[rancid] Need some Help - F5's in RANCID
chris at siliconhotrod.com
Thu Feb 3 00:06:56 UTC 2011
ok - so followed John's suggestion to set the NOPIPE variable - so I'm
now generating .raw files. I've checked several of them and only see
each and every command completing perfectly. They're still marked as
'unreachable' however. Any other ideas to try? Do I need to push an
ssh key so it automatically logs in without a password or something?
I'm seriously stumped as to why it's worked a few times but then stops
On 1/31/11 1:33 PM, john heasley wrote:
> Mon, Jan 31, 2011 at 09:22:42PM +0000, Ryan West:
>>>> You're doing anything wrong. You'll probably find that you can 'rancid-run -r<dev name>' and have it backup properly. I would recommend getting a good backup of the keys once and then comment out the lines in the command table.
>>> why? what is special about the keys?
>> Wish I knew, they execute fine from command line (on F5) and even from a single rancid-run. And as Chris mentioned, it worked for a while and then stopped. A few other users I have spoken to about the problem have removed those lines and not bothered with it anymore.
> i'm not doing perl/unix lessosn, but you seem clueful enough to try this
> on your own. change NOPIPE to YES, then just before the rancid script
> removes the .raw file, copy it somewhere for safe keeping. this problem
> is most likely related to cron, and the .raw file may have the clues needed
> to fix this.
>> How many devices are you backing up at a time? Mine is set to PAR_COUNT=12; (rancid.conf)
> thats shouldnt matter. they all run as separate instances.
>>>> Getting missed routers: round 4.
>>>> xxxx.yyyy.com: missed cmd(s): ls --full-time --color=never /config/ssl/ssl.crt,ls --full-time --color=never /config/ssl/ssl.key
>>>> zzzz.yyyy.com: missed cmd(s): ls --full-time --color=never /config/ssl/ssl.crt,ls --full-time --color=never /config/ssl/ssl.key
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