add method * {telnet} {ssh} not working

Andrew Partan asp at
Wed Dec 8 20:46:20 UTC 2004

On Wed, Dec 08, 2004 at 12:27:44PM -0500, Hopper, Faron  W. wrote:
> I have configured RANCID (v2.3) on a FreeBSD box.  It seems to be
> working for some devices.  When I look at the log file I see that
> it is trying ssh to devices even though I have added a method stating
> that I want telnet first.  I have 2 devices in my router.db file
> that accept ssh, and they are the only 2 that are working.  I am
> using a TACACS+ username to login to all Cisco devices.  Any ideas
> what the problem might be?

It could be that both telnet and ssh are failing.  clogin typically
only logs the final error when it can't reach some device.

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