[rancid] Rancid and Viewvc / Authentication and Inventory View
daniel.schmidt at wyo.gov
Tue Oct 1 22:11:37 UTC 2013
Who hasn't cobbled last minute rancid parsers to double check the SN,
SNMP-location, ect out of configs for the inventory Nazis? I bet Heas
On Tue, Oct 1, 2013 at 10:03 AM, Heasley <heas at shrubbery.net> wrote:
> > Am Oct 1, 2013 um 0:46 schrieb Alan McKinnon <alan.mckinnon at gmail.com>:
> >> On 01/10/2013 09:07, Tayfun Sarı wrote:
> >> Hi All,
> >> I install rancid and viewvc successfully.I had 2 thing to be done and
> >> need advice.
> >> 1-Need a authentication for viewvc.Is it possible to do it by
> >> configuration or need to installa some other tools?Whats is your advice
> >> and best practices?
> >> 2-I need to view the inventory of my cisco switches.What should I do to
> >> view this info on Viewvc.
> > viewvc is a CVS viewer that runs in a web server. It takes your cvs
> > files and presents them in a browser. Authentication is done in viewvc
> > and in your http server, it has nothing to do with rancid.
> > A CVS viewer can only show you the files it has in the CVS repo, it
> > cannot extract information from them and present it in different ways.
> > Rancid by itself does not intelligently process inventory, it only grabs
> > show output and puts it in a file. You can view that file to see what
> > rancid recorded (as well as everything else it also recorded)
> You could also write something to post process the rancid data.
> > By inventory do you mean an organized list of what hardware you have
> > installed with eg serial and model numbers? If that's what you mean you
> > will need to use a proper inventory tool, rancid is not suitable for
> > that purpose.
> > --
> > Alan McKinnon
> > alan.mckinnon at gmail.com
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