[rancid] Rancid and Nortel 8600
heas at shrubbery.net
Wed Oct 30 22:18:57 UTC 2013
Wed, Oct 30, 2013 at 08:27:12AM +0200, Alan McKinnon:
> Hi AJ,
> That would explain it.
> It's most unusual that it happens when brancid is running though, as
> it's not idle, it's running commands in rapid succession. Tuning back
> the timeout settings on the switch will probably solve your issue as
> everything else you mention looks fine.
> For troubleshooting things like this, I find
> brancid -d <hostname>
> very useful. It dumps the entire *login command to the console where you
> can copy-paste it and run it repeatedly, plus lots of error output.
> On 29/10/2013 16:53, AJ Schroeder wrote:
> > Alan,
> > Thanks for the reply. I ran blogin manually against the device and it logs me right in, however after letting it idle about 30 seconds I get the TIMEOUT reached message:
its not completing the login - its not matching the prompt that its looking
for, it'd gone into interactive mode at this point and you'd be able to type
at the prompt.
blogin -d host will help you debug.
> > rancid at linux-server:~> bin/blogin host.example.com
> > host.example.com
> > spawn ssh -c 3des -x -l rwa host.example.com
> > rwa at host.example.com's password:
> > Nortel8600:5#
> > Error: TIMEOUT reached
> > rancid at linux-server:~>
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