rancid and HP 4108 switches

Chris Gallardo wcgallar at iupui.edu
Wed Mar 30 19:44:53 UTC 2005

ok i switched the router.db device type to foundry and i get this error

Getting missed routers: round 3. flogin error: Error: TIMEOUT reached missed cmd(s): show chassis,show module,show flash,show
version,wm End of run not found
/usr/bin/tail: `-1' option is obsolete; use `-n 1' since this will be
removed ie

a time out error.


Chris Gallardo
Network Services

On Wed, 30 Mar 2005, john heasley wrote:

> Wed, Mar 30, 2005 at 09:37:41AM -0500, Chris Gallardo:
>> I have several HP 4108 switches with multiple vlans configured.
>> Specific ports have been untagged for a specific vlan.  I have been
>> trying to get rancid to collect the configs for these switches.  i've
>> combed through the mailing list archives and found only stuff on hp2500
>> series switches.  I've ran hlogin against these switches and the process
>> hangs at the operator level for the switch.  Rancid is able to log in
>> but will not pass the enable password supplied in .cloginrc to go into
>> enable mode.  I'm running tacacs on these switches so i'm not sure if
>> this is the problem or not but i wouldn't think it was since i'm running
>> tacacs on the cisco routers we have.  If anyone has dealt with rancid
>> and HP 41xx switches any information would be useful.
> are the 41xx's Foundry OEMs?  if so, they'll need to be device type 'foundry'.
> else, you should share a transcript of the login failure.

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