[rancid] Re: MPLS and Rancid
rancid at gheek.net
Thu Jul 23 17:09:19 UTC 2009
Ryan is correct, the usercmd patch would get you where you want. The patch
was written by Ed Ravin. Here is a link to the patch and a nice little
thread about how to use the patch.
The only issue is the patch is quite old so you might have to do some
Is there any chance the usercmd can be added to the distro?
2009/7/23 Ryan West <rwest at zyedge.com>
> I think you might be able to do what you want with usercmd patch, you might
> need to search the archives for it.
> *From:* rancid-discuss-bounces at shrubbery.net [mailto:
> rancid-discuss-bounces at shrubbery.net] *On Behalf Of *Todd Heide
> *Sent:* Thursday, July 23, 2009 12:02 PM
> *To:* rancid-discuss at shrubbery.net
> *Subject:* [rancid] MPLS and Rancid
> I don’t know if this has been addressed yet, but I have a need for Rancid
> to be able to access devices in an MPLS environment.
> What we have is a network of devices, some on MPLS that is reachable via a
> share, and some that are completely autonomous from the rest of the network,
> they have their own firewall in the colo and everything is reached through
> that, unless you have access to a Core router, and can then reach them
> through their VRF.
> What I was thinking is if there is a way for Rancid to log into a Core
> router, and then from there, ssh or telnet, depending on the Core router, to
> the customers routers via the VRF commands. These would need to be done one
> device at a time so it doesn’t overwhelm the core router with connections.
> Basically, Rancid logs into say 10.255.255.254, then issues, telnet
> 10.255.254.2 /vrf testcase, logs into the device, does its Rancid thing,
> logs out, then does it again for the next device on the list. This would be
> something I would schedule to be done once a day, starting at 11 PM.
> Can it be done?
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