I managed to write a Device template to backup Alcatel OmniSwitch with NCM.
It works with all AOS switches: 6250, 6450, 6850, 7700, 9700 …
Alcatel OmniSwitch OS (AOS) have specials features:
1) there is no enable mode.
2) the prompt is NOT made up with the switch hostname. The prompt can be what ever you want it to be, but the prompt is then present in the config.
My prompt is
The config will then have the line in it
session prompt default "myswitch>"
This causes NCM to stop getting the config just before that line because it thinks it went to the end of the config and that the switch gave the prompt again.
You need to use RESET and the "prompt string" command and use 4 characters (maximum) that are not in your config: I use ">#>#" . Don't use "->" because it can be used in interface description like "bloc1 -> bloc2".
Normally there is no pagination of the config, but 2 of my 250 AOS switches needed "no more", so the RESET looks like that:
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