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

Lee ler762 at gmail.com
Fri Oct 29 13:52:45 UTC 2010

On 10/27/10, Jeremy Bresley <brez at brezworks.com> wrote:
> 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.

Yes, it does.  Works for you means it's something I've done, something
special in our login banner or ??   Have you applied the patch for
dealing with autoenable being left out?
  Maybe I'll try backing that out.


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