[rancid] Support for Aruba devices

heasley heas at shrubbery.net
Fri Feb 8 06:30:49 UTC 2013

Thu, Feb 07, 2013 at 02:25:25PM -0800, Elle Plato:
> Andrew,
> > I haven't done it, but one issue is that their encrypted strings change
> > between each run of "show configuration" even when the configuration is 
> > unaltered.
> I am hoping other people put pressure on Aruba to fix this, they change
> encrypted strings, the location of items with ACLs, blank lines and more.
> I use perl with expect.pm, and have a script replace the
> keys with *****, and as long as I have the keys someplace else
> for hardware replacements, this works well to avoid the constantly changing 
> diffs.
> Today's fun is two devices, both running Version and one prints 
> extra
> blank lines in "show startup-config" and the other does not.  I was hoping 
> the
> rancid community would have seen this and had some insight, but if that is
> the case, my google foo does not find it.

there is code in the cisco module to compress comment lines of running
configs.  you could use the same method to filter the extra blanks.

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