AW: [cvsnt] Can´t authenticate

Guido Dappert gdappert at
Wed Jul 16 19:43:26 BST 2003

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Thank you for answer !
Sorry I make some mistakes in my mail.

Ok. You writing correct ! I have entered a username that exist in W2K but it
don´t work.
But very intresting is the following.
I test the same konfiguration on a different machine with same OS & SP and
same konfiguration of CVSNT.
This will work very good !!?? The machines have one big difference. The
second machine has one Network Card
and the first machine (don´t work) has two Network Cards. I think a
Protocolanalyzer tell more !


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Betreff: RE: [cvsnt] Can´t authenticate

> -----Original Message-----
> From: gdappert at [mailto:gdappert at]
> Sent: Tuesday, July 15, 2003 9:54 AM
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> Subject: [cvsnt] Can´t authenticate
> Hello
> I try  first time to bring CVSNT to run and I have large problems.
> I have:
> Windows 2000 Prof SP3
> Install CVSNT 2.06 like step by step manual
> Make Directories cvsrepo and cvstemp and one user have all rights on
> this directories
> I make cvsrepo/test too and cvsnt initialize this directory
> (cvsrepo/test/CVSROOT)
> after restarting service and reboot I try "set
> cvsroot=:sspi:<computername>:/test" and
> cvs ls -l -R

I see two problems here.
	1. you need a user name. Here is an example:
	2. You need to use the login command before anything will work.
         in WinCVS, its "Admin->login" or from the command line
         its "cvs -d :sspi:<user>@<computername>:/test login"
	   then it will ask for a password.
After this, your "ls" command should work.

Hope this helps.


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