[rancid] Re: RANCID with Nexus 7000

Jeremy Bresley brez at brezworks.com
Tue Apr 27 15:11:02 UTC 2010

On 4/27/2010 7:52 AM, Ryan West wrote:
> Ian,
>> -----Original Message-----
>> Sent: Tuesday, April 27, 2010 8:48 AM
>> To: rancid-discuss at shrubbery.net
>> Subject: [rancid] Re: RANCID with Nexus 7000
>> Hi,
>> I'm using the nxrancid file and am able to successfully connect to the
>> 7k using nxrancid -d device_ip.  However when I run rancid via cron for
>> all my devices, including this one, it doesn't work. In the router.db
>> file I added 7k_ip:cisco:up but I'm not sure that is enough to tell
>> rancid to use the nxrancid file versus the standard cisco rancid file. I
>> read the router.db(5) man page and there is no mention of how to do this
>> other than specifying Cisco for the type.
> You'll need to adjust your rancid-fe file and call to it with something like 7k_ip:nexus:up, assuming nexus is how you have it defined in rancid-fe.
> -ryan
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Use type cisco-nx for Nexus gear.  This will have nxrancid run instead 
of rancid.


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