[rancid] Re: Cisco WAE (WAAS) units

john heasley heas at shrubbery.net
Thu Feb 18 04:38:21 UTC 2010

Wed, Feb 17, 2010 at 07:46:36PM -0500, James M Keller:
> On 2/17/2010 6:30 PM, john heasley wrote:
>> Wed, Feb 17, 2010 at 09:49:00AM -0500, James M Keller:
>>>>> It looks like lenny is 2.3.2 code (listed as current on shrubbery.net),
>>>>> so I can do diff's when I'm down adding int WAE support to the main
>>>>> rancid script.  Central manager configs are retrievable from CLI.  At
>>>>> best you could script the command to dump the database to XML on the CM
>>>>> file system and then try more dbfile.xml to terminal.   But the admin
>>>>> guide notes it's resource intensive to do the export.  At least I'm able
>>>>> to grab the acceleration-engine configs and also grab WAAS specific info
>>>>> as comment entries.  I'm likely going to have to tweak some of it to
>>>>> parse out updating data like session counters, so not ready to dump a
>>>>> diff yet.   Also added WCCP info as comments for both the WAEs and Cisco
>>>>> IOS, as our shop is using the WCCP rather then in-line for these.   If
>>>>> show ip wccp returns not eabled or invalid, etc it skips it like any
>>>>> other invalid command for a platform.
>>>> if i understand this; i'd create a separate rancid script for this thing.
>>> At least in the 4.x code branch it is at least as IOS-ish as PIX/ASAs.
>> and, I should have made those a separate script.  contain the ugly.
> I'm not opposed to breaking it out into dedicated scripts for both if  
> that fits the design better.   The ASA has a number of things that could  
> be captured as comment blocks that would be useful to track beyond the  
> basic IOS-ish device configs.

my experience with asa/pix is limited.  it'd seem those could be one
script, its the tie with ios that i wish i'd avoided.

> I'll work on the wae script at least this week if time permits.
> -- 
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> James M Keller

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