[cvsnt] cvs [update aborted]: Can't authenticate - server and client cannot agree on an authentication scheme (got '')

Glen Starrett grstarrett at cox.net
Thu Feb 19 02:34:16 GMT 2004

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Rob Green wrote:

>Using sspi i am now getting
>"cvs [update aborted]: Can't authenticate - server and client cannot agree 
>on an authentication scheme (got '')"
>after i have upgraded to 2.0.26 on both the windows 2000 server and my 
>windows xp client.  I upgraded after applying sp4 to w2k, so dont know if 
>that broke it either..  I cant find any documentation on how to get sspi 
>working (i dont remember how i originally did it), nor any info on the 
>specific error.
There have been reports of AV updates causing this recently--check that 
first.  I believe it was within the last couple weeks if you want to 
search the archives to find the thread.

Glen Starrett

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