[rancid] Re: All routers showing as down
heas at shrubbery.net
Thu Nov 12 08:33:41 UTC 2009
Thu, Nov 12, 2009 at 05:21:19PM +1100, Nick Hollingsworth:
> Hi Rancid subscribers,
> Rancid has been doing a great job keeping track of configs & diffs, thanks very much.
> I started having problems with it a couple of weeks ago after an admin updated routers.db (I think this is all they did). I rang the admin and confirmed they did it by:
> * logging into the Rancid linux host as root
> * scp'd router.db off
> * modified it
> * scp'd it back on (as root)
dollars to donuts; they edited it on a winblows host and it now has winblows
> Now all the routers end up as down after every rancid run (routers.all & routers.down are full, routers.up is empty, no configs are taken, no diffs given).
> I noticed that routers.db had owner root, group root. I presumed this was due to the admin scp'ing the routers.db file back to the system after modifying it so I chowned it back to rancid:netadm.
> Other than that I can't see anything wrong .... bin/clogin works fine on a few of the devices ...... I run bin/rancid-run and it finishes instantly leaving an empty log file:
> starting: Thu Nov 12 16:26:22 WST 2009
> ending: Thu Nov 12 16:26:23 WST 2009
> I can see router.db in cvs status and if I modify router.db cvs picks it up.
> Any ideas what might be going wrong?
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