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Daniel Corbe dcorbe at
Wed Mar 31 23:05:15 UTC 2004

Ahh, I didn't read the message :) Silly me

it *IS* honoring the group name, just not the domain name.  Need to drop 
the "mars" portion off the host.

no options were fed to ./configure

Here's the message:

Return-Path: <rancid at>
Delivered-To: rancid at
Received: (qmail 6984 invoked by uid 587); 31 Mar 2004 22:29:10 -0000
Date: 31 Mar 2004 22:29:10 -0000
Message-ID: <20040331222910.6982.qmail at>
From: rancid at
To: rancid-cpe at
Subject: cpe router config diffs
Precedence: bulk

Index: configs/
retrieving revision 1.4
diff -u -4 -r1.4
@@ -23,13 +23,13 @@
  !Flash: [5591776 bytes used, 6728992 available, 12320768 total]
  !Flash: 12288K bytes of processor board System flash (Read/Write)
  !Flash: nvram: Directory of nvram:/
- !Flash: nvram:   123  -rw-        3790              <no date>  startup-config
+ !Flash: nvram:   123  -rw-        3823              <no date>  startup-config
  !Flash: nvram:   124  ----           5              <no date>  private-config
  !Flash: nvram:     1  -rw-           0              <no date>  ifIndex-table
  !Flash: nvram:     2  ----          12              <no date>  persistent-data
- !Flash: nvram: 131072 bytes total (125177 bytes free)
+ !Flash: nvram: 131072 bytes total (125144 bytes free)
  !Interface: Ethernet1, PQUICC 860T ADDR: 811991E4, FASTSEND: 8002B7C4, MCI_INDEX=0
@@ -96,8 +96,9 @@
   ip nat inside
   hold-queue 100 out
  interface Ethernet1
+  description To Bell South (DSL)
   no ip address
   duplex auto
   pppoe enable
   pppoe-client dial-pool-number 1

john heasley wrote:

>Wed, Mar 31, 2004 at 05:44:29PM -0500, Daniel Corbe:
>>Howdy, :)
>>By backtracing my Qmail logs, rancid seems to be sending diff files to 
>>the user that's running rancid.  The rancid username in this case is 
>>"rancid at"
>>This solves the problem from my end.  I can simply forward 
>>"rancid at" to the Mailing List I set up to receive the 
>>diffs; however, as a matter of convenience it'd be nice if I could send 
>>them somewhere else.  Specifically if it would honor the 
>>rancid-group at domain E-Mail addresses for each of the router diffs and 
>>their respective groups.
>>From what I've read in the documentation, it should do this now.  I'm 
>>not sure how to set it up though.
>That is what should be happening.  could you send an example email to me?
>Please also tell me any options you gave to configure, if any.

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