[rancid] rancid "PAR" value only seems to do concurrent logins for a single device group?

john heasley heas at shrubbery.net
Wed Sep 7 20:23:20 UTC 2011

Wed, Sep 07, 2011 at 11:19:30AM -0600, P C:
> When you have multiple device groups (such as building1-switches,
> building2-switches, etc.), I've noticed setting the "PAR" value has no
> effect outside of an individual device group.  The script must run
> through all devices in the device group it is processing before it
> moves to the next group.  If you have many groups, and especially a
> hung device in a group, this can take a very long time before it
> proceeds.
> Is there any way to make it run across groups?

use par within cron to exec rancid-run for each group individually.

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