[rancid] Cisco Banner Issue

Alan McKinnon alan.mckinnon at gmail.com
Thu Mar 20 15:26:29 UTC 2014

On 20/03/2014 16:13, Alex DEKKER wrote:
> On 20/03/14 09:59, Alan McKinnon wrote:
>> On 20/03/2014 11:27, Hans Mueller wrote:
>>> *     Auftragsnummer: XY#763743                          *
>>> One possibility is ignore lines containing "#" that also have whitespace
>>> earlier in the line. Those always seem to be banner text and real-life
>>> cli prompts seldom contain whitespace
> Yeah, surely the only time that the # is a prompt is when it's the last
> character on a line *and* no further output is forthcoming?
> alexd

In an ideal, theoretical world that is true. Neither of us live in such
a world and prompts are often not what they should be.

Alan McKinnon
alan.mckinnon at gmail.com

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