clogin to reverse telnet on console
heas at shrubbery.net
Fri May 16 18:24:22 UTC 2003
Wed, May 14, 2003 at 09:06:18PM -0700, Mike Ethridge:
> Greetings all. I have a cisco 3640 with three NM-32A's acting as a
> terminal server for several other routers and switches. One in particular
> is my external Internet router. Now I'm trying to add the Internet router
> to rancid, but since I can't telnet net to it, I can only access it's
> console via reverse telnet to the terminal server, it's been very difficult.
> What is happening is when you telnet to the terminal server, you have to
> press enter at least once before you get the console login prompt from the
> Internet router. So, clogin doesn't get the typical telnet login prompt so
> it times out.
> Any suggestions on how to get this working?
thought about this for a while. clogin could be changed to permit a
pre-login-sequence command via the .cloginrc, eg: "\r". i can see
this being useful for a few platforms.
but, is it possible to define a chat-script that sends \r when the
async line is opened or connected?
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