[rancid] Rancid & Dell PowerConnect 3348P

john heasley heas at shrubbery.net
Fri Aug 13 18:52:18 UTC 2010

Fri, Aug 13, 2010 at 09:09:53AM -0400, Gerhard Mourani:
> On August 12, 2010 10:09:36 pm john heasley wrote:
> > you are using solaris or linux and have not applied the expect patch
> Am using Linux and the expect patch has been applied to the expect source code 
> and recompiled.

so, it finishes, but not successfully.

> Trying to get all of the configs.
> opened network stream from if () at /usr/bin/drancid line 273.
> FOUND PROMPT: PowerConnect 3448P#
> can not find channel named "exp4"
>     while executing

so, either the expect script closed the channel to ssh/telnet, or the
ssh/telnet command exited, or the device closed the connection prematurely.

try whateveritislogin -c 'show version' hostname

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