[Cvsnt] Re: user-aliases ? - PARTIALLY WORKING NOW

Brian Smith brian-l-smith at uiowa.edu
Tue Apr 2 19:24:43 BST 2002

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Matthias Mohr wrote:
> Now it works !!!!!!
>>After this the passwd file would look like:
>>Where the first part is the new cvs login and the middle part is the cvs password
>>(encrypted) for this login and the third part is the valid NT user login to be used
>>as alias when MyCVSlogin connects.
> I removed the middle-part (the password) by hand (with an text editor),
> so it will look like this:
>    MyCVSlogin::MyNTUser
> That's what I wanted :-)
> But it only works with the pserver-protocol, not with the sspi-protocol:
>   C:\> cvs -d :sspi:MyCVSLogin at cvssrv:/Repository login
>   Logging in to :sspi:MyCVSLogin at cvssrv:2401/Repository
>   CVS password: ValidNTUserPassword
>   cvs [login aborted]: : Authentication failed

cvs -d :sspi:MyNTUser at cvssrv:/Repository login

:pserver: is the only protocol that uses the passwd file. :sspi: mode
authenticates you using your domain/machine credentials.

So, yes, this is a "feature". BTW, If your users can use :sspi: then why
do you need :pserver:?

- Brian

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