[rancid] help with rancid w/ Dell patch
bwindle at fint.org
Mon Nov 17 18:21:14 UTC 2008
I am running rancid 2.3.2~a7-2 (Ubuntu), and am attempting to integrate
the Dell (dlogin/drancid) patches from rickyninja.net
I've got dlogin working (just "./dlogin 192.168.220.10"), but if rancid
tries to send any commands (dlogin -c"show version" 192.168.220.10"), the
dlogin process seems to freeze after it sends the 'exit' command (or just
It seems to be that my Dell switch doesn't like the 'exit' command;
sending 'exit' (when at the enable prompt) simply takes it down to normal
exec, rather then closing the session (like 'quit' does). The account I
am using to log into the switches drops directly to enable.
I tried to monkey around with the dlogin script, to have it send 'quit'
instead of 'exit', but then it was complaining about not seeing a
Has anybody else seen this? I don't know the internals of rancid well
enough to hack this out at the moment.
(I emailed the author of the patch a few days ago and haven't heard from
*The rancid log shows:
opened network stream from 192.168.220.10 if () at /usr/lib/rancid/bin/drancid line 267.
FOUND PROMPT: WH-ClientSW-1#
found_end = 1, clean_run = 0
192.168.220.10: End of run not found
Burton Windle bwindle at fint.org
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