[cvsnt] Re: sspi protocol

Tony Hoyle tmh at nodomain.org
Sat Jul 10 10:58:26 BST 2004

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Steve Forsyth wrote:
> Again, excuse my lack of knowledge in the networking side of things... 
> but, I just want to verify that in order to use sspi, the server must be 
> authenticated to a domain?... and the username/login would have to 
> belong to that domain?

It works fine in a workgroup - your CVS users just log into the CVS 
server rather than a domain.

> I'm asking because I have a home computer that I am trying to use the 
> ext wrapper for sspi, I couldn't login due to authentication issues and 
> then I realized that I don't have my server as part of a domain.

You'll probably have to do a 'cvs login' from the command line first, to 
  cache the password.  Domains make this a lot easier :)

> So... I'm just going to go down the list:
> pserver (extremely unsecure)
> ssh1  (has been hacked, so probably not the best route)
> sspi & ext:sspi  (server must be logged into a domain)
> and
> ssh2  (the only one left)

There's also sserver.


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