[rancid] Need some Help - F5's in RANCID

Chris Moody chris at siliconhotrod.com
Mon Jan 31 21:25:44 UTC 2011

Ideally I'd like to grab all my F5's (42) - but I've got them all 
disabled except for 2 for my debugging.

I'll comment out the key listing commands and see how she runs.


On 1/31/11 1:22 PM, Ryan West wrote:
>>> You're doing anything wrong.  You'll probably find that you can 'rancid-run -r<dev name>' and have it backup properly.  I would recommend getting a good backup of the keys once and then comment out the lines in the command table.
>> why?  what is special about the keys?
> Wish I knew, they execute fine from command line (on F5) and even from a single rancid-run.  And as Chris mentioned, it worked for a while and then stopped.  A few other users I have spoken to about the problem have removed those lines and not bothered with it anymore.
> Chris,
> How many devices are you backing up at a time?  Mine is set to PAR_COUNT=12; (rancid.conf)
>>> =====================================
>>> Getting missed routers: round 4.
>>> xxxx.yyyy.com: missed cmd(s): ls --full-time --color=never /config/ssl/ssl.crt,ls --full-time --color=never /config/ssl/ssl.key
>>> zzzz.yyyy.com: missed cmd(s): ls --full-time --color=never /config/ssl/ssl.crt,ls --full-time --color=never /config/ssl/ssl.key

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