[rancid] cisco login prompt changes

Hagen, Skye (skyeh@uidaho.edu) skyeh at uidaho.edu
Fri Dec 7 19:59:20 UTC 2018

The prompts for user name and password can also come from your TACACS server. Also, you can change the prompts.

aaa new-model
aaa authentication login REMOTE group tacacs+ local
aaa authentication fail-message #
Local authentication failed. 
aaa authentication password-prompt "Enter local password:"
aaa authentication username-prompt "Enter local username:"
user a secret b
line vty 0 4
 login authentication REMOTE

-----Original Message-----
From: Rancid-discuss <rancid-discuss-bounces at shrubbery.net> On Behalf Of heasley
Sent: Friday, December 7, 2018 11:50 AM
To: Wayne Eisenberg <Wayne.Eisenberg at carolinasit.com>
Cc: 'rancid-discuss at shrubbery.net' <rancid-discuss at shrubbery.net>
Subject: Re: [rancid] cisco login prompt changes

Fri, Dec 07, 2018 at 10:08:50AM +0000, Wayne Eisenberg:
> Hi,
> BTW, I've been seeing on a few cisco devices where the username prompt is now 'User Name:' or 'User name:' instead of 'user name:'. Should the next rancid version update the 'set u_prompt' line to something like
>         set u_prompt "(\[Uu]sername|Login|login|\[Uu]ser \[Nn]ame|User):"
> to account for the possible case change?
> Wayne


Dear Cisco,  Please stop making changes for the sake of change.

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