Problems Collecting Extreme configs.

Glenn Wiltse iggy at
Thu Jan 27 13:42:19 UTC 2005

  Ah, sorry... it's 2.2b8 that we are running. I've asked to have it
updated so we'll see what happens afterwords. I'll let you all know if it
helps any... and/or if I find another solution.



On Wed, 26 Jan 2005, john heasley wrote:

> Wed, Jan 26, 2005 at 04:10:39PM -0500, Glenn Wiltse:
> >
> >   I've recently started trying to collect configurations from
> > a Extreme switch. I've ran into problems, sorted some out, but
> > still have questions...
> >
> > First off I'm currently runing 2.8b version of rancid.
> we have not reached 2.8 yet and all b ("beta") images have been yanked.
> perhaps this is 2.3b?  I'd prefer that you had 2.3.1 + p1.
> >   For this Extreme switch, I'm using telnet, adding autoenable, getting
> > loged in alright... but I keep getting hung up on the clipaging that we
> > like to keep enabled on these switches. If I disable clipaging, all goes
> > well, but I really hate to have to leave clipaging off permenently.
> >
> >   I was asked/told that if I just issue a the command 'diable clipaging
> > session' before I issued the other commands, it should work. Well not
> > knowing rancid and/or expect well enough to figure out how to make this
> > hapen on my own. I decided to come and ask, if this issue has been
> > delt with already in a more recent revsion of rancid... and/or if somone
> > can point me in the right direction for dealing with the paging issue
> > on a session basis.
> >
> >  We really don't want to permenetly disable paging on our Extreme switches
> > unless that is really our only option.
> The pager can normally be dealt with in the run_commands loop.  ISTR there
> was a reason why we could not do this for the extreme, but I can't remember.
> I think it used terminal control codes to manipulate the lines, so weird
> spacing would show-up.
> but, you can certainly upgrade and try it.  sorry - extreme is a bit of a
> bastard child for us.
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