[rancid] terminal width on Cisco ASA

Chris Gauthier cgauthier at mapscu.com
Thu Sep 8 16:41:39 UTC 2011

I find that I get wrapped lines and combined lines occasionally in the email, but is stored correctly in the repository.  It's never been that big of a deal to me, so I just live with it and recognize it's something to do with diff and email.  I'll see if I can find an example and forward it on.

Chris Gauthier, CCNA Security
Network Administrator
Maps Credit Union
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: rancid-discuss-bounces at shrubbery.net [mailto:rancid-discuss-
> bounces at shrubbery.net] On Behalf Of P C
> Sent: Thursday, September 08, 2011 9:27 AM
> To: rancid-discuss at shrubbery.net
> Subject: [rancid] terminal width on Cisco ASA
> How is the terminal width communicated to the Cisco security appliance by
> rancid-run when kicked off via crontab?  I am getting output in my alerts like
> this, almost like it's cutting off at ~60-70 characters or so.  When viewing
> through a shell via SSH, the output is the width of the window without issue and
> is not truncated.
> Is this some sort of variable I can set so the output does not get kicked to the
> next line like this?
> Or perhaps is this happening after the SSH session, and during the e-mail/CVS
> diff process?
> I have also considered terminal width xxx Cisco ASA side, but this is a permanent
> configuration command (config) mode and not a per-session exec command, so
> it's probably better just to send the right width to it in the first place via the
> SSH/terminal negotiation, however this may be done.
> + access-list myaclname extended permit ip host
> + object-group MY_OBJECT log warnings interval 10
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