[rancid] Re: Rancid Ignore Devices

Gregory W Zill gregoryzill at solutionary.com
Thu May 29 20:30:05 UTC 2008

And since we distribute e-mails to the RANCID network engineering group, 
we add a fourth field, as in

1234-pix:cisco:down:fw upgrade to 1234-asa on 20080524
1234-juniper:netscreen:down:new fw implementation on 20080615

The router.db change will be broadcast to the group once.

Sam Munzani wrote:
>Some times you want them in router.db but flag them 
> to down state because you know the device is going through maintenance 
> and will not be reachable for some time.
> I usually do following
> # router.db content
> device-x:cisco:up
> device-y:cisco:down   # this will be excluded from backup.

gregory w zill, mba, cissp
Information Security Engineer
Managed Services Team
Solutionary, Inc.
Making Security Manageable
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