[rancid] High cpu on large configs

heasley heas at shrubbery.net
Thu Mar 24 15:39:43 UTC 2016

Thu, Mar 24, 2016 at 03:06:03PM +0000, Alex DEKKER:
> On 24/03/16 14:58, nachofw wrote:
> > Hi, some of the devices i backup contain more than 10k config lines, 
> > specifically a cisco asa. This causes high cpu when a backup is done. 
> > How can i set a "sleep 1" in the clogin script so that when the line 
> > "<--- More --->" gets hit it whaits 1 second before continuing.
> I doubt that RANCID ever "sees" the pager lines. It almost certainly 
> sets the terminal length so that the config is never split into pages.

if the device supports that, yes.

you'd probably be better to set send_human parameters to something slow.

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