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Did you go through the step-by-step I have on this URL?: http://w1.858.telia.com/~u85831169/InstallCVSNT.html It deals with the complete installation and setup, but on this subject I have a small section too: http://w1.858.telia.com/~u85831169/InstallCVSNT.html#AddUsers The admin file is a simple list of user logins that are allowed to act as CVS admins. The login goes on an otherwise empty line, ine for each login. Please note that the login is case sensitive. Like so: charlie jane phuhes /Bo On Tue, 6 Aug 2002 13:08:41 -0400, "Janusz Racz" <janusz.racz at mail.goecon.net> wrote: >Bo, > >1) I use 220.127.116.11 build 57f >2) I am logged on my NT (server) as an administrator >3) so I supposed I am a member of adm group >4)I do not use domain authetication (SystemAuth=no) > >I do not have an admin file. What's its format? Anyway, I cannot start without adding users to the repository. > >I'll be gratefull for all hints. > >Janusz > > >---------- Original Message ---------------------------------- >From: bo.berglund at telia.com (Bo Berglund) >Reply-To: bo.berglund at telia.com >Date: Tue, 06 Aug 2002 16:40:00 GMT > >>On Tue, 6 Aug 2002 11:51:00 -0400, "Janusz Racz" >><janusz.racz at mail.goecon.net> wrote: >> >>>Hi Folk, >>>I have problems with adding new users. I tried the following combinations: >>> >>>1) cvsroot was set to :ntserver:myserver_name:/TEST >>>I typed: "cvs passwd -a newUser" >>>after the prompt for the new password I typed it and confirmed. >>>Then I got the message: cvs [server aborted] only administrators >>>can add or change anothers password. >>> >>>2) then I set cvsroot to :pserver:myserver_name:/TEST and >>>tried again to add a new user: "cvs passwd -a newUser". I received same message: >>>cvs [server aborted] only administrators can add or change anothers password. >>> >>>What I missed? I feel I should login as cvs administartor and >>>then to add a new user, however I tried all combinations >>>(on ntserver and pserver) and always something was wrong. >>> Can anybody help me? >>> >>>Janusz >>> >> >>First a few questions: >>1) Which version of CVSNT are you using? >>2) Are you logged in to the server PC when you try adding the user? >>3) Is your login a member of the Administrators group on the server PC >>4) Are you using domain authentication? >> >>Normally the first users could be entered simply from the CVSNT >>machine if you are logged in as an account in the Administrators group >>and use the :ntserver: protocol. >>Then you can also list the users who are to be given CVS admin rights >>in a file CVSROOT/admin >> >> >> >> >>/Bo >>(Bo Berglund, developer in Sweden) >>_______________________________________________ >>cvsnt mailing list >>cvsnt at cvsnt.org cvsnt downloads at march-hare.com @CVSNT on Twitter CVSNT on Facebook >>http://www.cvsnt.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/cvsnt https://www.march-hare.com/cvspro/en.asp#downcvs >> > > > > > >________________________________________________________________ >Sent via the Econ WebMail system > > > > /Bo (Bo Berglund, developer in Sweden)