[cvsnt] Can't authenticate ..... please help

Peter Crowther Peter.Crowther at melandra.com
Wed Jul 2 13:51:11 BST 2003

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> From: Claus L. Petersen [mailto:clausp at softhome.net] 
> I have installed the cvsnt server ver. 2.0.5  as described in 
> the document
> InstallationTips  but when I get to 2.10 in the document 
> testing the server
> I get the following error:
> C:\>set cvsroot=:sspi:
> C:\>cvs ls -l -r
> cvs [ls aborted]: Can't authenticate - server and client 
> cannot agree on an
> authentication scheme
> What am I doing wrong????


Does your CVSNT service stop at the same time, or does it continue?
I've had this symptom on two Windows 2000 machines, both heavily loaded
with application server software (I've never yet actually persuaded
CVSNT to work in my work environment :-( ).  I've not yet found a fix,
and would be interested to see if someone else could replicate the

		- Peter
Peter Crowther, Director, Melandra Limited

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