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

Shekhar Basnet shekhar at mos.com.np
Fri Jun 30 04:02:59 UTC 2006

On Thu, 2006-06-29 at 17:31, Jee Kay wrote:
> On 29/06/06, Kevin <kkadow at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Risks and headaches of scripting the CLI are exactly why I went with
> > the Cisco SNMP solution --  we have technical and political cause not
> > to have a Unix machine/script with "enable" access into
> > production-critical Cisco gear.
> Just as a data point - you realise 'enable' access doesn't necessarily
> mean 'privilege level 15' right? What we do here is lower 'show
> startup-config' to priv level 2 and give the RANCID user priv2...
> works grand :) Also means the RANCID user cannot affect the router in
> any way.
I use TACACS+ downloaded from the shrubbery site. The RANCID user is
able to run only the show commands and nothing more than that. 


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