[rancid] Re: Dell Powerconnect switches - problem and suggestion
2009 at tybox.net
Sat Aug 15 03:39:33 UTC 2009
What steps are necessary to monitor Dell switches? Download drancid, dlogin
and put them in /opt/local/libexec/rancid with other rancid executables,
then what? Update router.db and specify a device as a 'dell' instead of
'cisco' or 'juniper'
Is that basically it?
On Fri, Aug 14, 2009 at 9:45 PM, Jeremy Singletary
<jeremys at rickyninja.net>wrote:
> Looks like there are some invisible characters showing up in the pager
> in newer Dells. Download this version of dlogin, and let us know if it
> resolves the issue.
> On 08/14/09, George Hills <george at brightbox.co.uk> said:
> > Hi,
> > My thanks to Jeremy Singletary for his drancid/dlogin scripts, and Nate
> > Steffen for his updates and email help.
> > I've had a couple of different problems trying to get RANCID working
> > with some Dell Powerconnect switches recently.
> > I'm using rancid 2.3.2a7 from the Ubuntu package on Ubuntu Hardy amd64.
> > My Powerconnects are 6248s running 126.96.36.199 and 188.8.131.52 and 5324s running
> > 184.108.40.206.
> > The 6248s had an easy problem - the dlogin script is sending "exit" and
> > expecting to get out, but that only takes it out of enable mode. It then
> > needs to send "quit" (*not* "exit" again) afterwards to get out.
> > I bodged this by just adding a line:
> > strowger at beast:~$ diff dlogin dlogin.gh
> > 672a673
> > > dsend "quit\r"
> > On the 5348 (where "exit" from enable mode logs you off...sigh...) I
> > think there's a problem with the pager. My "more" prompts look like
> > "More: <space>, Quit: q, One line: <return> "
> > and dlogin freezes when it sees one. Other than that it works fine. I
> > guess there's a problem with the regex but I can't work out what it is.
> > Would be grateful for any suggestions.
> > Cheers.
> > --
> > George Hills
> > Systems Administrator
> > Brightbox
> > http://www.brightbox.co.uk/
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