[cvsnt] Re: SSPI Authentication failure after password expiry

matthew b mb7oo at hotmail.com
Sat Jul 10 05:52:59 BST 2004

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>From: Glen Starrett <grstarrett at cox.net> Fri, 02 Jul 2004 19:06:09 -0700
>Tony Hoyle wrote:
>>matthew b wrote:
>>>Is there some cached information on the CVS client? I tried CVS logout 
>>>and looking for a cvspass entry in the registry to no avail.
>>The password cache is in part of the NT security system and AFAIK isn't 
>>accessable for user programs anyway.
>>The only thing cvsnt does is ask the system whether the user has 
>>permissions to login.. it gets back the answer yes or no, and no other 
>>information.  All other information will be logged on the PDC (I assume 
>>you are auditing security failures as a basic security measure anyway).
>OK, I see the SSPI entries in the cvspass only appear when you do a cvs 
>login with a sspi source.  Automatic login isn't listed in there at all.  
>Logout does remove those entries as well.
>Matthew--Is the user able to connect to a regular file share on that server 
>and work on that normally when this condition exists with CVS?

YES. And as mentioned earlier, the user can even use SSPI to connect to CVS, 
just not from that particular client machine. (And other users can use SSPI 
to connect to CVS from that client machine.)


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