[rancid] Re: Cisco IPS V5.X & Rancid

john heasley heas at shrubbery.net
Mon May 7 16:24:07 UTC 2007

Mon, May 07, 2007 at 01:11:26AM +0000, rancid at dangermen.com:
> I am working on writing a RANCID interpretter for Cisco's IPS V5.X/6.X 
> line.  I have a modified clogin and have writen the ciscoips subsystem. 
> The issue I have is that I can manually run the debug file just fine. 
> However, clogin reports 'Error: EOF received' and dumps out.  Cisco's IPS 
> accepts the username from SSH but does not prompt again for it.  So my one 
> modification allows my ciscoips subsystem to tell clogin not to send the 
> username.  In any case, I'm at a loss as to why I would be getting 'Error: 
> EOF received'.  If I run the ciscoips -d hostname, I don't see it. 
> However, if I add it to the router.db, then I get the error message.  Any 
> backround on the clogin EOF error would be much appreciated.

I'd guess that it dislikes the TERM you get from the cron.  The AGM does
that, IIRC.

BTW, this thing looks awefully similar to the AGM.  Have you tried that
rancid device type?

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