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Many Thanks Tony! Adding the System Users group did the trick! Marc... "Tony Hoyle" <tmh at nodomain.org> wrote in message news:3e2532db.757758484 at news.cvsnt.org... > >I then managed to install WinCVS on my laptop, and got it working initially > >using the pserver protocol to connect to the cvsnt server. I then changed > >over to the SSPI protocol and after a LOT of headscratching managed to get > >things initially working OK with it as well. But my question is this- In > >order for WinCVS to work from my laptop, I had to add the group "Everyone" > >for all the files and folders in the repository. (I grant all file > >permissions for this group as well) No other user or groups seem to work... > >I tried to create a "cvsusers" group and added my login user name to it, on > >the desktop. I then added the "cvsusers" group to all the repository files > >(again with all file permissions granted), and remove the "Everyone" group . > >But then WinCVS fails on every command it sends in. For example - > > > cvs does its initial access to the repository as LocalSystem, so you > need to grant access to the system user for the CVSROOT and > CVSROOT/config at least. After it's read the config and validated the > user all access should be done as the user, so the rest of the > repository should work as expected. > > Tony >