|author||Tar Committer <email@example.com>||2002-08-09 21:59:06 +0000|
|committer||Tar Committer <firstname.lastname@example.org>||2002-08-09 21:59:06 +0000|
Imported from rancid-2.2.2.tar.gz.rancid-2.2.2
Diffstat (limited to 'man')
4 files changed, 50 insertions, 19 deletions
diff --git a/man/env.5.in b/man/env.5.in
index 1050ac7..99366c4 100644
@@ -49,11 +49,20 @@ Default: $BASEDIR/CVS
Determines which passwords will be filtered from configs. The value may be
"NO", "YES", or "ALL" to filter none of the passwords, only those which are
reversable or plain-text, or all (plus ssh keys, etc), respectively.
-Note that passwords whose value cycles and would produce erroneous diffs
-are always filtered (eg: Alteon passwords). Note that a value of "NO" could
-be a security issue.
+Note: a value of "NO" could be a security issue since diffs are sent via
+e-mail. A value of "ALL" is encouraged.
+does not affect the handling of SNMP community strings. see
+Note: passwords whose value cycles and would produce erroneous diffs
+are always filtered (eg: Alteon passwords).
diff --git a/man/lg.conf.5.in b/man/lg.conf.5.in
index cb052f7..b5d5423 100644
@@ -9,7 +9,8 @@ contains configuration for the looking glass scripts.
The syntax is that of
.IR perl (1).
-It is used to set variables to affect run-time behavior or to locate resources.
+It is used to set variables to affect run-time behavior and/or to locate
The following variables are used (alphabetically):
@@ -67,7 +68,7 @@ Defines a html image tag (<img>) which, if defined, will be included at
the top of the looking glass pages. It may contain any html as it is
simply handed off to print().
-Example: $LG_IMAGE="<img src=/icons/rancid.gif hspace=0>\n <font size=+2>FOO</font>";
+Example: $LG_IMAGE="<img src=/icons/rancid.gif hspace=0>\\n <font size=+2>FOO</font>";
@@ -79,7 +80,8 @@ Example: $LG_INFO="For Support contact <a href=mailto:webmaster\@localhost>webma
-Defines the fully qualified path name for the log file or the
+Defines the fully qualified path name (ie: begins with '/') for the log file
.BR syslog (3)
facility to use for logging. For syslog, the argument is the lowercase name
of a syslog facility (see syslog.h) without the 'LOG_' prefix.
@@ -98,12 +100,12 @@ format. It lists the devices that should be available to the looking glass
users. Only those devices of supported types and with state 'up' are made
available. If not defined and the default file does not exist, the looking
glass will compile a list from the router.db files of all the groups present
-in rancid, that is a concatenation of $BASEDIR/*/router.db.
+in rancid, that is, the list will be a concatenation of $BASEDIR/*/router.db.
Note that if the concatenation method is used, it may be necessary to alter
-the mode of the router.db files in the rancid group directories, since the
+the mode of the router.db files in the rancid group directories, since rancid's
default umask is 027 (see
.BR env (5)).
@@ -128,22 +130,35 @@ note that it must include $BASEDIR/bin (see above).
+.Bl -tag -width LG_CONF -compact
+file. See the
+section for more information.
is interpreted directly by
.IR perl (1),
-so its syntax follows that of perl. Errors may produce quite unexpected
+so its syntax follows that of perl. Syntax errors may produce quite unexpected
.Bl -tag -width .BASEDIR/bin/ENV -compact
Configuration file described here, where $BASEDIR is set at the time that
-the rancid package was configured. In this case, $BASEDIR is
+the rancid package was configured. In this installation, $BASEDIR is
.IR @prefix@ .
is located by the value of the environment variable LG_CONF, in the CWD
-(current working directory), or rancid install directory ($BASEDIR/util/lg).
+(current working directory), or rancid install directory ($BASEDIR/util/lg),
+in that order.
.SH SEE ALSO
.BR cloginrc (5),
diff --git a/man/lg_intro.1.in b/man/lg_intro.1.in
index 1af8942..b6ced11 100644
@@ -18,7 +18,7 @@ The looking glass consists of two CGI
-.IR lg.form.cgi ,
+.IR lgform.cgi ,
.BR lg.conf (5)
@@ -28,12 +28,12 @@ there is an error in the file's syntax or if the file can not be found, error
messages will be displayed on standard-error. The Apache http server
redirects standard-error to its error log file by default.
-lg.form.cgi displays a html form consisting of a list of possible
+lgform.cgi displays a html form consisting of a list of possible
router commands that can be run and a scrolling list of routers that
these commands may be run on. When the form is submitted, lg.cgi is
-When lg.cgi is run, it begins by performing some basic checks on the
+lg.cgi begins by performing some basic checks on the
arguments passed to it. If these checks pass, lg.cgi either displays
cached data from a previous invocation if that data exists and is
within the cache interval or uses
@@ -59,6 +59,7 @@ these. See the README file.
.BR lg.conf (5)
Rancid's looking glass is based on Ed Kern's (included by permission,
-thanks Ed!), which can be found on http://nitrous.digex.net/. Support
-for Junipers, rancid's device login scripts, and additional commands have
-been added to the original.
+thanks Ed!), which could once be found on http://nitrous.digex.net/ but
+has apparently been removed. Support for Juniper and Foundry devices,
+use of rancid's device login scripts, and additional commands and checks
+have been added to the original.
@@ -22,7 +22,7 @@ file
takes a list of files to run a command on. The first line of each file begins
with a colon (:) or a pound-sign (#). If a colon, the remainder of the
line is a command to run for each of the subsequent lines. If a pound-sign,
-then each subsequent line is command, unless the
+then each subsequent line is a command, unless the
option was specified, in which case it operates as if the argument to
@@ -60,7 +60,7 @@ The command-line options are as follows:
-Command to be run on each each of the arguments following the command-line
+Command to be run on each of the arguments following the command-line
options, when the first line of the input file(s) begin with a pound-sign
@@ -91,6 +91,12 @@ Default: 3
Quiet mode. Do not log anything.
+is mutually exclusive with the
+options and the option appearing last will take precedence.