[cvsnt] SSPI can't authenticate

Glen Starrett grstarrett at cox.net
Thu Feb 12 08:01:58 GMT 2004

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Richard Banks wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm running CVS 2.0.14 on a Win2K box with Active Directory.
> SSPI has been working very nicely for the past month or so until 
> yesterday. I now get this message:
> c:\Program Files\cvsnt> cvs -d :sspi:localhost:/Repo version
> cvs [version aborted]: Can't authenticate - server and client cannot 
> agree on an
> authentication scheme (got '')
> It happens from clients machines and from the command prompt on the 
> server itself.
> Does anyone know of a reason that this might suddenly start happening 
> now?  System DLLs changed, files missing, etc?
New firewall settings, AV settings, or a patch from MS perhaps?  Just a 

Try running cvsservice -t and see if you get any clues.

Glen Starrett

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