[rancid] How .cloginrc works and can i have separate .cloginrc files for each group

heasley heas at shrubbery.net
Tue Feb 14 17:44:13 UTC 2017

Tue, Feb 14, 2017 at 07:37:45AM +0000, Adrian Dimitrov:
> Hello Team,
> In our environment we have a lot of different credentials for the groups so it's a bit challenging  to keep .cloginrc up to date and have all backups working.
> What we do is trying to have one credentials for all groups, but unfortunately this is not possible for big part of them. Is there a way to have .cloginrc files for each group  in their own var directories ?

rancid 3.something, best to just go for 3.6.2, supports a per-group rancid.conf
that can be used to overwrite rancid config, such as CLOGINRC (see clogin(1)).

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