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On Thu, 31 Jan 2002 20:01:01 +0000 (UTC), "Christopher Shreve" <cshreve at fulcrum.net> wrote: >created a user called 'xyz'...this is the who the cvs server runs as. >the environment variables for 'xyz' are : >HOME=C:\ >TEMP=C:\WINNT\TEMP >TMP=C:\WINNT\TEMP The C:\winnt\temp dir is not accessible to all in Win 2000, you should create a different directory such as c:\temp and set access permissions to full control for everybody on this. Use this as the CVSNT temp dir. > >The CVSROOT is C:\cvsroot > >The config file (which I've checked into CVS) has the line >SystemAuth=no > >I have a .passwd file (In both C:\ AND C:\cvsroot) that has the >following entry >joeblo:ycVYvYBZFWHXo The file should be C:\CVSROOT\CVSROOT\passwd (assuming that you mean that the repository starts at C:\CVSROOT) There is no period in front of the file name! You are maybe confusing things with the .cvspass file WinCvs keeps in its home directory to cache the passwords for the various servers you visit... > >joeblo is not a windows user or a domain user! However I *THINK* that if >I have this entry in this file then CVS will auth against it. IS this >right? No it is not! You MUST have a valid system user to be able to use CVS. But in the passwd file you can alias the CVS login to a real user by this format cvsloginuser:<encrypted password>:realsystemuser /Bo (Bo Berglund, developer in Sweden) _______________________________________________ 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