[CentOS-mirror] Alternative for rsync

Manikanta mani.kattamuri at wipro.com
Wed May 6 09:32:42 UTC 2009

On Wed, 06 May 2009 08:07:04 +0100
Lucian <lucian at chml.ro> wrote:

> 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:
> http://www.linux.com/feature/122169
> and the man page, of course.
> Problem with (l)ftp is that it's SLOW and not nearly as reliable as
> rsync.

Is there any HTTP based synchroniztion tool?

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Thanks & Regards,
Manikanta Swamy K
Project Engineer | Bangalore | 9986991495

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