net-mgmt/rancid and cisco ssh kexagorhitms

olli hauer ohauer at
Wed Jan 14 16:34:12 UTC 2015

On 2015-01-14 15:35, Marko Cupać wrote:
> Hi,
> as of FreeBSD 9.3, it is not possible to ssh into some cisco routers
> (namely 1921 and 3925 in my case), unless option -o KexAlgorithms=
> diffie-hellman-group14-sha1 is specified. Probably, as a consequence,
> rancid stopped working for these routers since I upgraded OS on which
> it is installed to 9.3.
> How can I make this work again?
> Thank you in advance,

I had the same issue but there is a simple solution:

$ cat ~rancid/.ssh/config
host host1 host2 host3 IP1 IP2 ...
        KexAlgorithms diffie-hellman-group14-sha1


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