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I am using SSH public key authentication, with password authentication switching to the correct user context works fine. Thanks for the hint, will look at VanDyke's vshell. On Thu, 6 Dec 2001 08:45:36 -0800, Terris wrote: >Are you using SSH password authentication or SSH public key authentication? > >cygwin's openssh server has a bug whereby if you use public key >authentication, the user is the user's that's running the sshd daemon rather >than the remote user. The cygwin folks claim it's due to a problem with NT, >(funny how that's always the fall-back position for programmers) >but it's actually a problem with their understanding of NT. They need to >look at the CVSNT 188.8.131.52 pserver code. > >If you really have to use public key authentication, use >VanDyke's vshell. http://vandyke.com > >"Ulrich Jakobus" <jakomail at emss.co.za> wrote in message >news:20011206062305.84F06D3EF at mail.emss.co.za... >> Hi, >> >> I am using CVSNT 184.108.40.206 Build 41 (the latest stable) as >> CVS server on Win2k with several CVS clients on Linux/HP/Sun >> and other Windows machines. >> >> The protocal is :ext: with CVS_RSH=ssh, using sshd from Cygwin >> as SSH Server on the Win2k box. >> >> Everything works fine, except that all user names in the CVS >> log files appear to be SYSTEM instead of the real username, >> i.e. I get >> date 2001.12.06.06.14.02; author SYSTEM; state Exp; >> instead of >> date 2001.12.06.06.14.02; author jakobus; state Exp; >> >> sshd has been installed as service under the system account, but >> of course e.g. "ssh cvs_server whoami" correctly reports "jakobus" >> and not "SYSTEM", and also I see that CVS calls the external >> program ssh with the command line argument "-l jakobus". Other >> attempts to debug SSH (running the daemon in debug mode with >> options -ddd or calling ssh with the -v flag) clearly show that >> the ssh authentication works correctly. So I assume that this is >> a problem of CVSNT not getting the correct user name. >> >> Is anybody else observing this? Any idea what the reason might be? >> Any workaround that I might use? >> >> Thanks, >> >> Ulrich >> >> >> >> _______________________________________________ >> Cvsnt mailing list >> Cvsnt at cvsnt.org >> http://www.cvsnt.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/cvsnt https://www.march-hare.com/cvspro/en.asp#downcvs > > > > > > > > >_______________________________________________ >Cvsnt mailing list >Cvsnt at cvsnt.org >http://www.cvsnt.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/cvsnt https://www.march-hare.com/cvspro/en.asp#downcvs _______________________________________________ Cvsnt mailing list Cvsnt at cvsnt.org http://www.cvsnt.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/cvsnt https://www.march-hare.com/cvspro/en.asp#downcvs