[rancid] Error when trying to back up a JunOS device, SRX100

Heasley heas at shrubbery.net
Sat Apr 21 15:44:07 UTC 2018

Sat, Apr 21, 2018 at 10:48:42AM +0000, Lauri Haveri:
> Hello,
> I just wanted to tell that little over one week ago I was able to fix this error by using an account that had admin-rights. The ones I used previously were root-account and read-only account.

the root account typically receives a unix prompt, which the scripts do not

> Now the same problem is facing me with a “HP procurve 2510”. I have assigned an account with manager-rights and configured it to .cloginrc file. I am able to login to the HP Switch by using command “/var/lib/rancid/bin/clogin DEVICENAME”
> Do you have any idea if there are any special things to be considered in HP Switches?

rancid -t hp -C hostname

will give you the complete command that rancid will run; use that for testing.
Also, see the FAQ section 3 qestion 2.

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