[rancid] Re: Netscreen/OpenSSH interaction problem

john heasley heas at shrubbery.net
Tue May 19 20:01:49 UTC 2009

Tue, May 19, 2009 at 03:16:30PM -0400, Michael W. Lucas:
> Hi,
> I've found myself inheriting responsibility for a stack of Netscreen
> boxes, and of course I want their configurations backed up.
> There's a problem with interactions between newer versions of OpenSSH
> and Netscreens, however.  To SSH into a Netscreen with newer OpenSSH,
> you must add the option "-o ControlMaster=auto" to the SSH command
> line.
> Is there any way to pass this option to the Rancid SSH command for my
> Netscreen hosts?

see sshcmd in cloginrc(5).  If I failed to disseminate that change to
all of the login scripts, we can fix that.

> Thanks,
> ==ml
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