[rancid] Re: Rancid - High CPU on PE's and CE's

john heasley heas at shrubbery.net
Sat Jan 19 17:27:56 UTC 2008

sure, some commands consume cpu, whether run by rancid or a user.  show run
on a cisco with a bunch of pppoe is a perfect example.  its the generation
of the output, nothing else, that is costly for the router.  if you want to
limit it, collect less frequently.

Fri, Jan 18, 2008 at 11:09:48AM -0500, Andrew Brennan:
> The commands are sequential, so you might see a spike over an interval of 
> time when 10-15 commands are executed in a minute or two.  My guess is it 
> is a few specific commands that are cpu-bound, though.  You could cut the 
> command list back to the bare essentials and reduce the CPU effects?
> On Fri, 18 Jan 2008, Shane Haslem wrote:
> > I have a problem with high CPU utilization on CE's and Pe's that are
> > being captured via rancid.  Is this symptomatic of too many commands
> > being issued?
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