[cvsnt] Permission denied (config)

Chris Webb chris.webb at voxsurf.com
Fri Jan 31 12:13:20 GMT 2003

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We have the same problem, did you ever get this resolved?


keinespams at gmx.de wrote:
> Hi,
> please HELP me! I have tried everything with our administrator, but we could
> not get CVSNT running!
> The following was already discussed on the list, but unfortunately it did
> not help me. I already asked again, but nobody answered. I am desperate for
> help!
> When I do the following I am getting an error message:
> C:\>set CVSROOT=:ntserver:ALI:/TEST
> C:\>cvs passwd -a haag
> cvs [passwd aborted]: unrecognized auth response from ALI: cvs server: E
> cannot open G:/cvs/cvsrepo/TEST/CVSROOT/config: Permission denied
> I have checked the directory tree on the server ALI: Both "System" and
> "Everyone" have full read/write access to all directories.
> The CVS repository is on a W2K-server in a domain. The CVSNT service is up
> and running.
> I am logged in as administrator on the server. However, user 'haag' (which I
> want to add to the password list) does not have an account on the server
> ALI, but in the domain.
> I have followed Bo Berglunds installation instructions as closely as
> possible (as you can see from the "/TEST"...).
> What is wrong here? How can I check? At what stage in the CVSNT service try
> to access the "config" file?
> Thanks many many times for your help!
> Achim Haag
> mail: keinespams at gmx.de (this is not a spam address, it is an address to
> keep out spams!)

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