[rancid] Re: HP Virtual Connect Switches

Brady Lamprecht brady.lamprecht at incontact.com
Fri May 15 22:26:42 UTC 2009

I've started modifying a copy of hrancid as necessary, but I was looking
to see if anyone else had implemented something similar so I didn't have
to "reinvent the wheel."

If not, is there any sort of "how to" document available which gives me
a few points on how to define a new rancid-type in the router.db file
and how to change what prompt is expected before starting to gather the

Brady Lamprecht
Network Engineer
inContact, Inc. 

-----Original Message-----
From: john heasley [mailto:heas at shrubbery.net] 
Sent: Friday, May 15, 2009 1:13 PM
To: Brady Lamprecht
Cc: rancid-discuss at shrubbery.net
Subject: Re: [rancid] HP Virtual Connect Switches

Fri, May 15, 2009 at 11:55:35AM -0600, Brady Lamprecht:
> I've been looking into getting rancid to do backups of HP
> Switches.  Have any of you had any success with these switches or have
> seen modified scripts to grab the appropriate information?
> The hlogin and the hpuifilter seem to be working fine, but since these
> are not "normal switches," what would be the best way to grab the
> relevant data once I am at the following prompt:

copy hrancid to a new file and alter as necessary

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