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For questions about Cisco RANCID Network management application released under a BSD-style license. RANCID uses Expect to connect to the routers, send some commands and put the results in files.

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Rancid can't download Cisco Configuration

Using CentOS 7 with Rancid configured. I'm using Rancid to get my Cisco switches configuration, but seems that Rancid isn't able to get my configs. The output of my logs: starting: Seg Out 8 18:47:...
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How to get RANCID to back up a Linksys SRW208? [closed]

I can write expect scripts to automate logins and backups on regular SSH prompts, but the SRW208 switch has a weird console GUI that makes it difficult to automate logging in. See picture: http://...
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RANCID saving config lines out of order [closed]

On one of the configs backed up by RANCID, it has switched two lines. Lines 241 and 242, for example, have been swapped. It does this every time the backup is grabbed, and it only happens on this ...
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Cisco ASA multiple context and RANCID backup

I'm handling some Cisco ASA with multiple context, and I'm looking for a solution where I can have RANCID handle the backup of the multiple context, but by adding the changeto system and show tech-...
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Getting rancid/clogin to work in spite of banners filled with #-marks?

I have thousands of switches where the company banner proudly flies in ASCII art made exclusively of #-marks. This, according to the rancid FAQ, is a show stopper: Q. Are there any characters in ...