tool to wrangle config file changes

Alexander Merniy alexmern at
Thu Aug 19 06:30:11 UTC 2010

I'm using this for configuration backup:

On 19/08/2010, at 5:16 AM, Rogelio wrote:

> Long story short, a really crappy vendor is being shoved down our
> NOC's throat.  They have a horrid CLI (if you can call it that).
> People don't understand it (it's non-intuitive) and are screwing up
> things all the time.
> In the hopes of coping with the madness, some of us are looking to put
> together some sort of open source configuration management tool, such
> as RANCID.  Any luck with this on non-standard equipment, particularly
> ones that DO NOT allow you to output something nice and "scriptable"
> (e.g. Cisco's "show running-config")
> (If not RANCID, any other suggestions?)

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