[rancid] rancid takes linux user default

Alan McKinnon alan.mckinnon at gmail.com
Tue Dec 24 08:40:46 UTC 2013

On 23/12/13 16:47, Sun wrote:
> I telnet from a linux machine with user linuxuser (linux username) 
> rancid takes that linux user as login user to router(host1) not what is
> given in file.. how ?, only this router behave like this other are using
> user name from file only. 
> /usr/local/rancid/bin/clogin host1
> host1
> spawn telnet host1
> Trying host1
> Connected to host1
> Escape character is '^]'.
> User Access Verification
> Username: linuxuser
> Password:
> though I put different user in configuration file 
> why so any idea guys ? 

Did you run the clogin above as the linuxuser or as the rancid user?

I would guess you did the former by mistake. Or, you have an incorrect

Alan McKinnon
alan.mckinnon at gmail.com

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