[rancid] Re: RANCID with Nexus 5000 - partial success

john heasley heas at shrubbery.net
Wed Apr 28 17:23:38 UTC 2010

Wed, Apr 28, 2010 at 08:33:48AM -0400, Ian Stong:
> Using the nxrancid file I still had some issues getting it to work with
> the Nexus 5020. I eventually got it working by commenting out several
> commands it tries to run by default. The one command that I do care
> about that I had to comment out was the show version command. 
> Running nxrancid -d host_ip with the show version uncommented resulted
> in the text "missed cmd(s): show license usage" - which was the very
> next uncommented command in the file. I commented that out and the next
> line was then the missed command. Eventually I figured out it was the
> very first command "show version" that was causing the missed cmd(s)
> message. 

you have the nexus bug where the next cli prompt is mingled with the
last line of the show version.  please complain to the cisco TAC.

> What troubleshooting steps are there to determine why the show version
> command seems to be causing an issue?  For what it's worth I ran
> nxrancid -d with the show version uncommented and the raw output
> included information on the other commands including the sh license
> usage output that was listed as a missed command.
> For now I have show version commented out and rancid has created CVS
> entries for the other commands outputs which is a great start.
> Thanks,
> Ian Stong
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