[rancid] RANCID, CRS and SDR
pelle at hemmop.com
Sun Dec 4 01:21:29 UTC 2011
> I'm having some problems with RANCID when querying CRS SDRs (Secure
> Domain Router). RANCID is running once an hour and every time RANCID
> finds some differences in the hardware configuration.
> Here is an example:
> This moring a 7 o'clock:
> - !NAME: "0/0/* - host - Inlet0", DESCR: "Temperature Sensor"
> - !VID: N/A
> - !NAME: "0/0/* - host - Inlet1", DESCR: "Temperature Sensor"
> And at 8 o'clock
> + !NAME: "0/0/* - host - Inlet0", DESCR: "Temperature Sensor"
> + !VID: N/A
> + !NAME: "0/0/* - host - Inlet1", DESCR: "Temperature Sensor"
> This is not on related to sensors, I've also seen fan trays, interface
> cards, ... appearing and disappearing. Any ideas? Querying the actual
> (hardware) CRS works fine.
I've seen spurios "non-printables" mess up the diff on both IOS and
IOS-XR devices. Can't recall from memory if that occurred in "show
inventory" on XR.
Any way, I do have a substantial code change for xrrancid hanging
around at GitHub. *One* of the differences with the stock 2.3.6
code are filtering of "non-printables". If you would like some more
info of the changes, checkout the command table at the end of
bin/xrrancid.in. You are welcome to give it a try if you like. If
you have any suggestions for improvements or other changes, I'm
RFC1925, truth 11:
Every old idea will be proposed again with a different name and
a different presentation, regardless of whether it works.
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