[cvsnt] Re: Problem with :sspi: and :ssh: and IP masquerading

Tony Hoyle tmh at nodomain.org
Tue Jan 28 08:32:20 GMT 2003

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Andreas Schildbach wrote:

> Hello everybody,
> I am using - shame on me - Windows.NET Server (build 3663, should be beta
> 1) to masquerade my home network from the Internet. I am forwarding ports
> 2401 and 2402 to my CVS server, and everything worked fine with the
> :pserver:-protocol.

Don't forward port 2402 as it's only used locally.

> When I try to access via :ssh: from the outside (I tried 2 different
> locations), I get the following error message:
> C:\projects>cvs -d :ssh:<user>@<host>:/cvsroot login
> Logging in to :ssh:<user>@<host>:2401/cvsroot
> CVS password: ***
> cvs [login aborted]: Error connecting to ssh server: Unknown error -40
> What does this error mean?
> Do I need to forward another port?
ssh goes over port 22 IIRC.  The 2401 in the message is a bit bogus.


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