[rancid] Re: Retrieving cisco configuration using SNMP+TFTP

Kevin kkadow at gmail.com
Wed Jun 28 02:04:48 UTC 2006

On 6/27/06, Chris Moody <cmoody at qualcomm.com> wrote:
> Freeman, Michael wrote:
> > I don't think it would take much to hook it into rancid, as I believe if
> > you have the file already downloaded you can feed it into one of the
> > 'rancid' utilities from the command line and it will do its thing.
> There's already work existing that does the snmp based "write net"
> http://www.pancho.org/

I'm primarily interested in configuration 'diffs' and archives.
Is pancho readily integrated into rancid?

If not, would it make more sense to add SNMP+TFTP as a rancid module,
or to add support in rancid to call pancho to retrieve Cisco

Basically, my employer doesn't mind building process around open
source, but prefers that the solution be part of the base FOSS project
 (makes it easier to replace senior staff with inexpensive newly
graduated CS BS students).


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