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The guest account is disabled. I am new to the SSPI protocol - I just heard of it today. Since this is a Microsoft proprietary protocol is there any way it is authenticating off of the VPN account? I wouldn't think this is possible but with M$ you never know. Jon Lennard "Glen Starrett" <grstarrett at cox.net> wrote in message news:mailman.468.1077339699.472.cvsnt at cvsnt.org... > jon lennard wrote: > > >What surprises me is if I logout and then execute the login > >command with no account information, i.e. > > > > cvs -d :sspi:cvsservermachine:/cvsrepository login > > > >I am prompted for a password and can choose to just hit return or enter > >nonsense, but I STILL login successfully even though my local account > >means nothing to the cvs server. What am I not understanding? > > > > > Do you have the guest account enabled on the server? I bet that's what > is happening. I tried just what you outlined on a test system here and > AFAICT it works properly. When CVSNT authenticates via sspi, Windows > will try a few things including your existing credentials and a guest > account before it rejects you. Let us know if this isn't the case. > > Regards, > > -- > Glen Starrett > > --(shameless plug)-- > Help Scotty get his star: http://www.ScottysStar.com/ > >