[rancid] Need some Help - F5's in RANCID
Jethro R Binks
jethro.binks at strath.ac.uk
Tue Jun 28 07:36:28 UTC 2011
On Mon, 27 Jun 2011, Lee wrote:
> After seeing that the regularly scheduled rancid run failed to get
> several F5 configs this morning I ran it manually:
> export NOPIPE=YES
> rancid-run F5
> rancid collected all the configs & no errors in the log. Crontab
> kicked off the rancid run later in the day & several F5s showed up in
> the log with the
> missed cmd(s): ls --full-time --color=never /config/ssl/ssl.crt,ls
> --full-time --color=never /config/ssl/ssl.key
> again, run rancid manually with NOPIPE=YES and everything works.
> Any thoughts on how to debug the problem would be appreciated since
> the standard debugging suggestion is to set NOPIPE and use the -d
> option. I have yet to see rancid fail to get an F5 config if nopipe
> is set
In that case, in rancid.conf you can set NOPIPE permanently:
# if NOPIPE is set, temp files will be used instead of a cmd pipe during
# collection from the router(s).
NOPIPE=YES; export NOPIPE
Does that help?
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Jethro R Binks, Network Manager,
Information Services Directorate, University Of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK
The University of Strathclyde is a charitable body, registered in
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