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Not everyone can afford Solarwinds Orion Network Configuration Management (NCM) or CiscoWorks LAN Management Solution (LMS) to manage the changes to their network device configurations. That is why Really Awesome New Cisco confIg Differ (RANCID) continues to be a favourite tool among network engineers. RANCID's real benefit to network administrators is its ability to backup network device configurations and help you investigate changes to your environment.