[cvsnt] Moving from existing installation to a new installation

KKolle at gkservices.com KKolle at gkservices.com
Fri Jan 17 12:37:23 GMT 2003

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First, here are my specs:
Version: Build 57j
OS: Win2000
Client: WinCVS Beta 10 (Build 1)

We are retiring our existing win2000 box and we have a new replacement win2000
box. I have existing repositories that I need ported over to the new box. Is
there an easy way to do this? Our existing cvs setup works just fine. We are
using sspi. The name of the new box is the same name as the old box and all
paths are the same on both boxes.

OK, now I'm getting frustrated!

I wiped out the installation I did and started fresh on the new server.
One interesting thing to note: after I uninstalled and reinstalled cvsnt, the
control applet recognized my previous repositories, even though I had deleted
them from my d:\cvsrepo.
So, I created a testing repository, following everything I did on my previous
successful installation (on the old box).
In wincvs1.3, I get this error message when trying to import:
     cvs [import aborted]: unrecognized auth response from nts0986: cvs [server
aborted]: Authentication failed
In wincvs1.2, I get this error message when trying to import:
     cvs [add aborted]: CVSROOT kkolle at nts0986:/testing must be an absolute

Also, after I set the cvsroot in the command line with: set cvsroot
=:sspi:nts0986:/testing [enter], then I enter cvs passwd -a kkolle, I get the
following error:
cvs [passwd aborted]: no such user kkolle in CVSROOT/passwd
At this point, I don't even have a passwd file in the file system!

But, I did get this command to work once (cvs passwd -a kkolle), but I haven't
been able to get it to work since (not sure on the sequence of events of how I
got it to work)

Here is my config file:

# Set this to "no" if pserver shouldn't check system users/passwords

# Put CVS lock files in this directory rather than directly in the repository.

# Use a CVS Lock server (overrides LockDir setting).

# Set `TopLevelAdmin' to `yes' to create a CVS directory at the top
# level of the new working directory when using the `cvs checkout'
# command.

# Set `LogHistory' to `all' or `TOFEWGCMAR' to log all transactions to the
# history file, or a subset as needed (ie `TMAR' logs all write operations)


Here is my passwd file:


Here is my admin file:



Any help would be much appreciated.  Thanks

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