[rancid] rancid access via console server

Craig Hopkins c.o.hopkins at gmail.com
Thu Feb 10 14:31:50 UTC 2022

I'm intrigued how this would work. A console port doesn't have to be logged
off so the expect script would fail. Also, if someone else were using the
console port at the same time then you'd just end up typing over each

On Thu, 10 Feb 2022, 13:42 Jon Lewis, <jlewis at lewis.org> wrote:

> I have a use case where it'd be nice if we could use clogin to access
> switches via their console ports via an out of band access console server
> (that allows authenticated access to its serial ports via ssh mapping TCP
> ports to serial ports).  I thought I recalled this having come up on the
> list in the past, but AFAICT, it doesn't seem to have made it into rancid
> as a feature [yet?].  Is that correct, or am I missing something in the
> docs?
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