[rancid] Re: MPLS and Rancid
Gary T. Giesen
giesen at snickers.org
Sat Jul 25 18:40:12 UTC 2009
Is there anything that the community can help with to speed it up?
Creating current patches for all *login files? Patching manpages? I'm
already considering doing all of this for my Fedora/EPEL package, as
the usercmd functionality is essential for my purposes.
On 7/23/09, john heasley <heas at shrubbery.net> wrote:
> Thu, Jul 23, 2009 at 10:09:19AM -0700, Lance Vermilion:
>> Ryan is correct, the usercmd patch would get you where you want. The patch
>> was written by Ed Ravin. Here is a link to the patch and a nice little
>> thread about how to use the patch.
>> The only issue is the patch is quite old so you might have to do some
>> Is there any chance the usercmd can be added to the distro?
> i stuck it on my todo/review list this morning. that is a long list though.
>> 2009/7/23 Ryan West <rwest at zyedge.com>
>> > Todd,
>> > I think you might be able to do what you want with usercmd patch, you
>> > might
>> > need to search the archives for it.
>> > -ryan
>> > *From:* rancid-discuss-bounces at shrubbery.net [mailto:
>> > rancid-discuss-bounces at shrubbery.net] *On Behalf Of *Todd Heide
>> > *Sent:* Thursday, July 23, 2009 12:02 PM
>> > *To:* rancid-discuss at shrubbery.net
>> > *Subject:* [rancid] MPLS and Rancid
>> > I don?t know if this has been addressed yet, but I have a need for
>> > Rancid
>> > to be able to access devices in an MPLS environment.
>> > What we have is a network of devices, some on MPLS that is reachable via
>> > a
>> > share, and some that are completely autonomous from the rest of the
>> > network,
>> > they have their own firewall in the colo and everything is reached
>> > through
>> > that, unless you have access to a Core router, and can then reach them
>> > through their VRF.
>> > What I was thinking is if there is a way for Rancid to log into a Core
>> > router, and then from there, ssh or telnet, depending on the Core
>> > router, to
>> > the customers routers via the VRF commands. These would need to be done
>> > one
>> > device at a time so it doesn?t overwhelm the core router with
>> > connections.
>> > Basically, Rancid logs into say 10.255.255.254, then issues, telnet
>> > 10.255.254.2 /vrf testcase, logs into the device, does its Rancid thing,
>> > logs out, then does it again for the next device on the list. This would
>> > be
>> > something I would schedule to be done once a day, starting at 11 PM.
>> > Can it be done?
>> > Todd
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