Setting up an Emdebian Mirror

Get the scripts

For setting up a mirror, especially a push-triggered mirror, it's probably the easiest to use ftpsync. Refer to for getting the scriptset.

Setup the scripts

Generally, you can follow the instructions in the README, with some minor modifications:


Obtain the correct key

This is the key which the Emdebian server will use to push files.


The full Emdebian mirror is ~79Gb, so allow 90-100Gb.

Starting the push

You need to ask on the mailing list to be added to the push. To do that, you need to supply the shortname and server name of the mirror:

e.g. hands