[rancid] Using rancid to change Allied Telesis switches configuration
sebastien.beaudlot at univ-avignon.fr
Mon Mar 20 09:00:48 UTC 2017
@Dan : Thank you a lot for that solution. It's working really well.
@heasley : I don't plan to add this to rancid-run, i'm just using the xlogin scripts to send some daily use commands via a php script.
Administrateur réseaux, téléphonie et flotte mobile
Direction Opérationnelle des Systèmes d'Information ( DOSI )
Université d'Avignon et des Pays de Vaucluse
Tèl : 04.90.16.26.04
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De: "heasley" <heas at shrubbery.net>
À: "Dan Anderson" <dan.w.anderson at gmail.com>
Cc: "Sebastien BEAUDLOT" <sebastien.beaudlot at univ-avignon.fr>, "rancid-discuss" <rancid-discuss at shrubbery.net>
Envoyé: Vendredi 17 Mars 2017 17:00:49
Objet: Re: [rancid] Using rancid to change Allied Telesis switches configuration
Fri, Mar 17, 2017 at 07:30:04AM -0400, Dan Anderson:
> I'm not sure which scripts you're referring to, but the hack-ish way would
> be to run "ATlogin -c "copy running-config startup-config\rY", assuming
> that ATlogin (or whatever the login script is) isn't terribly different
> from clogin.
> You don't necessarily need (or likely want) to modify the <x>rancid scripts
> to be able to make changes to the devices. If you're going to do that, I'd
> try to rename them to something else so that it's less likely to get
and, i would do it outside of rancid; a separate cron job that iterated
through the router.db files and performed actions such as this.
> overwritten during upgrades. Granted, the ATrancid script isn't in stock
> RANCID, but that's not to say that it may not be at some point in the
> On Fri, Mar 17, 2017 at 4:41 AM, Sebastien BEAUDLOT <
> sebastien.beaudlot at univ-avignon.fr> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I'm using rancid to backup Allied Telesis (and many more) switches
> > configuration thanks to Valentino who posted his own scripts on the list.
> > Now, i want to use rancid login scripts to send commands to the script,
> > but i'm facing something annoying with this brand.
> > The 'copy running-config startup-config' command is interactive and ask
> > for the user to press Y key. No way to force this command to be
> > non-interactive.
> > I tried to fork the ATrancid script to do only this command, but need to
> > hack the ShowConfig loop, thus i a not familiar enough with perl. Does
> > someone already did such a thing ?
> > Regards.
> > --
> > Sébastien BEAUDLOT
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> > Direction Opérationnelle des Systèmes d'Information ( DOSI )
> > Pôle Infrastructures
> > Université d'Avignon et des Pays de Vaucluse
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