RackMan - Perl modules for connecting to a RackTables database
Rackman is a set of Perl modules for fetching information from a RackTables database RackTables. The distribution also includes some commands that show how to use the RackMan API.
- rack is a program that generates the configuration files for the given RackObject, and talk with the corresponding devices to set them up accordingly.
- cisco-status is a program that connects to a Cisco switch to list the devices connected to it, with additionnal information resolved from RackTables.
- cfengine-tags is a program that generates tag files for Cfengine.
A technical presentation of this software was made at the French Perl Workshop 2012: http://maddingue.org/conferences/fpw-2012/rackman/
Note: This software was written to perform very specific tasks. Although it was tried to keep it generic, it certainly isn't, and the documentation is very rough. There's a more comprehensive tutorial (only in French for now) in pod/RackMan/Manual.fr.pod
To install this module, run the following commands:
perl Makefile.PL make make test make install
Alternatively, to install with Module::Build, you can use the following commands:
perl Build.PL ./Build ./Build test ./Build install
After installing, you can find documentation for this module with the perldoc command.
This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License version 3 or later: http://www.fsf.org/licensing/licenses/gpl.txt
Sebastien Aperghis-Tramoni (firstname.lastname@example.org)