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Try: net use \\vermont username password And then re-run your CVS commands. Try using -d:sspi:username at vermont:c:/cvs/repo (need to enter "cvs -d:sspi:username at vermont:c:/cvs/repo login" first) Try: telnet vermont 2401 Hit enter -- you should see cvs [server aborted]: bad auth protocol start: "No such host is known" implies a DNS or Wins problem looking up the IP address. Try using the IP address instead of Vermont. <KenSJustin at aol.com> wrote in message news:mailman.43.1043790695.22290.cvsnt at cvsnt.org... > I'm attempting to connect from a client via ":ntserver" and "sspi" , and > trying from both WinCVS and the command-line. Both protocols fail to > connect from both programs. > I have successfully connected on the server machine to the same > repository using ":local" and ":ntserver". > > When I type: > > Cvs -d :ntserver:Vermont:C:\CVS\Repo co oreilly > > I get: > Cvs [checkout aborted]: unrecognized auth response from Vermont: cvs > [server aborted]: bad auth protocol start: BEGIN NTSERVER > > Vermont - is my server machine > C:\CVS\Repo - is the repository location > Oreilly is the module > > When I type: > > Cvs -d :sspi:Vermont:C:\CVS\Repo co oreilly > Error connecting to host Vermont: No such host is know. > Cvs [checkout aborted]: Connect to server failed > > There are currently no other version of CVS on my server machine. > > Thanks, in advance and let me know if there is a better place to go to > solve my problem. Or a method to use. > > > > >