[rancid] anyone have rancid working for a nexus 5000?

Jeremy Bresley brez at brezworks.com
Wed Oct 27 23:18:55 UTC 2010

On 10/27/2010 3:12 PM, Lee wrote:
> rancid log says
> write(spawn_id=1): broken pipe
>      while executing
> "send_user -- "$expect_out(buffer)""
>      invoked from within
> when trying to get the config from a nexus 5000.  I've tried it with
> the device configured as type "cisco" as well as "cisco-nx" - no joy
> either way.
> For whatever it's worth, rancid does fine on a nexus 7000 (device
> type=cisco-nx) and a nexus 4000 (device type=cisco).  Any hints on
> getting it working or figuring out what the problem is with a nexus
> 5000?
> Thanks,
> Lee
I've got rancid 2.3.5 working against 3 N5020s.  We don't have TACACS on 
ours yet, just using local auth, one change you might need is to add the 
following to .cloginrc:
add autoenable <devicename>    1

Hope this helps.


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