[rancid] Can clogin prompt for a password?

Brandon Ewing nicotine at warningg.com
Thu Aug 4 16:54:05 UTC 2016

On Thu, Aug 04, 2016 at 05:46:29PM +0200, Alan McKinnon wrote:
> are the admins of that central system willing to give you a rancid
> system account? That's usually a routine corporate request and can be
> locked down in a way that will satisfy the auditors

We do have a system account for making configuration backups.  However, we
also use centralized syslogging to fire off per-router rancid runs with a
custom change author to allow coarse attribution of changes to individual
users/git blame log.  Utilizing a shared account would defeat that purpose.

Brandon Ewing                                     (nicotine at warningg.com)
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: not available
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 198 bytes
Desc: not available
URL: <http://www.shrubbery.net/pipermail/rancid-discuss/attachments/20160804/36779047/attachment.sig>

More information about the Rancid-discuss mailing list