[rancid] Re: Nortel / Bay howto

john heasley heas at shrubbery.net
Fri Apr 10 18:14:43 UTC 2009

Thu, Apr 09, 2009 at 11:47:21AM -0500, Brent Edwards:
> I see this has been discussed a bit in the past on this list, but not
> seeing a clear direction.
> I have several Bay Stack 470-47T switches that I would like to run
> rancid against.  My understanding is at this time rancid does not
> support these switches while the text based menu is being presented at
> login.  It does appear that a patch has been written to help with this
> but according to some messages it has not been reliable.  I apologize
> for my probably basic question here (I'm more familiar with Cisco
> gear), but my assumption is that if I can setup the switch to simply
> drop me into a CLI interface (i.e. no menu) at login that rancid will
> work just fine?  Can any of you confirm this, and if so explain how
> that is accomplished.
> At the end of the day I'm just trying to get rancid to work against
> these Bay / Nortel switches, any help would be appreciated.

I dont have any of these boxes, but a number of folks have posted about
trying to get rancid working with them.  I believe the most recent and
closest was this thread:

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