[rancid] HP Procurve - no config changes yet Rancid thinks there is

heasley heas at shrubbery.net
Thu Sep 11 22:27:47 UTC 2014

Mon, Sep 08, 2014 at 11:47:32AM +0100, Neil Arnold:
> Hi,
> I've got Rancid running for a lot of HP switches without issue. The only
> one I do have an issue with is my core switch. It's a HP Procurve 5412ZL.
> Rancid is set to run every hour and throughout the day. During the day it's
> quiet and not alerting me to anything (which is good as nothing in the
> config changes). However, during the night, it fires off email alerts
> telling me the config has changed. Looking at the email shows things like
> the following:
> aaa port-access authenticator D11 auth-vid 1                  aaa
> port-access authenticato
> It almost looks like the switch can't output the config quick enough for
> Rancid and Rancid only gets half the config. It then thinks it's changed,
> logs it as a diff and fires off an email. I've spent weeks playing with the
> set up to try and fix this all to no avail.
> If anyone has any suggestions, I'd be happy to take them.

is there any reason those lines would change, like folks unplugging their
laptops?  does it send logs to the vtys?

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