[rancid] Re: nslogin netscaler V8

john heasley heas at shrubbery.net
Wed Nov 5 08:45:23 UTC 2008

Thu, Oct 30, 2008 at 04:14:44AM +0100, Marco Schirrmeister:
> On Tuesday 14 October 2008 22:40:00 Zod Mansour wrote:
> > Does anyone have a working nslogin for netscaler Version 8?
> I noticed the same issue with a NetScaler V8 firmware. It just didn't  
> logged in and stopped at the password prompt.
> I guess the NetScaler files that included in upstream at the moment  
> are very old. I think below version 5, but I don't know.
> I modified the nslogin and nsrancid scripts that they match with the  
> prompt and the commands on a NetScaler with version 8.x firmware.
> Maybe we can include more commands. Right now it only runs "show ns  
> ns.conf".
> You can find my patches and a new RPM package here. 
> http://people.ogilvy.de/~mschirrmeister/linux/rancid/

I don't know anything about netscaler, but your changes appear as if they'd
break previous versions.  Why should that support be dropped?  is pre-8
completely passe?

Has the prompt changed?  Matching just '>' is usually a bad idea.

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