[rancid] Linux Networking Support

Tyler J. Wagner tyler at tolaris.com
Thu Aug 16 14:40:00 UTC 2012

I have scripts like that, but not for RANCID. I collect all the useful
output and dump to files, mostly for questions like "What kernel modules
and what firewall rules were loaded on machine X at time T"? But for
configuration backup of Linux machines, I use BackupPC.


On 2012-08-16 15:16, Matthew Walster wrote:
> It strikes me that someone must have created a RANCID script that does the
> following:
> * iptables-save
>   -  Removing the counters from the output
> * lspci / lsusb / lscpu / lsblk
> * ip a
>   -  i.e. the useful bits of ifconfig without the counters etc
> Has anyone produced such a script? If not, would others be interested in
> seeing one? Are there any other suggested commands that could be run of
> interest?
> Matthew Walster
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