it's SLOW and not nearly as reliable as

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