[rancid] (no subject) and Re: System Up Time & Dell

Alan McKinnon alan.mckinnon at gmail.com
Sat May 3 06:48:52 UTC 2014

On 02/05/2014 20:03, heasley wrote:
> Fri, May 02, 2014 at 09:10:28AM +0100, Howard Jones:

>> Even a document describing the data and control flow through the various 
>> components of RANCID would make it easier for someone to help themselves 
>> though. For example, it wasn't clear to me for a while that actually, 
>> the *rancid script doesn't really interact with the device at all - just 
>> squirts a canned list of commands, and then tries to make sense of all 
>> the output afterwards.
> ack.

I have a reasonable skeleton "How Rancid works: A doc for sysadmins"
article hanging around. Maybe I should grab it from my wiki and post it
here for review.

Alan McKinnon
alan.mckinnon at gmail.com

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