[rancid] Re: Download configs from one router through another

Jeffrey Ollie jeff at ocjtech.us
Fri Sep 5 16:11:30 UTC 2008

On Fri, Sep 5, 2008 at 6:38 AM, Alex Dekker <rancid at ale.cx> wrote:
> On Thursday 04 September 2008 23:56:37 Graham Fleming wrote:
>> I have many clients with routers and switches on an internal network
>> that I can access either via VPN or by Cisco CLI by logging into their
>> public WAN-facing router and then drilling through the network that way.
> I'm in a similar position to yourself, and I'm sure when I asked this I was
> told it wasn't going to happen.
>> I think I understand that I need to patch RANCID to allow this behavior.
>> So, here is my question:
>> How do I get this patch and how do I apply the patch to enable RANCID to
>> hop from one router to another?
> You're assuming the patch exists, although I assumed RANCID would do this
> before I looked into it also. If you do find it, please let me know.

Ed Ravin developed just the thing you need a few years ago.  I've
attached a copy that I've re-based to apply against version 2.3.2a8.

Jeff Ollie

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