[Cvsnt] Usage of cvs passwd

Tony Hoyle tmh at nothing-on.tv
Mon Jul 29 17:32:38 BST 2002

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On Mon, 29 Jul 2002 14:32:57 +0000 (UTC), jonas.bergvall at ibitec.se
(Jonas Bergvall) wrote:

>Hi all,
>I get this error when I try to do a "cvs passwd -a new_user".
>cvs [server aborted]: Only administrators can add or change another's password
>My domain account on the server belongs to the Administrators group. Server uses only pserver mode. Do you have to specify CVS-administrators somewhere in the repository?
>I've missed something about this command, so can someone help me?
It should work, depending on the SystemAuth setting in the config
file.  If SystemAuth=No then it doesn't check the system account
privilege, only the CVSROOT/admins file.


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