[rancid] Re: Sending Summary E-Mails

john heasley heas at shrubbery.net
Thu Aug 23 15:49:10 UTC 2007

Thu, Aug 23, 2007 at 01:22:02AM -0700, Austin Schutz:
> On Thu, Aug 23, 2007 at 09:23:32AM +0100, Gordon Ross wrote:
> > Rancid, as I see at the moment, sends an e-mail with the full text of
> > changes in it. Is it possible to configure rancid to also send a summary
> > e-mail saying "Device X configuration has changed", without the actual
> > diffs in it (and still send the e-mails with the fill diffs to elsewhere
> > ?)
> > 
> 	You could run cvs stat right before or after the email is sent in
> control_rancid. You would have to do a little extra work to format it the way
> you want.
> 	Rancid won't do anything like that out of the box, but it would not
> be a monstrous task to do if you have any experience with shell or perl
> programming.

also see share/rtrfilter

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