Eclipse mirror sites

Mirror site request form is looking for reliable sites with sufficient bandwidth and stable internet connectivity to provide mirrors of the Eclipse software downloads. You may also mirror the download site on your internal network.

What are the requirements to become an mirror?

  • An rsync client.
  • 700 GB of disk space
  • We ask that you run rsync at least once a day to update your mirror. Rsync updates will proceed more quickly between 4:00pm and 4:00am Eastern time, which represents the lowest bandwidth utilization period on Eclipse servers.
  • Sufficient bandwidth to support the mirror. We recommend at least 100 Mbps of available bandwidth.
  • You must subscribe to the mailing list for mirror maintainers. You can subscribe here:
  • administrators may remove a mirror site from the list at any time, if we feel it is necessary.

How do I start ?

  • 1. Fill out the following form:
    Organization/affiliation name (required)
    Internal mirrors should prefix [INTERNAL] to the Organization name
    Your name (required)
    Your e-mail address (required)
    IP address (required)
    Internet-facing IP address of the rsync client. This can only be a single IP.
    Country (required)
    HTTP URL (required)
    Base URL to the mirror. (
  • 2. Wait for a confirmation from the Webmaster. Your IP address must be added to our Access List. You won't be able to connect to our RSYNC service until this is done. Alternatively, you can RSYNC at any time from one of our hubs (see script, below)
  • 3. Configure your RSYNC client. You can download and use this shell script to mirror Eclipse:
    Contact if you require further details.
  • 4. Advise us that you're up-to-date. Once your mirror is ready,  we ask that you send a message to We'll provide a link to your mirror!
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