[FROG] vtysh -f "Unknown command"

Volodymyr Litovka doka.ua at gmx.com
Wed Dec 4 02:17:07 EST 2019


Hi Donald,

it's not a problem with hostname itself, it's just an example. I'm
trying to figure out, what is allowed while what isn't in "-f" mode :-)

Thank you.

On 03.12.2019 14:41, Donald Sharp wrote:
> hostname is another of the special cases unfortunately, it's in a bit
> of a messed up state and probably could do with someone coming in and
> working on it.  In all honesty it does not set the hosts name at all
> and only sets up what you see in vtysh itself.  Why not just use the
> normal linux way of setting a hostname?
>
> donald
>
>
> On Tue, Dec 3, 2019 at 2:25 AM Volodymyr Litovka <doka.ua at gmx.com> wrote:
>> Hi Donald,
>>
>> thanks for pointing on this, partially it works:
>>
>> # cat inp.txt
>> hostname qqq
>> no router bgp
>> router bgp 12345
>> # vtysh -f inp.txt
>> # vtysh
>>
>> Hello, this is FRRouting (version 7.2).
>> Copyright 1996-2005 Kunihiro Ishiguro, et al.
>>
>> qlt# sh run
>> Building configuration...
>>
>> Current configuration:
>> !
>> frr version 7.2
>> frr defaults traditional
>> hostname qlt
>> log syslog
>> no ipv6 forwarding
>> service integrated-vtysh-config
>> !
>> password 12345
>> !
>> router bgp 12345
>> !
>> line vty
>> !
>> end
>> qlt#
>>
>>
>> So, it FRR accepted "no router bgp / router bgp 12345", but didn't "hostname". Are there limitations on commands which can be used with "-f" key?
>>
>> Thank you.
>>
>> On 03.12.2019 03:43, Donald Sharp wrote:
>>
>> so using the `-f` option implies that you are in configuration
>> sub-mode for FRR.  `show daemons` is not a configuration command and
>> will fail the installation.
>>
>> donald
>>
>> On Mon, Dec 2, 2019 at 3:24 PM Volodymyr Litovka <doka.ua at gmx.com> wrote:
>>
>> Dear friends,
>>
>> probably, I'm missing something, but I'm not able to use "vtysh -f <filename>", while "vtysh -c" works perfectly:
>>
>> # vtysh -c "show daemons"
>>   zebra bgpd watchfrr staticd
>> # cat inp.txt
>> show daemons
>> # vtysh -f inp.txt
>> line 1: % Unknown command[4]: show daemons
>> # echo "show daemons" | vtysh -f /dev/stdin
>> line 1: % Unknown command[4]: show daemons
>>
>> FRR v7.2 under Ubuntu 18.04
>>
>> I will appreciate any ideas on how to configure FRR using pre-generated configuration.
>>
>> Thank you!
>>
>> --
>> Volodymyr Litovka
>>    "Vision without Execution is Hallucination." -- Thomas Edison
>>
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