I have setup RANCID 2.3.8 to automatically login to my Cisco switches and perform a hourly check\backup of the configuration. After checking RANCID logs, I noticed some switches have login errors from time to time. I will receive the following in my logs for various switches switchname clogin error: Error: EOF received I have TACACS+ configured and noticed that when i receive the above EOF error, RANCID is trying to logon as Show Version or terminal length 0

Any ideas on how to make the RANCID program login with the proper username each time? Is there a way to slow down the program to telnet to the switch wait a few seconds before attempting to login?

I do have logon banners on all switches but not all switches have this issue.

Thank you in advance for any advice\input.