[rancid] Re: distributed RANCID setup
willay at gmail.com
Wed Oct 18 18:12:46 UTC 2006
Thanks for your input, but still doesnt solve my problem when the link
to the central server is down.. I think anyway.
On 17/10/06, John Adams <jadams at eline.com> wrote:
> You should be able to implement this pretty easily if you can get all of
> your remote sites to access the CVS server. Instead of checking in the cvs
> tree locally, you set CVSROOT To be the remote CVS server, and checkin/out
> from there.
> You can also run CVS over ssh with shared keys for additional security.
> Read here for details on using CVS over SSH.
> If you can't do this and you have to resync all of the repositories with the
> master one by hand, it's going to involve quite a bit of scripting and work.
> On 10/17/06 9:13 AM, "William" <willay at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi list,
> > Has anyone implemented RANCID where the collectors are distributed?
> > We currently have FreeBSD boxes dotted around sites for management
> > purposes, with a central server that sits in our office and can
> > communicate with each stub server. Currently our central server does
> > all the RANCID/CVS work, however, there are some devices that we
> > cannot reach for reasons out of my control.
> > What I would like to do is have each stub server access the devices
> > within its reach, keeping its own repository then sync with the
> > central whenever possible, meaning we can check our local (central)
> > server to us to check configs but also not miss that critical config
> > change when our links are down to our various stub servers.
> > Setups/configs/comments/papers/man pages/clues are all appreciated,
> > Thank you for your time.
> > Regards,
> > Will
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