[rancid] BNT help?

James Baldwin jbaldwin at antinode.net
Mon Apr 9 20:31:21 UTC 2012

You should be able to make a copy of rancid to, for instance, bntrancid and modify the @commandtable array to only include the commands you want then add it to the %vendortable in rancid-fe.

On Apr 9, 2012, at 3:23 PM, Jonathan Mills wrote:

> For instance, I can confirm that I am able to login to it, and get into enable mode, using /usr/libexec/rancid/clogin.  So, it's kinda like Cisco.  Where it fails, is that it can't answer all the commands that rancid wants to send.  I'm new to rancid, and I don't get how to manage (or filter?) the commands I want it to run.  Only things I really want it to do (all of which work, when I put them on the command like ( -c ) using clogin):
> show version
> show boot
> show vlans
> show running-config
> --
> Jonathan Mills
> Systems Administrator
> Renaissance Computing Institute
> UNC-Chapel Hill
> On 04/09/2012 04:07 PM, Jonathan Mills wrote:
>> Does anyone have experience using rancid with a Blade Network
>> Technologies (BNT) switch? BNT is now owned by IBM, however. Running a
>> 'show version' states the switch OS as:
>> "IBM Networking Operating System RackSwitch G8052"
>> Any advice would be much appreciated!
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