[rancid] Re: SSH process hangs using cron with Aruba devices
brett.simpson at sykes.com
Fri Mar 6 20:19:30 UTC 2009
On Fri, 2009-03-06 at 14:25 -0500, john heasley wrote:
> Fri, Mar 06, 2009 at 09:23:21AM -0500, Simpson, Brett:
> > I setup a custom expect based on the Cisco ones and can do a
> > backup of the Aruba devices. The only real different if I added some
> > extra filter to remove some unneeded lines. This works fine if I do
> > manually while SSH'ed into the Rancid server but if I run it through
> > cron the ssh instances hang. I saw a number of posts on similar
> > but haven't had much luck in fixing. Any ideas?
> TERM setting?
When I SSH in manually it's TERM=xterm. For cron I put env in a script
and I can't see a TERM but I had tried doing TERM=xterm, TERM=vt100,
TERM=linux from a bash script and then execute rancid-run group but it
> didnt apply expect patch from rancid web site?
No I didn't but I'm using the expect-5.43.0-5.1 rpm. Should I compile
the expect-5.40.1_hack2.tar.gz on the rancid website?
> other timing related issue in expect regexes?
Don't think so. When I run them manually they work fine every time and
> > Centos 5.2 i386
> > rancid-2.3.2a9
> > Thanks,
> > Brett
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