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Thanks Ian. There's some additional information on this under the original posting and under Glen Starrett's posting. (It turns out that my creating the repository directory under the Administrator account caused a great deal of the difficulty.) Thank you very much once again for your assistance. Yours truly, Jim Bonang "Ian Epperson" <Ian at axiomdesign.com> wrote in message news:mailman.23.1060709838.590.cvsnt at cvsnt.org... > Does the local user "anonymous" have full file permissions on the module > (and it's parent) that you are trying to check out? > > __________ > > do > fork agent( smith ); > repeat; > > > -----Original Message----- > > From: Jim B. [mailto:none at none.com] > > Sent: Tuesday, August 12, 2003 10:13 AM > > To: cvsnt at cvsnt.org cvsnt downloads at march-hare.com @CVSNT on Twitter CVSNT on Facebook > > Subject: [cvsnt] Windows 2000 File Permissions and remote > > access protocols > > > > > > Dear CVS Experts, > > > > I'm having difficulty with remote access to my CVSNT (2.1.1) > > repository > > under Windows 2000 Server. I installed CVSNT as > > Administrator. The CVS > > Service and Locking Service are running. "Server side > > support for ntserver > > protocol", "Impersonation", and "Use local users for pserver > > authentication > > instead of domain users" are enabled. I've set up access for user > > "anonymous" in the passwd file and in the writers file in \CVSROOT for > > repository d:\cvsrepo\test2. > > > > When I try to access the repository from the local machine > > using either the > > ntserver, pserver or sspi protocols, a file permission error > > is generated. > > (I imported a project into the repository using the :local > > protocol without > > difficulty.) The command and error message (for psever) are > > as follows: > > > > D:\cvsrepo\test2\CVSROOT>cvs > > -d:pserver:anonymous at theta:d:\cvsrepo\test2 > > login > > Logging in to :pserver:anonymous at theta:2401:d:/cvsrepo/test2 > > CVS password: > > cvs [login aborted]: unrecognized auth response from theta: > > cvs server: E > > cannot open d:/cvsrepo/test2/CVSROOT/config: Permission denied > > > > The same error message occurs when trying to access the > > repository from a > > remote machine using the pserver protocol. (When I use > > ntserver or sspi, > > the error indicates "Authentication failed.") > > > > I've removed the repository prefix setting in the CVSNT control panel. > > I also tried setting SysAuth=no in the \CVSROOT\config file. > > The Administrator user has full access to the CVSROOT\config file, the > > cvstemp directory, etc. > > > > I tried to follow the instructions in the CVSNT Installation > > Tips, but have > > evidently made an egregious error. > > > > (I haven't found any obvious equivalent to the unix/linux > > inet.d --allow-root=<directory> CVS option for the Windows > > version. Is there > > something similar that needs to be set on Windows 2000?) > > > > Thank you very much for any assistance you can provide. (I've > > used CVS under > > Linux without any trouble, but I'm not as familiar as I should be with > > Windows Administration.) > > > > Yours truly, > > Jim Bonang > > > > > > > > _______________________________________________ > > 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 > >